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Call Master Beta for Total Control Over Calls and SMS
Want to be in total control of your calls and SMS? Call Master Beta, XDA Recognised Developer ftgg99‘s new app, gives you that control.
Currently in open beta, Call Master is a unique call and text message firewall for Android devices. Features include:
- Advanced, list and action based system,
- Private call and SMS inbox,
- Completely silent,
- Text routing and replies,
- Customisable, obfuscatable, notifications,
- Action, list and profile prioritisation,
- Action groups and wildcard filters,
- New features every week!
The dev states that they are working hard to expand the functionality offered by the app – if you would like to help test the app, the open beta is available to download free in the Android Market. For more information, take a look at the application thread.
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