visual voicemail

  • Sony Ericsson partners with Comverse for visual voicemail

    Earlier this morning Comverse announced a new partnership with Sony Ericsson to bring visual voicemail to future SE handsets. Ever since a certain mobile device (hint: starts with “i” and ends with “phone”) hit the mobilesphere, consumers have been clamoring for visual voicemail on other cell phones / carriers. Slowly, but surely, the incredibly convenient feature has… Read More

  • Comverse offers carriers visual voicemail solution for BlackBerry devices


    Earlier last month, we caught wind of a possible visual voicemail service for AT&T BlackBerry users. Now, on the eve of CTIA Wireless 2009, Comverse has announced its own BlackBerry visual voicemail solution for carriers. Read More

  • Visual Voicemail for BlackBerry is in the system

    Blackberry users will soon have one less thing for iPhone people to tease them about. Visual voicemail, which we’ve seen in leaked shots, should be coming soon to AT&T customers that have RIM handsets. Currently, in the account management system, you can try adding Visual Voicemail, but the system returns an error message. So even though it isn’t here yet, its appearance… Read More

  • Leaked screenshots of Visual Voicemail for the BlackBerry Bold

    Whispers of Visual Voicemail coming to the BlackBerry Bold have been lingering for a few weeks now, and now things are about as concrete as they come. Doin’ what they do with their ninja leak squad, BGR has managed to finagle a set of shots detailing the new Visual Voicemail functionality from head to toe. It all seems fairly simple – tapping into any voicemail in the list brings… Read More

  • Klausner Technologies adds LG and Verizon to the VVM lawsuit

    Love ‘em or hate ‘em Klausner Technologies is firing up the lawyers again. The lawsuit-happy patent holding company has sued everybody from AOL to Apple and now has their sights set on Verizon and LG. Read More

  • Verizon's Voyager gets Visual Voicemail


    Its not just for the iPhone anymore, Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of Visual Voicemail for the Voyager by LG. For those who haven’t seen it, Visual Voice Mail provides a different way to access voicemail; a list of messages is displayed on the screen and users can choose the order in which they want to listen to messages. Users can also delete, reply and forward… Read More

  • Apple says "Mercy" in visual voicemail lawsuit

    Back in December 2007 it was reported that Klausner Technologies was suing Apple and others for stealing its patent on visual voicemail. Today, Reuters is reporting that Apple will finally settle and license its patents on the technology. Details of the deal were not disclosed, but I’m sure it’s less than the $360 million suit originally filed against Apple and AT&T, I… Read More

  • SimulScribe settles in "Visual Voicemail" lawsuit

    The whole trail is kind of convoluted but it seems there is a company, Klausner Technologies, with a patent for the same concept as SimulSays, SimulScribes visual voicemail solution for RIM and WinMo as well as Apple’s Visual Voicemail. It seems SimulScribe has settled and licensed the Klausner’s patents (here and here) while Apple, Vonage, AT&T, and AOL are still in litigation. Read More