April Fools Day is once again upon us and as usual, tech companies everywhere have not failed to keep us entertained. With a trove of fantastic faux product launches and even some real product launches that were taken as April Fools jokes, people have been busy releasing their hilarious ideas. With many of these jokes being nostalgic and some even being functional it's easy to appreciate the spirit behind them. Samsung Galaxy Blade Edge In a reference to the Galaxy...
RapDialer–WP7 Dialing Done Right
In this modern world, we tend to forget that the primary function of the mobile devices in our pockets is to serve as a cellphone. Their most basic feature is the facilitation of rapid communication with people in the world around us.
XDA Forum Member esword, has made it his mission to ensure that users of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform can dial others with ease. His application, known as RapDialer, does just that through the inclusion of features not normally found in the OEM dialer, including:
Extremely fast launch and search speed.
+ Fast search with T9 keypad (or system keyboard as you like)
+ A contact profile page (open it by tapping contact photo)to share contact’s info easily.
+ Support speed dialing.
+ Support prefix dialing.
+ Support favorites.
+ Support outgoing call history.
+ Plenty of custom options, including three keyboard styles, key tone, keypress vibration and so on.
+ The SMS mode helps you to quickly select multiple people to send a group text
+ Phone number location display, including global country calling codes and localization supports for United States, Canada, UK, Australia, China Mainland and Taiwan.
The list goes on, and the developer actually included several YouTube videos to detail all of the functionality that he built into the app. So head on over to the application thread and give it a spin.
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