Why hasn't this been invented yet?

the phone rings
I see the number but it’s not a saved number/one I recognise

why doesn’t the app yet exist that can just instantaneously google the incoming number and show me who is calling before I choose to answer?


what other obvious things is the world missing?

1 Like

Some phone numbers do this already

My phone kind of does this already.

I think this may already have been invented

1 Like

I have a phone that sorta does this.

my le tournoi already does this

1 Like

wait… what phones do this?

1 Like

How about a phone with a built-in calculator?


Ghost mutt

1 Like

phones can go on the internet now

people who: say they’ve ‘invented’ something when they actually mean they’ve had an idea for something

‘ooh i’ve invented something. a toaster that also slices bread!’

NO MATE. unless you’ve built one and it’s working you’ve not invented shit.

1 Like

Never do my job.

guys, guys, wait

are you all telling me that you all have phones that ID every caller ? What phones are these?

Where is the phone that can tell me whether the incoming call is from a telesales cold caller flogging a loan or from the office of that company I applied for a job at?

My phone does this. It’s a Samsung. Not only does it come up with the name of the establishment* but it will also flag telemarketers/scams so you know not to answer.

I think the number has to be registered on Google or something though. Doesn’t just pull names from its arse.


Iphone 7 makes guesses as to who is calling. .


1 Like

OK guys

gonna buy a new phone



My Samsung S8 does this.

It’s pretty great at it too.

how come calculators on computers are so shit since a computer is basically just a big calculator

trying to work this observation into my stand up routine i think it’s pretty good


The font’s too good so you can’t even do a convincing 5318008.