Hangouts is finally assimilating Google Voice
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Google Voice and Hangouts are finally joining in digital matrimony, according to Android Police. Many users are now reporting the Hangouts app for Android is allowing them to send Voice SMS and voicemail. However, it looks like the integration of the two services remains a work in progress, as a number of bugs have been reported.
For example, while messages delivered to your Google Voice number will appear in Hangouts, replies will not. Android Police writes that there currently appears to be no way to select which Voice number you would like to use when writing a reply. Additionally, enabling Voice integration will redirect all your messages from Voice to Hangouts. The integration also poses problems with the Voice extension for…