Visual Voicemail Headed to Android Via T-Mobile
T-Mobile has released a new set of software for the Android platform via the Android Market. The App Pack recommends a number of applications to help users customize their myTouch 3G Android device. T-Mobile is also pushing its own applications including My Account, Visual Voicemail and Mobile Backup. Visual Voicemail delivers voicemail messages to Android handsets as an audio file. Users will be able to see a list of messages, listen to messages in any order, and reply to their voicemail via phone call, text, or email. The T-Mobile applications are free to download and free to use.
Sprint Adds Avatars to Visual Voicemail
Sprint today announced a new service that will allow customers to add animations and avatars to their voicemail messages. The service is available to Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile USA customers with select Android handsets.
Google Voice Gains New Lease On Life with Massive Overhaul
Google today introduced a wholly new version of Google Voice for Android, iOS, and the web. The calling, voicemail, and messaging platform has been overhauled from the ground up with a new design, new features, and a fresh commitment from Google to keep the service updated.
Google Hits Refresh Button on Hangouts for Android
Google today pushed out a significant update to its Hangouts messaging application for Android devices that puts it inline with the iOS app. Google overhauled Hangouts' visual appearance with material design, and improved how the app feels thanks to more fluid transitions, and better touch response.
Verizon to Delete Its Paid Visual Voicemail Service
Verizon Wireless said it will discontinue its $2.99 Visual Voicemail service come July 8. All customers who use the Visual Voicemail app will be transitioned to Verizon's free, basic voicemail service.