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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...

Google Hangouts For Android Gets Customized Invites

07/31/2015, When you get a message from a stranger on the internet, you might be suspicious and rightfully so. However sometimes it might be a friend or co-worker that you don’t have on social media yet, so it isn’t always a dangerous or fishy situation. That...

Google Looking Into Hangouts/SMS Messages Merging Bug

07/01/2015, If you use Hangouts on your Android smartphone, you know that you have the option of merging your SMS/Google Voice and Hangouts messages together, thus grouping them and making them more organized as opposed to being all over the place. However according...

Hangouts 4.0 For iOS Introduces A UI Makeover

06/29/2015, Earlier this month it was reported that Google could be working on an updated UI for its Hangouts app. The report featured leaked screenshots of the upcoming UI changes and it was shown running on Android. However interestingly enough, it looks like the...

Google Hangouts Has Been Pre-Installed 1 Billion Times

06/25/2015, Google Hangouts is Google’s instant messenger platform where users can chat with each other, create group chats, and even hold video conferences with multiple users at once. It also comes bundled on pretty much every Android phone (there are some...

Possible Google Hangouts 4.0 Leaked, Shows Off New UI

06/10/2015, If you thought that the Google Hangouts app could do with a makeover, you’re in luck. Granted the app has received a Material Design makeover, but if you’re thinking more in terms of a better designed UI that’s more intuitive, less cluttered, and...

Google Admits Hangouts Does Not Have End-To-End Encryption

05/12/2015, Hangouts is a messaging platform by Google that allows users to chat with friends, family members, colleagues, and more. Users can make voice calls via the platform as well as host video conferences, so all in all it’s a pretty handy tool. However if...

Google Hangouts For Desktop To Get Faster Call Connections

04/02/2015, If you’re the type that makes a lot of Google Hangout calls on their desktop, Google’s Mark Chang has recently announced some changes that will be headed your way, and these are changes you will probably love. According to Chang, it seems that...

Google Now Lets You Compose And Send Hangout Messages By Voice

03/17/2015, Google Now is a handy feature for letting you perform searches, set alarms and reminders, and more using your voice, and the good news is that if you’re a heavy user of the Google Hangouts app and you chat with friends and family there pretty often, you...

Google Testing Hangouts To Provide Customer Assistance

02/08/2015, If you want to purchase an Apple product there’s always the option of getting in touch with a Genius who will answer all your questions in order to make the decision easier for you. That’s not quite the case if you’re purchasing one of...

Set Hangouts Status In Gmail

12/18/2014, Whenever there is an instant messaging software in the vicinity, you know for sure that one thing needs to be attended to right from the get go – to set your existing status. The reason behind this? People on the same instant messaging network will...

Google Hangouts Update Has A Plethora Of Goodies

12/10/2014, An update has been announced for Google Hangouts, where this would bump up the version number to Hangouts 2.5.8. Just what kind of features does the latest version of the app come with? We are looking at the likes of smarter location sharing, a whole lot...