Sweet tech tip
Remember the days when you had a physical answering machine recorder and you screened calls by listening to the first part of the message and then acting like you just ran into the room and pick up the phone, “oh hey, Pam, I’m glad you caught me!” Then along came the evil cell phone and you couldn’t interrupt a message as a means of screening calls.
These days are over, thanks to Google. Now, if you sign up for a Google Voice number that forwards to your cell phone (it takes time to get a free number assigned to you, by the way), it prompts you with who is calling and you can opt to answer it or send it to voicemail, then begin listening to the voicemail live and decide whether or not to pick up.
Here’s the demo:
What do you think about this service offering, will you use it? And more importantly, would you be offended if someone used it on you?