Google Voice is testing a number portability service that would allow users to have calls transferred from an existing number to any device chosen.
Currently, the service gives users a new number for all their phones, as well as voicemail and many enhanced calling features like call blocking and screening, voicemail transcripts, call conferencing, international calls.
INTERVIEW: Android’s Market will be at least as successful as Apple’s hugely popular App Store – and could prove even more of a hit.
That’s the view of Florian Seiche, vice president of HTC Europe, who believes app downloads for the open-source software platform developed by Google could well emulate Apple’s success.
So the launch of the Palm Pre is June 6th – and the scene is all set for what is likely to be an exciting summer for the smartphone industry.
Those joining Palm in announcing new – or updated handsets – over the next few months are Apple with an upgraded iPhone and new phones using the Android operating system from Google.
Making payments just got a little easier for owners of an Android phone with the news that PayPal has introduced its app in the Android Market.
The e-commerce business says that the app gives users easy access to many of its popular features.
INTERVIEW: Sanjiv Parikh, vice president of marketing for FutureDial, talks to smartphone-biz.news about its mobile content management service and its potential to generate revenue for operators and retailers.
The company’s Retail Management Solution (RMS) 4.0 allows mobile content to be directly loaded to handsets at store counters – an industry first.
Google today launched a free service in the US called Google Voice that gives users access to all their phones, voicemail and text messages through one phone number.
The move is being seen as a threat to Skype – but also to telecom operators and technology firms.