MetroTalk addresses connectivity issues, submitting update tonight


Yesterday we told you about some problems that Google Voice apps were experiencing  The cause of the problems was changes Google made to their servers. Since 3rd-party apps rely on unofficial APIs this sort of thing is bound to happen from time to time. MetroTalk is the most popular Google Voice app, and they have been working on a fix for the last two days. In a blog post they explained why the change affected MetroTalk to such a high degree.The good news is that they are

We have been investigating the problem over the last 2 days and what we discovered is that these changes had a major impact on MetroTalk. The way the app is currently created allows for faster data retrieval and processing compared to most other implementations, but unfortunately this fact was also the reason that MetroTalk was affected to such a high degree.


submitting an update that includes the connectivity fix tonight. It usually takes 3-5 days for for an app update to be approved. If that is too long for you to be without a Google Voice app MetroTalk has outlined a way for users to get the update even earlier. Developers are able to host beta apps in the Store and give access to certain people to download them. Beta apps are approved instantly. If you’re interested in getting the app as early as tomorrow hit the source link below for more info.

We’ll let you know when the update is available for everyone.

[via MetroTalk]

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