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GVoice – Unofficial Google Voice for BlackBerry PlayBook updates to v1.0.6

GVoice unofficial Google Voice for BlackBerry PlayBook updates to version 1.0.6. GVoice is the premiere Google Voice application for webOS tablets and phones, and is now available at a special introductory price on your RIM PlayBook! Harness the power of the Google Voice service to send and receive SMS text messages, forward incoming and outgoing telephone calls to any telephone, control your Google Calendar, and more. Download update via App World

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MMS Support Finally coming to Google Voice

Per Google Voice Blog MMS has been one of the constant feature requests since we launched Google Voice and we’ve been hard at work trying to make this happen. Today, we’re happy to announce that we’ve made the first step in our efforts to bring this feature to our users. Google Voice users are now able to receive pictures and other multimedia messages from Sprint subscribers. The multimedia attachments will display on their mobile forwarding phone and in their email inbox when they enable text to email forwarding in their Google Voice settings. We are also planning on making them display in the Google Voice inbox. We are working with other mobile operators to make this work across all mobile phones and will update our users as more and more operators offer support for this. MMS was lacking via Google Voice this would be a significant stride forward.

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Integrated Google Voice Experience Announced on All Sprint Phones

Today, Google and Sprint announced that Sprint customers will soon be able to turn their Sprint phone numbers into full-service Google Voice numbers, integrating all the services without having to port them or take on a second phone number, Google Voice requires most users  to-do so. Also, Google and Sprint will be pushing the integration onto the the Nexus S 4G, scheduled to ship out this spring. “As part of our partnership with Google, our customers will appreciate having the easiest set-up experience of any wireless carrier for Google Voice across all of our CDMA phones, using their existing Sprint phone number,” said Kevin McGinnis, vice president-Product and Technology Development, Sprint. “It’s now easier than ever to truly live a mobile lifestyle with the ability to manage multiple devices through intelligent call routing and online controls using just one phone number – your existing Sprint number.” More for Press release

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Google Voice Updated to v0.2.0.3

Our friend @Luckyone49 has also taken notice that Google Voice has been updated to v0.2.0.3. I installed it already, and I don’t notice anything new.This app is great. If you don’t want to give out your personal number, use Google Voice as an alternate line of communication. The best part is that it’s free. To get the update, click here directly from your native browser >>>http://m.google.com/voice

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Google Voice Gets Updated to v2.0.2.- Quicker Dialing Plus Notification Icon

  Today, Google updated their Google Voice app to v0.2.0.2. I have had this app since last summer, and no major updates have been added. I do use my Google Voice number often, so i’m hoping the app got some good attention. It is barely installing on my end, so I can’t provide you with any feedback yet, BUT Google has put up an article on their Google Voice blog detailing the update. Here is what they had to say: Until today, the Google Voice app had to make a request to the Google Voice server every time you wanted to make a call to send us the phone number you wanted to dial. Then the call would be connected via a Google Voice access number. With direct access numbers, we assign a unique phone number to every person you call. This means that we no longer need to use your data network to access the server each time you make a call, so calls will be placed much faster. The “Direct access numbers”  feature, changes how Google Voice makes phone calls and speeds up the process. Get started today if you do not have a Google Voice number from your stock browser >>>> m.google.com/voice

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Google Voice Now Open for Everyone- Free Invites!

Google Voice has got to be one of Google’s most coolest applications. A while back Google Voice was accessed by via invite from someone, which was free of course, but ultimateley the odds on finding someone with a free invite to spare was pretty tough. Well Google has just made Google Voice free for everyone and it is now open for all users. Sign up and get a new number for personal use or even for a business. Google voice can take you places your mobile phone cannot. Enjoy calling and SMS from your personal computer. Have your personal mobile number, as well as your Google Voice number set up on your BlackBerry device. No need to lugg two devices around. The only draw back with Google Voice is the MMS option. It is not functional, but for situations like that, request the party to send the MMS to your email. If you are like me, have email set up on your BlackBerry so all attachments and emails can be received and viewed. If you are on a personal computer, access the attachments through the web browser. So there is my little tip on how to get around the MMS issue, now go get hooked up with a free new number from Google here >>> Google Voice

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Google Voice updated to 0.1.6

Google Voice for blackberry got updated to 0.1.6 from 0.1.5.1 which was released 2 weeks ago. I was really exited about it and was hoping to see big changes, just to find out that changes are very minor and almost hardly noticeable, maybe it runs a liitle faster. Well you can find out yourself.To download the update please visit m.google.com/voice on your mobile browser. Don’t forget to come back and let us know if you find any major changes.

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