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Google Hangouts adds free voice calls to phones in US, with deeper Google Voice integration

Google Hangouts adds free voice calls to phones in US, with deeper Google Voice integration

By 10 September 2014

Google has updated Hangouts, adding the ability to place free voice calls - also known as VoiP calls- through Hangouts for Android, iOS, and web. Your call is free when placed to other Hangouts users and phone numbers in the US and Canada. In other words,... >>

Google reportedly plans to kill Google Voice, roll it into Hangouts

Google reportedly plans to kill Google Voice, roll it into Hangouts

By 18 March 2014

Google wants to put all of its chat services under one Hangouts roof - and in turn, means some products will die on the way.  The company plans to kill off its Google Voice product, and put most of its services into Hangouts, according to 9to5Google.... >>

Google's Larry Page won't be joining earnings calls for a while - here are his full remarks

Google's Larry Page won't be joining earnings calls for a while - here are his full remarks

By 18 October 2013

When Google reported its third-quarter earnings this afternoon, CEO Larry Page took a moment to tell Wall Street that he planned to stop joining earnings calls for a while. He spoke in a quiet, hoarse and shaky voice. The same voice we've heard for well... >>

It must be Google's self-improvement day: Google+ and Google Voice updated too

It must be Google's self-improvement day: Google+ and Google Voice updated too

By 26 September 2013

On top of incorporating Google+ hashtags into Google Search and adding a cleaner look to Gmail for Android the California company has also issued updates to Google+ and Google Voice. Starting with Google+, Google has significantly improved RAW-to-JPEG... >>

Google confirms Google Voice support coming to Hangouts

Google confirms Google Voice support coming to Hangouts

By 20 May 2013

Google's unified Hangouts was introduced by Google last Wednesday during Google I/O, combining all of Google's chat services into one - except for Voice. It's not clear why Voice was left out right out of the gates, leaving many to speculate about its... >>

Google readying unified chat interface, combining existing services?

Google readying unified chat interface, combining existing services?

By 18 March 2013

Google is working to combine its existing communication platforms into one unified service, according to Geek.com. Google has had a problem in this department, but that looks to soon be changing. The unified chat client is reportedly dubbed "Babble"... >>

Google takes on Skype with UK Gmail calling

Google takes on Skype with UK Gmail calling

By 4 August 2011

Back in August last year Google rolled out voice calling within Gmail for lucky Statesiders and now finally, almost a year later, the search giant has made the service available for the UK and 37 other countries. Calling from Gmail lets you dial up your... >>

Google set to take on Skype with integrated Chrome video chat

Google set to take on Skype with integrated Chrome video chat

By 22 June 2011

It looks as if Google has plans to enter into the video calling foray using the full force of its Chrome browser.  A post on the Chromium developer blog by Henrik Andreasson points to a Chrome with audio and video real time communications built right... >>

Google Voice iPhone app-roved

Google Voice iPhone app-roved

By 28 September 2010

Google Voice could be hitting the App Store quicker that you can say, "Has Jobs gone soft?" with reports suggesting that the official app has already been approved by the Cupertino bods. Since Apple's relaxing of the app submission rules earlier this... >>

iTunes App Store welcomes back GV Mobile +

iTunes App Store welcomes back GV Mobile +

By 19 September 2010

Apple's relaxing of its iTunes App Store rules has meant that the US app store has been inundated with apps that were previously frowned upon. That means GV Mobile + has hit the store. If that name rings a bell, it's the Google Voice native application... >>