Google Voice app for BlackBerry to be shut down as of next week
Blackberry users who want to continue using Google Voice will have to use the HTML5 version.
on 13 Mar 2013 09:31 pm EDT
Google has announced that they'll being doing some spring cleaning via their official blog. While most folks are understandably concentrated on the fact that Google Reader will be no more as of July 1st, 2013, there is an app for BlackBerry users that's also being laid to rest.
Yes, the rarely updated Google Voice app for BlackBerry will stop working as of next week. If for whatever reason you were using the app, Google does have a backup plan for you.
Beginning next week, we're ending support for the Google Voice App for Blackberry. For Blackberry users who want to continue using Google Voice, we recommend they use our HTML5 app, which is more secure and easier for us to keep up to date. Our HTML5 site is compatible with users with Blackberry version 6 and newer.
Although I'm not sure how many users this will impact, if I had to take a wild guess I'd say not many unless it's just simply for text messaging. Were any of you all using this app on a daily basis? If so, drop a comment below. I'm kind of curious if anyone will even really notice it gone.