Tag: phone protection

Previously limited to spam reporting, a spam-check dialer and reverse phone lookup, now with the introduction of iOS 10 and Apple’s CallKit framework, Hiya can now provide iphone users the complete call and spam blocking experience.

“The company says its app, also available on Android (4.6 star rating with more than 250,000 reviews), provides more accurate and better real-time results compared to similar iOS apps. Hiya not only works for incoming calls but also warns users about potentially fishy outbound calls.”

Check out GeekWire’s coverage on the protection iPhone users can now get from Hiya by clicking the video below:

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First it was the iPhone 7, then it was iOS 10, and now we’re happily announcing that Hiya is here for iOS! Using the iOS 10 CallKit framework, Hiya can now identify and block spam calls on iPhones.

Mayur Kamat, Hiya’s vice president for products, said in a statement to International Business Times: “With the integration of the new CallKit Directory extension, iOS users finally have a call blocking app they can depend on to fight intrusive robo and spam calls that have invaded our mobile phones. We are excited to bring the power of our real-time reputation engine and quality of our algorithms to protect iPhone users.”

Learn more about Hiya and the benefits you can now get as an iPhone user by clicking the video below:

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WFSB Channel 3 News met a woman in Chester, Connecticut who wasn’t fooled when she received an unsolicited call from Washington State. The caller had told her he was from the IRS and if she didn’t pay them, she’d be arrested.

Lucky for her, she trusted her instincts, but not all IRS scam victims are so lucky. WFSB speaks with Hiya’s Jan Volzke who developed an app that is designed to identify scammers.

Click on the video below to learn more about Hiya and how it can prevent you from becoming the next IRS Scam victim:

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