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Old 13-07-18, 23:16
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Default Your Google phone will soon screen nuisance calls

An article from Sophos' Naked Security:

Your Google phone will soon screen nuisance calls – Naked Security
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Google is reportedly adding a new feature to its phone app that is sure to please beleaguered phone users everywhere – built-in screening for nuisance callers.

The Google Phone app, found on Google’s own Nexus and Pixel phones, already uses a database of known nuisance numbers to screen spam and scam callers. The new feature, called ‘Call Screen’, will go further by screening unknown or suspicious numbers.

According to Android Police Police, which analysed the code, the call screen feature will ask an incoming caller a series of questions and then transcribe their responses in real time. You can either read their responses as text, or perhaps hear their answers.
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Very similar to Sky Talk Screen. Nothing gets through that to me. I thought BT call screen was good but Sky's is even better.
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