Sunday, June 26, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
China to Regulate Search Results Ads
HTC Apologizes For Poor Results, Pins Hopes On VR
MediaTek To Invest $6.15 billion on 5G Communication Technologies
EU, United States Strengthen Data Transfer Pact
BitTorrent Now Music And Video App Launched
Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu
3-D pens And Moldable Earbuds Appear At CE Week Gadget Show
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Google Allows You to Use Voice Mail With Existing Number


Up until now, if users wanted to use Google Voice, they needed to choose a new number (a "Google number"). But not everyone wants to switch to a new phone number, so Google created a lighter version of Google Voice for people who are willing to trade some features for the ability to use their existing numbers.

The company announced on Tuesday that users now have the choice to get Google Voice with their existing mobile number OR with a Google number.

For al those who will sign up using their existing number, they'll still get many of Google Voice's features. Most notably, they'll get all the functionality of Google voicemail.

"If you already have a Google Voice account, you can add Google voicemail to any mobile phone you've linked to your account. If you're not yet using Google Voice, you can request an invite or ask a friend with a Google Voice account to send you an invitation. When you receive the invitation to sign up, you can choose to use Google Voice with your existing number ? or to get a Google number for additional features," explains Craig Walker, Vincent Paquet & Pierre Lebeau, Product Managers at Google.

Google's voice mail option provides more features than what most major mobile phone carriers offer in their standard packages. Among other things, Google's voice mail service automatically transcribes messages and lets users customize greetings for frequent callers.

Introducing Google Social Search

In related news, Google is rolling out a new experiment on Google Labs called Google Social Search that helps users find more relevant public content from their broader social circle.

A lot of people write about New York, so someone does a search for [new york] on Google, their best friend's New York blog probably isn't going to show up on the first page of the results. Probably what wil show up will be some well-known and official sites. Google has taken steps to improve the relevance of their search results with personalization, but today's launch takes that one step further. With Social Search, Google finds relevant public content from users' friends and contacts and highlights it at the bottom of the search results.

All the information that appears as part of Google Social Search is published publicly on the web . What Google has done is surface that content together in one single place to make users' results more relevant. The way we do it is by building a social circle of users' friends and contacts using the connections linked from their public Google profile, such as the people theyr're following on Twitter or FriendFeed. The results are specific to each users, so he/she need to be signed in to his/her Google Account to use Social Search.


Previous
Next
Nintendo to Release New DSi With Bigger Screen        All News        Hitachi, Toshiba, Sony Receive Subpoenas in Optical Disk Inquiry
Google Announces Lala and iLike Music Search Services     General Computing News      Google Maps Improved

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Meet Lenovo PHAB2 Pro, Google 's First Tango Smartphone
Google Nest Chief Fadell Steps Down
Google Your Name To Change Your Settings Or Find Your Phone
Google Wins Oracle in Android Trial
Google To Open Self-driving Car Engineering center in Michigan
Google Enhances Ads For Mobile Devices
Google's Paris Offices Raided
I/O: The next evolution of Google
Google Spaces Website Goes Live
The European Union Set To Fine Google 3 billion Fine: report
Google Announced iPhone Keyboard; Plans to Map the Interior World in 3-D With Project Tango
Russian Watchdog Cancels Google Fine

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .