Is There a Single Good Reason to Leave Voicemail?

Why do people leave voicemail? To annoy me? Us? There is absolutely no point, as far as I can tell. If you want to tell me something, and I'm not picking up my phone, send a text. At this point, voicemail is nothing more than an anxiety inducing surprise package. A red bubble of the unknown—that inevitably is left only … » 7/06/12 9:10pm 7/06/12 9:10pm

Free Alternatives to AT&T's $10/Month Voicemail-to-Text Service

We heard about AT&T's Voicemail-to-Text service back in December, but now it's being shoved down our throats again with email reminders aplenty. Why don't we care about the $10/month service? Because we can get something better. For free. » 1/14/10 7:00pm 1/14/10 7:00pm

Ribbit is Like Google Voice Voicemail for iPhone, Except It Actually…

Seeing Google Voice repeatedly bash its forehead against the gates of the App Store gave competitor Ribbit an idea: why not just cut the features Apple and/or AT&T are scared of, like calling and texting? And so they did. » 12/22/09 9:50am 12/22/09 9:50am

Remainders - The Good, Bad and Ugly Things We Didn't Post (and Why)

Buckle the eff up for Remainders today, because we've got: A man in a chicken suit playing "What Is Love," two separate Christmas-themed videos (one Muppet, one Guitar Hero), minor Apple updates, and a severed hand crafted of breakfast foods. » 12/12/09 12:20am 12/12/09 12:20am