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Google Reassures That Hangouts Isn’t Going Anywhere

05/19/2016, Google has kind of a weird history with messaging platforms. It seems that they can’t seem to decide on which is the defacto messenger. We’ve seen them try to create separate apps for SMS/MMS, then they merged it with Hangouts, and then just yesterday...

Google Hangouts For iOS Updated With Share Extension

04/27/2016, Ever wanted to share something like a link or a photo in the Google Hangouts app for iOS? If you did, you probably know that it was a bit troublesome thanks to the fact that there is no share extension available for Hangouts. The good news is that if you...

Hangouts 8.0 For iOS Brings Support For 60 Second Videos

03/15/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys knew this, but in the Google Hangouts app for iOS, users could record and send each other 10 second video clips. This feature was introduced in 2014 in Hangouts 2.0. Now if you knew about this and was hoping for a...

Google Hangouts Updated With Android N Support

03/10/2016, It was just yesterday that Google released the developer preview of Android N, and while it might be a while before the update is released in its final form to the public, it seems that Google has wasted no time in updating some of its apps with support...

Peer-To-Peer Connection Will Improve Hangouts Call Quality

02/05/2016, If you think that the current call quality on Google Hangouts still leaves a lot to be desired, you might be interested to learn that Google could soon be changing that. According to several user reports, it seems that Hangouts has recently undergone an...

Google Hangouts 7.0 Update Comes With Quick Reply Feature

01/27/2016, We know that Google is pushing more people to use its Hangouts app, and if you are a heavy Hangouts user, you might be interested to learn that Google has recently pushed out an update for the app which brings a much requested feature to it: the ability...

SMS Feature May Be Removed From Hangouts

12/16/2015, If a new report is to be believed then Hangouts might lose a major feature in the near future, it’s claimed that the next update of Hangouts for Android is going to remove the ability to send and receive SMS/MMS messages. It did take some time for...

You Can Now Hangouts Video Call People With No Google Account

11/19/2015, Hangouts has grown to become a robust cross-platform messaging platform that allows users to communicate over text, voice and video calls. Today Google announced that Hangouts is receiving a new update which eliminates the need for the other party to have...

These Services Are Offering Free Calls To France

11/15/2015, I’m sure most of you will be well aware of what happened in France earlier this week, Paris was hit by a terrible wave of terrorist attacks one evening which has not only left the country but the entire world in shock. As support, thoughts and prayers...

Hangouts For The Web Gets Updated Calling Experience

11/09/2015, There are many ways in which one can participating in video conferences, such as using Skype. However if you’re more of a fan of Google’s products and services, you might be pleased to learn that Google has recently announced that they will be...

Users Run Into MMS Issues After Updating To Hangouts 4.0

09/04/2015, If you’re still in the habit of sending MMS messages and you’re an Android user, there is a very good chance you could be using the Google Hangouts app. Now if you have yet to update your Hangouts app to version 4.0, you might want to hold off on the...

Hangouts Gets Its Own Website For Browser Access

08/17/2015, It’s not like you can’t access Google Hangouts through a web browser, there’s a Chrome extension, Chrome app as well as the ability to access Hangouts from Gmail and Google+ but the company feels that it should have its own website so...

Hangouts 4.0 Maintains Call Connection When Switching Networks

08/16/2015, The other day Google released Hangouts 4.0 for Android. This is a long time coming especially when you consider that Google had actually released the Material Design version of Hangouts to iOS first, which is admittedly a bit odd since you’d think...

Google Hangouts Gets Overhauled

08/10/2015, Google has been hard at work developing improvements to make Hangouts simpler, faster and more easier on the yes. The company says that with Hangouts it wants to help users stay in the moment no matter what device they’re using or if they’re...