The new "Voice Calls from Gmail" service allows you to call any phone line from within Google's
Fool analyst Rex Moore says the value of this new service to consumers is uncertain. The ability to avoid major telecoms like AT&T
As New York Times tech reviewer David Pogue points out, the Gmail phone service gets us closer to free phone-to-phone calls. What if, Pogue says, Google could get an approved app for its Android devices or Apple's
Bottom line: The value of this new service really depends entirely on how comfortable you are with all the technology, and some of the hoops you'd have to jump through. Still, Google is in an envious position of developing all this (mostly free) technology to build advertising around, while disrupting other industries.
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