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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...

Google Offering Free First Minute International Calls Via Hangouts

10/28/2014, We’re sure most of us have friends and family who might be living overseas, such as for work or study reasons. Now there are many ways we can get in touch with them, such as instant messengers, VoIP, phone calls, and so on. Now for those unfamiliar,...

Google: Messenger App In Android 5.0 Is For SMS/MMS

10/15/2014, When Google announced that the Hangouts app for Android would consolidate all messages, such as messages sent and received via the Hangouts chat along with SMS and MMS messages, many were a little upset as this seemed rather messy, not to mention a bit...

Google Releases Improved Hangouts App For Desktop

10/09/2014, There is some good news today for folks who use Google Hangouts. The company today released a new update which aims to make it much more easier for users to access Hangouts on their desktop computers. This update has been developed keeping one aim in mind...

Google Voice Being Integrated Into Hangouts On Android

09/10/2014, It can be said that this has been a long time in coming, where Google has begun to look into the very real possibility of integrating Google Voice into Hangouts when it comes to the Android operating system. However, there seems to be a very good reason...

Google ‘Ultra Violet’ Leaked

08/14/2014, Google introduced Hangouts to the masses some time in the middle of last year on an official basis, and Hangouts played the role of being a replacement for Google Talk, and it has since worn the hat of being Google’s official instant messaging app....