Google Speeds Voicemail Access within Google Voice
Google recently made some changes to its Google Voice product that will make retrieving and listening to voicemails a bit quicker. The first change is that when users dial their own Google Voice number, their voicemails begin playing back immediately without the need to press 1 first. The second change is that Google Voice will now play the most recently left voicemail first rather than the oldest.
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's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
Google Threads Voice Commands Deeper Into Google Maps
People can now use their voice to take full command of Google Maps when in the car. Google updated Maps today and added more support for "Ok, Google"-based voice commands.
Google Says Google Voice Transcriptions Won't Be So Bad
Google today said it has updated the voicemail transcription feature of Google Voice to improve accuracy. Google employed technology called a long short-term memory deep recurrent neural network to reduce transcript errors by 49%.
Ultimate Ears Adds Google Now and Siri to UE Boom 2 Speaker
Ultimate Ears' high-end Bluetooth speakers now allow Android and iPhone owners to use voice prompts to control their music. Ultimate Ears is rolling out a firmware update for the UE Boom 2 and UE Megaboom that adds Google Now and Siri support.