Best Phone Calling App?

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  1. SSHGuru

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    I am looking for an application that allows me to call people on my contacts list with one button... a direct dial.

    Something a little easier than scrolling through the list.

    Any ideas?
     
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    dialer one in market..
     
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    Tried it and didn't like it much... thanks tho.
     
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    Why don't you use the pre-installed shortcut? You can add the shortcut to your home screen to call the contact you want
     
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    Thats what i do.
     
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    Have you tried out Gesture Search? It's not a one click solution, but it's very convenient.



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    I'm not sure how you can beat this. Direct dials are one-button dialing. Unless the OP means something else.
     
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    Gesture search works well but I was looking for a one press button to call anyone on my list.
     
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    I use quickdail, I like it.
     
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    Like previously stated add Direct Dial shortcuts to your homescreen. Then just add them to a folder and rename the folder speed dial?!
     
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    It's not a single touch, but we just released our new app Sign, which is a gesture-based speed dialer. You press once to activate the recognition engine and then simply draw a gesture ("sign") right from the home screen. It might be slightly slower than a single tap, but not much slower. However, it prevents misdials and inadvertent calls which can happen with direct dialers.

    Also, it lets you choose between calling and texting.

    The signs are completely customizable so you can make any sign you want for a contact, i.e., numbers, initials, drawings, etc. because it allows for multi-stroke gestures.

    If you want to try it, there is a free version, Sign Lite, which has a limit of 3 contacts. The full version ($1.99) allows for an unlimited amount of contacts.

    Just search "Sign" in the market. Check it out and let us know what you think.

    Here's a video demo:


    Here are some screenshots:

    The contact list with assigned gestures
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    A single stroke Sign on the homescreen (half cut off)
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    A multi-stroke Sign on the homescreen
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    Multiple gestures within one Sign (although this would defeat the purpose of a "speed" dial, it is possible to have up to 8 strokes in any Sign)
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    Call confirmation
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    The settings screen
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    Contact Assignment Screen
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    I use the included shortcut app, but I have moved my icons to the next screen on the list as that way I don't bump it and call it by mistake. A simple thumb flip to screen two and 1 press on my ladies picture and I am dialing. Nothing simpler. It would be nice if it took a double tap to prevent mis-dialing, but at least I don't have to look down at several successive screens to verify.
     
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