Google launches click-to-call with Voice extension

by admin January 24, 2010 at 6:00 pm

New Voice extension for Chrome simplifies call management

Google has launched the second version of its Google Voice extension for Chrome which includes new click-to-call functionality and easier access to voicemail messages.

The Google Voice extension, released on Friday, adds a button to the toolbar which displays the number of unread messages in a user’s Google Voice inbox – speeding access to their voicemails, which have been transcribed by Google’s speech recognition engine.

The button will also tell users if they have any recent messages and with a click will allow users to make a call, check messages or send a free text message, according to Google.

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