Google Voice offers an awesome feature that will transcribe your voicemails into text so you can read them at your leisure. Unfortunately, if you’ve ever used it, you know how hilariously terrible it can be. Or it how terrible it was.
Google has announced today that thanks to some willing participants sharing their voicemails with ... Read More »
Almost two weeks after Project Fi was officially announced, invitations for the new service have started to go out.
A Reddit user with the name “idreamincode” received an invitation to Project Fi and posted screenshots of the registration process so that we can live vicariously ... Read More »
Google’s Hangouts Dialer app is one step closer to completely replacing the old “Phone” app on your, eh, phone today. Thanks to an update that’s available now, the Hangouts Dialer app can now open all phone number links accessed on your phone.
For those who rely heavily on Hangouts to place phone calls, ... Read More »
Recently, Google announced that it had partnered with nearly 100 North American carriers to enable sending MMS to Google Voice numbers. It used to be thatMMS messages sent to Google Voice numbers would disappear without even a warning that they were not ... Read More »
Google Voice users have long struggled with the lack of MMS support. When an MMS would be sent to a Google Voice number, it would just disappear into the void. This has been a big problem with using the service for normal communication, but now it looks like Google has (finally) fixed it.
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The inexorable death of Google Voice is almost complete with the announcement today that Google is bringing voice calls to the Hangouts app.
The functionality is rolling out today to Android, iOS and on the web. It’s a staggered rollout on Android, so if you don’t have the Hangouts 2.3 update available yet, it should show up in ... Read More »
Google’s new Hangouts app has been released with the Nexus 5 smartphone, but hasn’t been available on the Play Store yet. This hasn’t stopped people from ripping it out of the Nexus 5 ROM and installing it on their devices. The new app grants the ability to use both Hangouts and SMS/MMS through one app, ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to look at what people are actually updating, not focus on which apps have the most installs. As in the ... Read More »
There’s been a lot of noise made over Google’s transition from Talk to Hangouts. Hangouts was supposed to be Google’s all-in-one communication service, but has fallen flat. It greatly improves the Talk experience across the web and mobile platforms, but there’s still a lot of work to do. Today, Google has begun chipping away at ... Read More »
Back when Hangouts was still a rumor, we were under the distinct impression that it would unify off all of Google’s messaging services. The cold hard truth is, Hangouts is merely a replacement for Google Talk. It didn’t do much to alleviate the confusion of Google’s various messaging apps, and has even stripped some well ... Read More »