Gmail users will be able to use the Google Voice service to make free domestic voice calls for another year, as Google has just announced that is extending the use of the service through all of 2013. Of course, this only applies for users in the US and Canada, but it’s an awesome feature nonetheless, and one that users should most certainly take advantage of.
Love your Android tablet, but wish it could make phone calls? Stop wishing: all you need is the right software. You’ll be making calls to phone lines and mobile phones in no time (but it probably won’t be free). Whether you don’t own a phone or simply don’t want to put down one device to pick up another, it can be useful to call regular phones on your tablet. After all: many tablets already have a built-in microphone and speakers. Which software is right for the job? Good question. Let’s go over some options.
What was lost now is found – Google this week re-added the ability to make phone calls to Hangouts, bringing a beloved feature from Google Talk to its replacement. Calls from anywhere on earth to the USA and Canada are free; calls to other countries are priced competitively, compared to Skype.
Is your Google Voice voicemail broken? Or do you use multiple phone lines? A common issue among MVNO users is that their Google Voice voicemail no longer functions. For those using multiple phone lines, juggling multiple cell phones can require spider-like appendages. Both situations can go from complicated and dysfunctional to awesome by using a little known secret called “conditional call forwarding”. Let me show you how that’s done.