New Apple patent suggests iPhones could warn against spam calls one day

A new Apple patent could finally give iPhone owners some relief from spam calls by automatically recognizing a fake call and warning users accordingly, via AppleInsider.

As the patent claims describe, Apple’s system would try to analyze the technical data of incoming calls to determine whether or not they’re legitimate calls or masked, forwarded internet calls that are hiding behind a spoofed caller ID. Once a call has been identified, the system would then display a warning to the user that the incoming call might not be legitimate.

Spam call blocking is an area where Google is miles ahead of Apple. Pixel phones already do their best to flag spam calls as soon as they come in. And Google is…

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