PhoneFusion’s popular Visual Voicemail app, gone from the Android Market for about two weeks, is back and available for users to download once again. But it’s still not totally clear
Late last week, news broke that PhoneFusion’s Visual Voicemail app had been pulled from the Android Market by Google. Speculation has swirled since then about the reason why, but no explanation seemed to quite ring true. The extent of Google’s official statement is that “we remove applications from Android Market that violate our terms of service.”
However, after speaking with people with knowledge of the matter, we can rule a couple of speculative explanations out and take a stab at what’s likely the case. We’ll also see how Google could have avoided a lot of distress and bad press by handling the situation differently.
These last few days have seen an incredible amount of new software releases and announcement. From the big name companies all the way down to the 1-man teams, there’s an
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending about a half hour with Michael Manna, the Chief Tech Evangelist of PhoneFusion.Â We discussed their Visual Voicemail application which saw its release
A short time ago, we were contacted by Michael Manna of PhoneFusion.Â He was writing to let us know that his developers have come up with some changes to the
At some point in the 4th quarter of 2008, G1 and other Android users will be able to see their voicemail as opposed to only hearing it.Â One of the