Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
Make Calls Using MagicJack on your Android Phone
Thanks to XDA member yozpalang for pointing out this little trick for those with MagicJack accounts. If you have one, you can now make calls from your phone using it. As quoted from the post made by the member:
remember your majicjack user name is E yourmagicjackphonenumber 01
and your sever info is proxy1.yourcityname.talk4free.com
and your password looks something like this 2345GH45TDRF35THY234 it is 20 char
Reminder: magic-jack costs $20 a year
It uses an app called CSipSimple. To learn more about this check out the discussion thread.
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