Five Years Later, Google Finally Remembers Google Voice Exists

Google Voice used to be one of Google’s best tools: The idea of having a single phone number for all of your devices was handy and uncomplicated in a time of extremely frequent communication. Unfortunately, over the years, Google let the nifty little voice service fall into relative disrepair—until today, that is. Read More >>

Google Voice Gets Neural Network-Powered Transcription to Slash Errors

Google Voice has an incredibly useful function that provides you with a transcribed version of your voicemail — but if often gets things wrong. Now, Google is throwing neural networks at the problem to help improve its performance dramatically. Read More >>

Hey Google, Here’s How You Win Messaging

This week I saw a demo of the best messaging system yet. One where SMS and non-SMS messages, all calls, come to all your devices automatically. It only had one major flaw. It's trapped on an iPhone. Read More >>

Why Google Killing Google Voice Would be Fantastic

Brace yourself Google Voice fanboys, your treasured service is probably not long for this world. But don't you worry; the sooner it's dead the better we'll all be. Read More >>

Yuilop Could Be the ‘Google Voice’ For the UK

For ages now our phone numbers have been completely tethered to the networks in the UK. In the US, though, Google Voice has given people a real phone number that's not tied to a particular contract or phone, allowing you to get calls or texts to any device, not just your phone and not just one phone either. Now Yuilop promises to do the same thing, and it's just become available in the UK. Read More >>

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What Happens When Siri and Google Voice Play Operator

Remember when you were in infant school, sitting around in a circle, whispering a message from person to person until it reached the last kid in the chain and was completely different? As part of his "Digital Humour Theory" thesis, Pratt Institute graduate student Micahael J. Silber did just that with Siri's text-to-voice and Google's voicemail transcription services — 50 times in a row. Here's how he describes the four step process: Read More >>

Google Voice Finally Gets Updated for iOS 6

It's been over two months since Apple released iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 and Google has just now updated Google Voice. Read More >>