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Old 01-06-2010, 11:19 PM   #1
Dagney
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Google Voice

I have two invites I'm willing to donate to a good cause. Let me know if you'd like one. Post here, or PM me with a valid Email addy I can send the invite to. First come first served. (Unless someone gives me a REALLY good story on why they should have it!)

(And if you have invites that you're willing to share, feel free to post in this thread so others can benefit from it!)
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:37 PM   #2
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I looked it up but still don't understand what Google voice and google wave are about. Can you explain them? Gotta be invited...ohhh...sounds so exclusive that I want to jump in and say "I WANT IT!!" But what to do with it? :p
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Old 01-07-2010, 10:33 AM   #3
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Google Voice is very nice: control your voice phone calls completely, let them ring through to any number you like depending on who's calling, and all voicemail can appear in your mailbox as speech-to-text translated emails.

It's now my voicemail for my mobile phone, and I dig it, because I don't have to listen to most voicemails, I can read them. The translations aren't very good yet, but they're good enough.

Furthermore if there are people you know you will just let go through to voicemail, you give them your Google Voice number, and you get their message even though they never ring your phone.
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Old 01-07-2010, 10:52 AM   #4
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I'd like to try that.
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Old 01-07-2010, 10:54 AM   #5
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Invitation sent.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:05 AM   #6
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Google has text to speach too.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:10 AM   #7
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speech-to-text is harder!
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:14 AM   #8
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yep

I don't want either.

I am kind of fixed in my technologies.I like to read text and listen to calls.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:24 AM   #9
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Quote:
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Invitation sent.
thanks

it lets you search for words within the number you get....


(484) 601-COCK

is available
should I?
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:26 AM   #10
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Is it hard to set up? Does it cost anything? Is the Google voice number a real phone number? Does Google provide it? What area code does it have? The whole thing sounds so bizarre and foreign to me, but I like the idea of voice mails being converted to text.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:30 AM   #11
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it's giving me errors reserving a number. says call back later.

setting up my cell number to go to it's voice mail was no sweat though. gonna call myself now and test it.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:43 AM   #12
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oh wow.

it emailed me my message.... mistranslated, of course. but it has a link in the email and you can click it, and it will play. you don't even hafta call voicemail. ... then you can download it if you want.
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:49 AM   #13
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I can has?
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:57 AM   #14
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Specs that wants to poop on our store. Yes, it is my store.
Play message


can you play it?prolly not i guess
edit...maybe you can
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Old 01-07-2010, 11:59 AM   #15
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I could.
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