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Voogle Google Voice client shutting down at end of December

by Derek Kessler Sun, 09 Dec 2012 4:53 pm EST

Voogle Google Voice client shutting down at end of December

Options are about to become a little more limited for webOS users who are also fans of the Google Voice service. Voogle, one of the a leaders in the Google Voice for webOS apps scene, is shutting down at the end of the month. The announcement came from developer webOS World this weekend that they'll be shutting down the servers that support Voogle when December comes to a close. This comes after shuttling more than 6TB of data between the Google Voice service and webOS devices.

For those still using Google Voice on their webOS phones (excepting Sprint subscribers, who are blessed with the option to share their phone number with Google Voice), you still have options. You can use the Google Voice website to handle your device-independent calling needs, or you can pick up the excellent SynerGV v1 by Eric Blade for $2.49. It works in a similar manner to the soon-to-be-extinct Voogle, so switching for those that are dependent upon Google Voice shouldn't prove to be too difficult of a transition.

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