Google Voice just got real

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Google Voice was such a cool idea when it first came on the scene. You could make calls, and send text messages from your computer back when most people were still working off desktop machines. Immediately, questions arose about whether Google was going to make a go at the mobile market. How ...

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Google Voice moves one step closer to Hangouts integration

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Call it a sign of things to come or simply another back-end move for Hangouts, but Google Voice users have a new option today. Log into the Google Voice website and you’ll find that you can now make calls via Hangouts without messing around with a Google+ account. As Alex Wiesen (Google) ...

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Google voice search learns new tricks, media controls and corrections in tow

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Google is actively working on a Google Search app, This service keeps on growing in terms of functionality. Recently Google added a bunch of new languages to the service, so that you could call upon the service even if English (UK/US) isn’t set as you language of choice. This time around ...

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Google Voice integration with Hangouts is nearly done, debug tool suggests

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Google Voice integration with Hangouts is just a matter of time. We wrote about it earlier this year. Hangouts would then be Google’s unified chat client, it would serve all your communication needs. This merger of sorts is one step closer to completion. A Reddit user managed to get a ...

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Konami Code in Google Voice Search unlocks easter egg

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Try this: Open up Google Search on your Android and enter the Konami Code. It doesn’t matter if you type it in or say it out loud, you’ll get the same end result. For those who don’t know the code, it’s Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right Sit back and reap the ...

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Google Voice expected to merge into Hangouts this summer

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Following trend with Google moving towards one single app that incorporates the functionality of all their social and communication services, it seems Google Voice is to be absorbed into the Hangouts app this summer. Once the transfer of Google Voice into Hangouts is complete, you’ll be ...

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More news for Google Babel: Google Voice support, synced notifications, and more

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Last week, we showed you some leaks pointing towards confirmation of Google’s unified messaging service “Babel”. Now, according to a Google memo, there’s going to be some great features included in it, such as: Brand new UI. We’ve designed a new UI that’s applied across ...

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Google Voice app updated with better Android 4.0 integration

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Google today announced a new version of their Google Voice application for Android handsets.  This v0.4.2.54 release sees the addition of two key features that center around Android 4.0 devices.  For starters, the app will now integrate with your handset’s dialing application so that you ...

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Google Voice update adds multi-recipient text, pre-fetched voicemail

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Google has rolled out an update to their Google Voice application for Android this week, tossing in a pair of much-desired features.  Most notably the new version (0.4.2.38) provides users with the ability send texts to multiple recipients at the same time.  In addition to that, Google Voice ...

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MMS Comes to Google Voice Users Through Sprint

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Google Voice users, rejoice! Google Voice is well on its way to bringing you full-fledged MMS support, and they’ve kicked things off with Sprint users first. According to the Google Voice Blog, users can now “receive pictures and other multimedia messages from Sprint ...

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Export Your Google Voice Data with Google Takeout

Let’s pretend that, for whatever reason, you decide that you’ve had enough of Google Voice and want to leave the service behind.  What happens to all of your Google Voice messages, texts, and call records?  It’s yours, take it with you.  Google announced today that Google ...

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Stock Google Voice app running on XOOM

    Today after playing around some more with the XOOM, I figured I’d try to install Google Voice one more time.  Well, what do you know.  It worked!  By the way, this is not the modified .apk found on XDA.  This is the stock version 0.3.4(#13).  So if you can get your hands ...

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Sprint and Google Voice Integration Goes Live

If you have been waiting, Google just announced that their Sprint and Google Voice integration is now live. Should you choose to utilize this new functionality, you will have two options: Keep your Sprint Number: Your Sprint number will be your Google Voice number Replace your Sprint Number ...

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Sprint and Google Voice Get Cozy; Heavy Integration Coming (UPDATE)

In an unfathomable move, the third largest wireless carrier in the US has allowed Google passage far beyond what anyone would have expected. Today, before the company’s scheduled CTIA show-off session, Sprint and Google have announced a partnership that will seemingly end what many are ...

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A Hint of Things to Come for Google Voice VoIP?

There is an interesting article over at the Disruptive Telephony site, talking about how the author has gotten his Google Voice number to work entirely over IP, using something called a "SIP" address to initiate the voice session. In an unofficial way, the author of the article is saying that ...

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