Google officially merges Hangouts and Voice experience for calls

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This will be a day long remembered. That is, of course, if you’re a Google Voice user who has been waiting on Hangouts integration. For some of us, the wait for an improved and merged Voice experience stretches back years. Today sees Google announcing that Hangouts and Voice will play ...

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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 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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Google I/O 2014: What to expect

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Now we’re in June, our attention naturally turns to the event scheduled for the 25-26th of the month, and with Google I/O 2014 only a few weeks away, what has the company got in store for us? We take a look at some of the more likely headlines that we think the rumours have been solid... ...

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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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Google to unify messaging and name it Babble, report indicates

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As a huge Google fan, I am quite excited at the news that Google is looking to unify all of their messaging platforms under one name. Google Voice, Talk, Google+ Messenger, Chat for Drive, and Hangouts are all great products on their own, but they really don’t interact with each other ...

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50 Android apps you must install before the world ends

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Get the most out of your Android phone or tablet with these essential apps and games.

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Google looking to expand Voice tie-ins to more carriers

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Google Voice, which is currently only available to Sprint users (without the $20 charge to port one’s number to Voice), may not be so exclusive for much longer. According to Vincent Paquet, the Group Product Manager for Google Voice, they’re talking to other carriers about getting ...

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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 integrates Google+ functionality within Voice

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Chances are there’s not just one person that you don’t want to hear from; there are more than likely several, though that may be the cynic in me. Likewise, there’s probably people you know that fit into other groups, like “family,” “friends,” and ...

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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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