Science & Technology | Technology

iPhone and Android phones can permanently stop spam calls — here's how

Phone scams caused a total loss of around $19.7 billion in 2020 alone, according to recent findings by analytics company The Harris Poll. This number is expected to increase, but iPhone and Android phones can help stop malicious spam calls.

Politics | Politics

How to enable automatic spam call blocking on iPhone

Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spam calls are a menace in any country. Don’t you hate it someone calls you to offer a car loan when you don’t even o

Advice & Self-Help | Telecommunications

How to Recognize and Report Spam Text Messages

Find out what you can do about unwanted text messages and how to report them.

Politics | Politics

Trump signs law to reduce robocalls, though they won't end

NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-robocalls measure signed into law Monday by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the...

Science & Technology | Tech

Scam Alert: New Phone Scam Uses a Real Text From Your Bank to Trick You | Mental Floss

If you get a call from someone claiming to be your bank, you should always be cautious. Here are some tactics one new phone scam uses to trick people.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How to Block and Report Spam Calls and Text Messages

Unwanted calls and spam texts are annoying, but you can do something about them. Here’s how to block and report them so they won’t bother you again.

Science & Technology | Tech News

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown callers.

Science & Technology | Tech

How to spot a bot and what to do about it

Here's how to figure out if a Twitter account is actually a bot, and then how to block the bot.

Science & Technology | Technology

How the phone industry will stop spam robocalls

Spam robocalls are as bad as ever. However, the Federal Communications Commission and the telecommunications industry is working on a cryptographic solution.

Food & Drink | Food

How to Make Hawaiian Spam Musubi - Spam Sushi

Spam musubi is a Hawaiian Japanese mash-up of pan-fried Spam, hot rice and crisp seaweed--and it's much more delicious than it sounds.