Apple May Finally Approve Google Voice Apps To The App Store

News | Sunday September 5 2010 7:55 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

That seems likely if a tweet from Sean Kovacs, the developer of an iPhone app named GV Mobile is anything to go by. GV Mobile was one of several third party apps that were built upon Google Voice to offer better call management services to users. Apple had rejected GV Mobile along with several other apps last year citing duplicity of features. While Sean Kovacs
and made it available on Cydia, other apps like VoiceCentral were
. According to Kovacs, Apple has now indicated that his application shall be accepted if it was resubmitted to the
for review.
It is not clear if GV Mobile will relaunch under the original name though. Kovacs has noted that he had deleted the applicaton from iTunes Connect soon after it was rejected. Consequently, we are also unsure if the new app shall be able to relink with its earlier customers.
This latest development also means that users may be able to get access to the native Voice application from Google. There were speculations earlier this year that Google could be taking the legal route to fight Apple after Vic Gundotra, the vice president of engineering at Google had stated that iPhone users will get Google Voice ”
“. However, Mountain View had put these speculations to rest by launching a
soon after.
Nevertheless, considering the convenience of an native application over a web app, we are now looking forward to accessing the Google Voice app on our iPhones once again. How about you?

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