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Google Voice

Google Voice Applications

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Adobe AIR Desktop Utility for Google Voice

Link: http://rstoeber.com/apps/Google_Voice_Utility.html

Run it, log in your gv account and you can make call “connections”.

Chrome Extensions:

Link: https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/kcnhkahnjcbndmmehfkdnkjomaanaooo?hl=en

Google Voice in your mobile browser:

All these are to used to make calls through google voice easier.

When we make calls from google voice account, usually, we need something to receive the calls. GV makes the connection. However, google voice on mobile seems to be able to make calls directly.

With a computer only (when I don’t have a phone available), my favorite way to receive calls is using sip account. It could be anything like gizmo5, fwd, voipuser, voxalot etc. Set it up on a sip client like xlite/eyebeam, connect the account to ipkall. So when you make a call through google voice, GV->ipkall#->SIP(you pick up)->Callee#.

More details please check it here:

http://blog.nyworldphone.com/2008/02/06/absolutely-free-outgoing-to-us-and-incoming-calls/

If you are ubuntu, linphone is highly recommended. Since empathy, xlite2.0 etc all gave me problems.

T-Mobile @Home $10 a month for Unlimited ‘Landline’

Hotspot@Home

In June of last year, T-Mobile introduced their Hotspot@Home UMA service, which lets users “seamlessly” (depending who you ask) transfer calls between their cellular network and Wi-Fi. It cost $19.99 per month for a single line. Now it’s $10.

Tmobile@Home

T-mobile just launched “Tmobile@Home” plan, which provides users with a $50 WRTU54G, allowing users to plug in a landline in order to get unlimited local and domestic calling for just $10 a month. T-Mobile will transfer your number to their system, and they’re also offering a $60 VTech wireless phone. The service was initially only offered in Dallas and Seattle, but as of July 2 will be available nationwide.

T-Mobile CEO talks with the Seattle Times about the company’s shift in direction.