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Google confirms Google Voice support coming to Hangouts

Google confirms Google Voice support coming to Hangouts

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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 +

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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... >>

Red phone boxes resurrected by Google Voice

Red phone boxes resurrected by Google Voice

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A much loved British institution is to get a modern makeover by Google to promote its voice-calling service. The K6, or the red telephone box as it is better known, is being used by the Mountain View based web giant as it looks to promote its Google Voice... >>

Google goes live with potential Skype basher

Google goes live with potential Skype basher

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Following the news that Google was testing VoIP-like features within Gmail, official word has now come from Mountain View saying that the service is going live - in the States to begin with. Using the Google Voice and Video Chat platform, users will now... >>

Google to take on Skype with VoIP service?

Google to take on Skype with VoIP service?

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Cnet is reporting that Google is testing a VoIP service within Gmail. The service would work via the Google Chat platform that is accessible from your inbox and would be a major kick in the teeth for Skype if it came to fruition. Sure, there are plenty... >>

Google Voice opens up to all US residents

Google Voice opens up to all US residents

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Google's Voip service, Google Voice, has just been opened up to all residents of the US, which is pretty handy as before you'd have needed an invite to join the club. The upshot of this is that every North American will be able to make free calls and... >>