1. JustinHorn's Avatar
    iTunes Store Link

    I finally got my GV invite the other day and was looking for iPhone app to make it easier to use. Right now I can't listen to voice mails in safari, just sits there saying loading. Plus there are other cool features that would be nice to have.

    I don't believe the developer is planning on adding push support (don't think it's possible as a 3rd party app) so that kinda sucks. Not sure if I should just buy this app, it's only $2.99 or if I should wait for an official, probably free google voice app?

    Thoughts?
    07-13-2009 05:23 PM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    Why not just have the mp3 forwarded to your email and listen from there?

    I've been using GV for about 2 years, and can't imagine bothering with an app for it that doesn't come straight from Google.
    07-13-2009 05:47 PM
  3. JustinHorn's Avatar
    I just tried the free version iTunes Store

    In this version it just lets you make an outbound call using your iPhone phone book which is pretty nice.

    Why not just have the mp3 forwarded to your email and listen from there?

    I've been using GV for about 2 years, and can't imagine bothering with an app for it that doesn't come straight from Google.
    I don't see anyway to do that? It sends me an email with a link which then opens up in safari and looks like it will play the file, but just sits there loading and then crashes safari.
    07-13-2009 06:00 PM
  4. Alli's Avatar
    I got a link that opened the sound right up. It went to Safari, but worked just fine.

    I just tried it brand new to make sure they hadn't changed something along with the name change. Not sure why it's not loading for you.
    07-13-2009 08:01 PM
  5. JustinHorn's Avatar
    I got a link that opened the sound right up. It went to Safari, but worked just fine.

    I just tried it brand new to make sure they hadn't changed something along with the name change. Not sure why it's not loading for you.
    I'm on a 3GS running 3.1, that might have something to do with it.
    07-13-2009 08:54 PM
  6. Alli's Avatar
    That could be. I opted not to try 3.1. Definitely gives you something to report though, eh?
    07-13-2009 10:47 PM
  7. Brickman's Avatar
    It must be 3.1. Like Alli I have been using GV for awhile now with no problems.
    07-13-2009 10:57 PM
  8. Duvi's Avatar
    I'm on a 3GS running 3.1, that might have something to do with it.
    Do you have any battery issues?
    07-13-2009 11:06 PM
  9. JustinHorn's Avatar
    Do you have any battery issues?
    No, battery seems to last longer than my old 3G and the same as when I was running 3.0 for a week on the 3GS.
    07-14-2009 09:26 AM
  10. nm1k0's Avatar
    GV Mobile is awesome. I use it all the time and love it. I just wish there was a call out feature instead of the call back one. Or an option to switch it.
    07-16-2009 02:54 PM
  11. Jeremy's Avatar
    I'm patiently waiting for Google to release their own app.
    07-16-2009 03:09 PM
  12. ctt1wbw's Avatar
    Can someone tell me in layman's terms what Google Voice is? I'm sure it's great, I use several Google products as it is.
    07-16-2009 03:31 PM
  13. Alli's Avatar
    Google Voice is a telephone switchboard.

    You enter the numbers where you want to be reached: home, work, cell, spouse's cell, etc. You give out the GV number, & when someone dials it - all those numbers will ring. You choose which phone to answer. The caller won't know (or care).

    There is much more (obviously), but that's the nuts and bolts.
    07-16-2009 03:38 PM
  14. ctt1wbw's Avatar
    Holy crap, that sounds neat. Is it a pay service? I see some people saying they got their invite?
    07-16-2009 03:47 PM
  15. Brickman's Avatar
    It is free but you have to receive an invite from Google. I think you just have to ask for one and they eventually send you an invite. I have had mine since it was Grand Central so I am a little fuzzy on how they do it now since it is GV.

    Here is a good article from Lifehacker that explains how GV works. Here is another on how to transition to GV.
    07-16-2009 04:12 PM
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