Last Updated Mar 12, 2009 10:31 AM EDT
For starters, GrandCentral will soon become Google Voice. It has the same seriously impressive set of features along with a couple new ones, including the voicemail-transcription option shown in the above video.
Plus, you can now make free outbound calls to U.S. numbers and cheap calls overseas. And SMS messages sent to your Google Voice number can be viewed on one or more mobile phones:
As far as we know, GrandCentral -- er, Google Voice -- will remain free, which is amazing given its feature set. So what's the bad news? Unless you're already have a GrandCentral account, you can't get it -- yet. The Official Google Blog says Google Voice will be open to others "soon," but that could be weeks or months.
Needless to say, we'll let you know when you can get in on the action and how to make the most of it for your business. Stay tuned.