Ever since Apple finally published their long-requested App Store Review Guidelines, we’ve been seeing a lot of reversals in previously unbendable policies, with no example of that phenomena being more striking than Apple’s decision to let third-party Google Voice apps back on the App Store.
So far, though, Google’s own official Voice client has yet to be republished to the App Store. Things are looking good, though, that Google Voice for iOS may once again be on its way, with sources telling Techcrunch that Google has already submitted the application to Cupertino.
Even better, apparently Google Voice has been tentatively approved by App Store reviewers, with a promise to publish the app to iTunes once they revamp the app to work more seamlessly with the iPhone 4 and iOS’s multitasking capabilities.
This is fantastic news. iOS 4’s multitasking abilities always seemed like the one thing that was keeping the previous release of Google Voice for iPhone from being flawless. It seems pretty obvious that once Google Voice comes back to the App Store, it’s going to be the app it should have been all along.