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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...

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...