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Google Voice for Android updated - now with widgets!

Google Voice for Android just got an update -- available now in the Android Market -- and two new home screen widgets are on the menu. The first is a Google Voice inbox widget, which allows you to scan through message previews right from your home screen, and tap one to open the full message in Google Voice. It sounds like a real time-saver for folks with tons and tons of messages to wade through....

Google Voice opens to everybody! Everybody in the US, that is.

Google Voice, Google's very useful call-forwarding-slash-voice-mail-slash-transcription service, has finally opened to everyone! Well, everyone in the United States, that is. I know we Americans sometimes act like we're the center of the universe, but plenty of users in other countries can't wait to get their hands on Voice. Even our intrepid editor Lee Mathews can't get it yet, and he's just a...

Voice Mac is a native Google Voice client for OS X

We recently told you about an Adobe AIR-based Google Voice client with a pretty small featureset. It puts your SMS and voicemail messages close at hand on your desktop, but that's all it does. If you're on a Mac, though, you can do a bit better. Voice Mac is a Google Voice client with a threaded SMS view, voicemail downloading, and the ability to make calls and send texts, and Address Book...

Google Voice desktop app keeps your SMS and Voicemail handy

With Google Voice now able to take over the voicemail from your mobile number, there are more reasons than ever to keep your Google Voice messages close at hand. There's cross-platform Google Voice desktop app that does just that, giving you quick desktop access to your voicemail and SMS messages. The desktop app's features are very basic: just your inbox and contacts, in a compact layout. It's...

Google Voice (voicemail) now works with existing phone numbers

Google Voice is a service that lets you check your voicemail on the web, receive transcripts of voicemails via email, screen calls, and give out a single number to all of your contacts that they can dial to reach you on your cell, home phone, work number, or any other phone you use. But there's one relatively high barrier to entry. Well, two if you count the fact that it's still in private...

Google Voice messages start showing up in search results, Google responds

Google Voice is an internet service that lets people make, receive private phone calls. Google.com is a search engine that makes it easy for users to find just about anything stored on the internet. See how these two things might possibly not play well together? Earlier today Boy Genius Report noticed that if you did a search for site:https://www.google.com/voice/fm/* on Google, you found a...

3jam: Google Voice may have some competition

3jam offers a bundle of phone-related services, all connected to a virtual number. It's like Google Voice, but it does a few neat tricks that Google Voice doesn't. Incoming calls can ring simultaneously on your phone, IM or Skype. If you don't use your landline, you can even port that number to 3jam. 3jam also handles text messages, visual voicemail (with transcription), and SMS-to-Email...

Phone.io: free conference calls, voicemail and podcasting from Drop.io

Phony-o? It sounds like an April Fools' Day joke, but it's not. The drop.io team is actually releasing new services at an amazing rate, and the latest is a conference calling, voicemail recording, podcast ready app called Phone.io. It works like any other Drop.io drop, in that you can set it up in a couple of clicks by just naming it and giving it a password. Your phone.io drop has phone numbers...

Skype and SpinVox offer voicemail to text conversion

Skype is launching a new feature that will let users convert voicemail messages to text which you can have sent to your phone via SMS. The company is working with SpinVox to offer the service. The service will cost you. Prices run 25 cents per conversion in the US, which is about .20 Euros or £0.17 in the UK. And that doesn't include the cost of sending the SMS. Long messages won't be...

SlyDial: Leave voicemail without actually having to talk to anyone

It's 2am and you really, really, really need to get in touch with your significant other to let them know how sorry you are about the thing you said earlier that night. But you're a bit tipsy, and they're probably asleep and you don't want to wake them up. So what do you do? Make a call that goes directly to voicemail of course. Because nothing says "I'm sorry babe," like a rambling voicemail...

Sign up for Google's Blogger and get a GrandCentral invite

Looking for an invite to Google's GrandCentral? The service has been in private beta since Google bought internet telephony company last year. While the private beta label hasn't exactly come off just yet, Google is making it a lot easier for anyone who wants a GrandCentral account to sign up for one. Today Google posted a little note on Blogger Buzz letting users of the company's Blogger service...

Skype Voicemail via SMS

It looks like users of Skype will now be able to get SMS texts of voicemails thanks to a new partnership with Spinvox. The new service will allow any Skype user to have their voice messages converted to text and sent as an SMS message when they are not located near a PC. It will be launched in English, Spanish, French and German languages at launch. Spinvox is the originator of the Voice to Screen...

Google acquires GrandCentral

My, how time flies. It seems like just last week we were telling you that Google was going to purchase internet telephone company GrandCentral. And now... they have. What's GrandCentral? It's a service that lets you receive calls from all your phone numbers on a single phone. You can also combine all of your voice mailboxes into one simple account which you can access over the phone or on the web....

Spinvox puts a new spin on your mobile phone

In principle Spinvox is very similar to Jott: it allows you to blog from your mobile phone and send messages to yourself and others, as well as convert your voicemail into a text message you can read on the spot. Here's a rundown of Spinvox's features: Voicemail: From a caller's standpoint, nothing changes about your voicemail process. After someone leaves a voicemail, however, Spinvox will...

SimulScribe transcribes voicemail into text

SimulScribe is offering a unique solution for users of voice mail; A way to convert voice mail into readable text. SimulScribe transcribes voice mails and sends them directly to your mobile device as text or email messages. Its sometimes a hassle to check voicemails and write down notes from messages -- and its so much easier to take a glance at txts that come in -- so what better way than to get...