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WhatsApp finally gets voice calling — and it's an Android first. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

WhatsApp finally gets voice calling — and it’s an Android first. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

WhatsApp voice calling is now available to all on Android in the latest version of the app, without the need for an invite or third-party hack.

WhatsApp voice calling finally arrives.

WhatsApp voice calling finally arrives.

WhatsApp’s long-awaited voice calling feature is finally rolling out on Android, but getting your hands on it could be tricky. Not only will you need the latest version of the WhatsApp app, but you’ll also need a friend who already has access to the feature.

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Samsung is said to be planning another new addition to its Galaxy Gear lineup that will have its own SIM card for making calls. It will be called the “Galaxy Gear Solo,” according to sources familiar with Samsung’s plans, and it could be the first smartwatch that isn’t so reliant on a smartphone.

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Viber, the hugely popular cross-platform messaging service, now offers low-cost calls to mobile phones and landlines worldwide as part of a new service called Viber Out. It’s available on Android, iOS, and though the Viber desktop client, and it boasts call fees substantially cheaper than Skype’s.

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British carrier O2 has today launched a new VoIP and messaging service called TU Go, which is available to its pay monthly customers with Android and iOS devices. The service allows users to make calls and send texts over the Internet, so even when they have no cell reception, they can connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot and get in touch with friends and family.

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