trueCall can zap nuisance phone calls before they bug you

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Telemarketers, silent calls generated by overzealous diallers, over-exuberant automated American-accented robots, the slightly weird relative that you really don’t like talking to on the phone… they’re all reasons to get hold of trueCall, which is supposed to do a pretty good job of screening or zapping unwanted callers.

The trueCall screens phone numbers, letting through ones it recognises on its “star list”, zapping those on the blacklist, and asking unrecognised callers to leave a message…

UPDATED: HOW-TO: Turn off Google Suggest

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Google Suggest seems to have been rolled out to the UK now (I’m getting it, anyway) and we had a comment on our post announcing it asking how you turn it off. I did a little bit of digging, and it turns out it’s relatively easy, so I thought I’d share it for those of you who aren’t so keen on being pre-empted on your searches…