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Google Voice on Iphone - suck it Apple! - January 26, 2010, 12:14 PM

http://consumerist.com/2010/01/googl...w-web-app.html

The first inkling we had that something was off between longtime friends Apple and Google came last July when Apple pulled existing third-party apps for Google's Voice service from the App Store. Six months later, Google's finally remedied the situation by adding a dash of HTML5 into Voice's Web interface.
:On Tuesday, Google unveiled the snazzy new interface for Google Voice for the iPhone and Palm Pre. In addition to a mobile-optimized version of your Voice inbox, you can place calls using the service (including cheap international calls), send and get text messages, and play back voicemail messages. Your Voice number will show up as the caller ID, so people can call you back there instead of on your mobile number.

As Google points out in its tutorial video, it's a snap to add the Google Voice page to your iPhone's Home screen, which really turns it into a viable replacement for the iPhone's own phone service.
Of course, you'll still need a Google Voice account in order to take advantage of the new features, so if you don't have one yet, go ahead and request an invite. If you're wondering what all the hubbub about Google Voice is, be sure to check out our primer on the service.

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um, holy shit that's awesome. concerning txt msgs and mms: does this mean i can do txt and mms through google voice instead of ATT, so I can stop paying for their RIDICULOUS text plan?


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January 26, 2010, 12:27 PM

Ummmm, Bobby wouldn't that be Suck it AT&T???
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um, holy shit that's awesome. concerning txt msgs and mms: does this mean i can do txt and mms through google voice instead of ATT, so I can stop paying for their RIDICULOUS text plan?
yes you can. 100% free =/


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January 26, 2010, 01:40 PM

Cell phone companies are shitting on themselves because they know with this, they'll become nothing but dumb pipes for voice and data. They'll want be able to upcharge for services.

And soon enough, you won't even need their their VOICE service packages. All you need is data package to place calls. Skype for instance already has a Blackberry client that their testing in Europe.

Cell phone companies in the next 5 years are going to have to rethink how they do business for the 15% of the market that's really tech savvy and then continue from there as the work spreads.



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yes you can. 100% free =/
good. Fuck you AT&T. you give me the option of 200txt for $5 or 1000 txt for $15. why the fuck is there no middle ground, and why the mother fuck is it so expensive. they can kiss my ass. goodbye text plan



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I guess this means that apple rejected them yet again.


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I guess this means that apple rejected them yet again.


it's not an app

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it's not an app
Exactly. Since AT&T rejected them again, Google gave em the good ole 1-finger salute and made it into a web-app, which technically is a web page and can't be blocked.

I applaud this freedom. Google is awesome, suck it AT&T, suck it Apple and suck it Trabek.
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January 26, 2010, 01:49 PM

Apple is not dumb, they probably helped Google design the site.

AT&T clearly don't want this.
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well I just deleted the jailbroken gv mobile app so Ill use this instead.


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im confused...so in essence are people using Google Voice or Skype (what the hell is that anyways) for their service plans and then just buying cheap service plans from Verizon, Sprint, AT&T now?????


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January 26, 2010, 02:06 PM

Ok....I am not a tech person at all. Is there away that I can use this on my Verizon BB so that I can drop my text plan and save a little money?





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Never mind. They have an App for the BB. I sent in my request for an invite and hopefully I can save some money soon





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