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The new Google Voice launches, bringing a modern look, group chat, photo sharing & more

Confirming reports from earlier this month that a Google Voice update was in the works, Google today has launched a refreshed version of its VoIP calling service on mobile and the web. Largely, the up

Google Voice is getting an upgrade

Google’s somewhat aging VoIP calling service, Google Voice, is preparing to roll out a significant update, the company has confirmed. Several Google Voice users this week reported seeing an upgr

You can now sign up for Google’s Project Fi cell service without an invite

You can now sign up for Project Fi, Google’s first foray into offering its own cell phone service, without an invite. The service, which launched ten months ago, was an invite-only project un

Google Voice Search Gets Smarter, Now Understands Complex Questions And Their Meaning

If voice-based assistants are to become the primary way we interact with our devices now and in the future, then Google has just upped the ante in the battle between its own voice search functionali

Google Voice Finally Supports MMS On AT&T, Sprint, And Nearly 100 Other Carriers

If you've ever tried to receive a picture message with your Google Voice number, you might've noticed something rather crucial: it... probably didn't work. For the most part, MMS heading into the serv

Google Hangouts Gets Google Voice Integration And Free VoIP Calls

For the last few years, it has always felt like Google Voice, the company's VoIP calling solution, was on its way out. Instead, the video-centric Hangouts was getting all of the attention. But fret no

Gillmor Gang: Action Items

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Danny Sullivan, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — played the latest favorite game of the Mobility Addicted. It's called Lock Screen, and some

Obihai Offers New Low-Cost Home Phone Options As Technology Change At Google Ends Free Service

My free lunch is about to end. I’m one of a few hundred thousand customers enjoying free monthly home phone service.* We use a low-cost analog telephone adapter (ATA) called an OBi, connected to Goo

Google Extends Free Gmail Voice Calls In The U.S. And Canada Through 2013

In what is becoming somewhat of a holiday tradition for Google, the company just <a target="_blank" href="http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2012/12/free-calling-within-us-and-canada.html">announced</a> th

Who Is This? (Sprint + Google Voice Is Hopeless)

You can't say I didn't give it an honest try. It was <a target="_blank" href="http://uncrunched.com/2011/10/27/my-iphone-4s-with-google-voice-native-sitting-here-on-my-desk/">over a year ago now</a> t

Google Voice Is Having Some SMS Issues Today, Sends Texts From Wrong Phone Numbers (Update: Fixed)

Google Voice seems to be having some issues with sending SMS messages today, as a number of blogs <a target="_blank" href="http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/6/3609522/google-voice-experiencing-major-sms

SendHub Takes On Google Voice With Debut Of Shared Groups; Grabs New Investment From Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, the messaging startup backed by $2 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, Kapor Capital, Menlo Ventures, 500 Startups and others, is

SendHub Expands Beyond Messaging, Now Rivals Google Voice With Support For Calls & Voicemail

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, the messaging startup that allows businesses to communicate with customers through SMS, is expanding its service today to now include s

Google Voice’s New Update Lets Users Manage Anonymous Calls

For all its faults, Google Voice has gotten to be pretty solid with regard to how it routes calls from different groups of people, and today the search giant has gussied up the service even more. Acco

Watch Out Google Voice: Hot Messaging Startup SendHub Debuts iPhone App

Fresh on the heels of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/26/messaging-startup-sendhub-raises-2m-from-kapor-menlo-ventures-500-startups-angels-others/">its hot $2 million seed round</a> from

First Look: With Disco, Google Also Joins The Group Messaging Dance (Care Of Slide)

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-288175" title="00" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/00.png" alt="" />As we just <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/03/25/disco-app/

Complete Integration Of Google Voice And 50 Million Sprint Customers, Plus 4G Nexus S

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/gvsprint.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />This is the biggest news about Google Voice since the company behind it, previously called

Google Voice Number Porting Now Live (For Real This Time)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/google_voice_logo_med.png" alt="" />Last week, after nearly two years of waiting, Google Voice <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/01/19

Payback: I Just Canceled AT&T By Way Of Google Voice

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-265652" title="y" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/y1.jpg" alt="" />Over the past few years, I've been pretty vocal with my distaste for A

Google Voice Is About To Take Off: Number Porting Coming Soon For $20

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/google_voice_logo_med.png" class="shot2">We've been huge fans of Google Voice for quite a while now — it makes screening calls and managing
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