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Google's Hangouts for Android app now merges text and chat messages

Google's Hangouts for Android app now merges text and chat messages

By 21 April 2014

Google has updated its Hangouts for Android app to include combined conversations. Specifically, the app now merges text/SMS and Hangout messages into a single conversation. The different message types are defined by a label below texted replies (an example:... >>

Google reportedly plans to kill Google Voice, roll it into Hangouts

Google reportedly plans to kill Google Voice, roll it into Hangouts

By 18 March 2014

Google wants to put all of its chat services under one Hangouts roof - and in turn, means some products will die on the way.  The company plans to kill off its Google Voice product, and put most of its services into Hangouts, according to 9to5Google.... >>

Man Utd plans to beam fans' live videos pitchside during Liverpool match, using Google+ Hangouts

Man Utd plans to beam fans' live videos pitchside during Liverpool match, using Google+ Hangouts

By 28 February 2014

Manchester United and Google have partnered to launch Front Row, an incentive for fans of the football team around the world to get their live reactions to matches beamed to the side of the pitch. Using Google+ Hangouts, selected fans will have their... >>

Google Hangouts for iOS gets iPad optimisation with a little touch of iOS 7

Google Hangouts for iOS gets iPad optimisation with a little touch of iOS 7

By 28 February 2014

Google is once again firming its position so it can continue supporting its iOS apps, and doing it beautifully.  The maker of Android released a big "version 2.0" update of its Hangouts for iOS messaging app on Thursday, bringing a look that gels... >>

Google Connected Classroom offers virtual field trips from the classroom

Google Connected Classroom offers virtual field trips from the classroom

By 4 November 2013

Google announced today that it will be extending the smarts of Google+ Hangouts video chat to allow classrooms to take virtual field trips. This revolution in education is called Connected Classrooms. While being told you're going on a field trip only... >>

Google Hangouts for iOS updated with free voice calls in the US

Google Hangouts for iOS updated with free voice calls in the US

By 19 October 2013

It's been since late-May when Google unveiled its major Hangouts revamp, and now the company is out with a sizable update for iOS users. Available from the App Store, the updated Hangouts app should give carriers a run for their money - especially for... >>

Google Helpouts will offer Hangout video guidance for pretty much anything

Google Helpouts will offer Hangout video guidance for pretty much anything

By 21 August 2013

Real experts telling you face-to-face, sort of, what you need to know. That's what Google's Helpouts will offer and isn't that what the internet is all about? Google Helpouts is still in the sign-up phase right now but when it's live you will be able... >>

Google+ for iOS updated: Replaces Messenger with Hangouts, adds Google Drive support

Google+ for iOS updated: Replaces Messenger with Hangouts, adds Google Drive support

By 17 August 2013

The Google+ for Android app updated on Wednesday with a number of highly requested improvements, and now Google has brought its iOS counterpart up to date by adding the same features. Googler Frank Petterson detailed the latest version of Google+ for... >>