Product Manager Says Hangouts Are The Future Of Google Voice

Google made a lot of noise last week during its I/O Conference with changes to Google Hangouts, the video conferencing service that allows users to interact with each other in groups, including sharing computer screens. The release of new Hangouts specific apps for mobile devices was received by mostly positive reviews. One of critical feedback [...]


Blocked Numbers On Google Voice Get The “This Number Has Been Disconnected” Recording When They Call

Google Voice has been around since 2009 offers users many features including voicemail, free text messaging, call history, conference calling, call screening, blocking of unwanted calls, and voice transcription to text of voicemail messages. It’s a very convenient tool for everyday use and can even be helpful when looking for a job. One popular feature [...]


How Google Voice Can Help You Land A Job Interview

Getting a job is tough. The task is made more difficult when applying for a job out of town. HR and hiring expert, Alison Green, posted on her blog, “If I were choosing between two great candidates who were equally qualified in every way and I needed a deal-breaker, I’d go with the local person [...]


Death of SMS – Is Facebook Messenger the Murderer? (via @jkhowland)

The New York Times Bits blog recently posted an article regarding the results of a telecommunications consulting firm report. A research note last Friday reported that “based on measured minutes of use, smartphone users were spending more time on Facebook and thus probably sending more messages with it’s service than they are text messages.” Real [...]

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Best Mac app for Google Voice: GrowlVoice

GrowlVoice is a wonderful app that brings Google Voice to your Mac for $4.99. If you have a mobile device, you can just use Google’s Google Voice app. But if you’re on a desktop you’ll want to check out GrowlVoice for Mac. Great for texting Now you can send texts with a real keyboard instead [...]

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Google: Please Consolidate Your Messaging Services

So you want to contact someone but you are not sure which is the best way other than calling them. You first try to send them a Google Chat message but their status is away. You then send them text them with no reply and lastly try the messenger in Google+ to get your message [...]


How @_AlexLawrence convinced me. Sprint + Google Voice = Saved Money

I’ve been a Google Voice user for a long time. I used it for a mostly as a second phone number I gave away to people and services I needed immediate contact with, but didn’t want long term communication lines open. Some of the other benefits were obviously great: online texting, multi-phone routing, voicemail transcription. [...]


Updated Google Voice iOS app Allows You Make Calls Without Hoops

Despite the fact that the voicemail transcription is utter rubbish, Google voice is a service that almost anyone could love. The official iOS app thus far may have lacked the love and care from Google that it’s users deserved. Welcome to a better Google world iOS The latest update to the app, however, adds some [...]


Review — 2 years with Google Voice

Sprint customers can move their number to Google Voice. Should you? Google Voice comes with a number of benefits, most of which were highlighted by Joshua Howland in 7 Reasons You Should Move Your Number To Google Voice. After using Google Voice for two years, here’s what else I’ve noticed: PRO — Voicemail transcription Gmail [...]


7 Reasons You Should Move Your Mobile Number To Google Voice?

You can easily move your Sprint mobile number over to Google Voice. The question is, should you? Here are the top 6 reasons you might want to (with a bonus reason). 6 – You get one unified voicemail box. Any of you already using Google Voice know the hassle of having multiple voicemail inboxes. Anyone [...]

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