Posts tagged Google Voice
Weezer, the American rock band were aware of the fact that Google Voice performs search pretty efficiently when a single person uses it. Impressed by this amazing search product, they set out to see what happens when it is subjected to more than one voice? Find out what happened after the jump.
When Google unleashed Google Voice for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users were wondering when will they get their share of the pie. Guess what, that time has arrived as you can now use Google Voice on your iPad or iPod Touch for that matter.
Look who has made an appearance on the App Store. It is the one and only Google Voice for iPhone which has been given a rough treatment by Apple in the past but not anymore.
We know what Apple did last year to Google’s official Google Voice app for the iPhone platform – rejected the app which lets you do voice calls. Well the very same Apple folks have taken a u-turn and are reported to have granted the Google Voice app an entry into the App Store.
Apple during the course of last week relaxed its guide lines for third party developers which opened door for new possibilities and exciting new apps. Due to these relaxed guidelines, Google Voice app aka GV Mobile developer Sean Kovacs was encouraged to submit his app to the App Store and is likely to get an approval something which didn’t happen in the past. With reference to the update posted on his twitter account, it seems that the app has been re-submitted to the App Store.
We at Geekword have been covering the Google Voice Desktop pretty closely lately simply because we love this app and want our audience to be updated about it. Up till now we didn’t have any idea of what the app looks like, but thanks to TechCrunch and their reliable source we now have a preview video of what the app looks like. Demo video after the jump.
Guess what Google is up to behind closed doors. It is testing the desktop version of Google Voice. Yes, I am talking about the dog fooding process which involves Google employees testing the app internally. Yes, this is an indication that Google Voice is coming to your desktop pretty soon, provided the testing goes well and unveils minimum or no bugs.
One of the complains or the drawbacks that Android users report about Google Voice is that the new SMS notification is issued after a 15 minute delay. Google has decided to bring that to an end and has thus announced an update to Google Voice for Android app. A new feature by the name Inbox Synchronization has been introduced which makes it possible for you to get instantly notified in the event of an arrival of a new SMS or voicemail for that matter.
Yesterday, we informed you about the arrival of version 4.0 of Chrome for the Windows platform. The highlight of the latest release was without any doubt the inclusion of extensions that provide useful additional functionality for the browser. Want to give Google Voice the front seat on your Chrome? Then Google Voice extension is the solution you are looking for. Using this extension you can call your Google Voice contacts, keep track of the unread Google Voice messages and much more. Full list of its feature after the jump.
We said GV Mobile 2.0 will be coming soon and guess what – it has arrived. GV Mobile 2.0 which mimics the functionality of the Google Voice app is now available for purchase at Cydia with the price tag of $1.99. This app provides you a single, centralized for your different contact numbers, enables you to send SMS, call your contacts, access your Voicemail and more. Users with jailbroken iPhone can use this app.