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Google Hangouts Outage

03/17/2014, For those of you out there who happen to use Google Hangouts as your main vehicle of choice when it comes to chatting with friends and family online, I am quite sure that you would have noticed by now that this chat service from Google has run into its...

Emoji Bug Can Cause Hangouts Android App To Crash

11/11/2013, People who use Hangouts on Android recently got good news as Google released an updated version of the app that finally brings SMS support. On the Nexus 5, the new Hangouts app is the default SMS app. The new app has been very well received, despite the...

Google Hangouts Update With SMS Support Finally Released

11/07/2013, Last month Google announced that it is finally adding SMS support to Hangouts. It has actually made a number of improvements to the app, which includes support for location sharing and animated GIFs. Google actually announced this update prior to formally...

Google Hangouts For iOS Gets Voice Integration

10/20/2013, Here’s something that might make Android users a bit jealous. Google has updated its Hangouts app for iOS and has added the ability to make phone calls. The feature was first rolled out back in July, when Hangouts on the desktop received this...

Google Hangouts Getting HD Quality Video

08/28/2013, Over the last few weeks Google has started to roll out 720p HD Hangouts video support to a subset of its users, it has been revealed today. Google’s Vice President of Engineering, Chee Chew has confirmed the move in an interview and said that this...

Google+ Receiving Major Changes To Layout, Hangouts, Photos Today

05/15/2013, Google launched its Google+ social network back in June 2011 and since then, they have made some big changes to the service over the past two years. At Google I/O, the company announced it would be making up to 41 changes to Google+, with many of them...

Virtual Ping Pong Game Controlled Via Head Movement

02/06/2013, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners (GSP) has decided to develop a virtual ping pong tournament in order to build up excitement for the Google+ Hangout platform. Thanks to the recently released Hangouts API, GSP’s virtual ping-pong tournament will rely...

Roomba reincarnated to be Oscar the telepresence robot

08/01/2012, This particular Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner is not exactly the in thing at the moment, but you know the proverb – waste not, want not. What do you do with a partially destroyed Roomba? Why, the answer would be to take it in, restore it while...