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Custom ROM aims to bring Facebook Chat Heads to all

Last month the folks from Facebook had a pretty busy few weeks releasing Facebook Home, the HTC First phone, and of course their new Messenger application with tons of new features. The only thing we really liked from Facebook's new arsenal was their unified messenger system called Chat Heads. Little bobble heads on the edges of the display for seamless communication. Soon we'll be getting that, without Facebook.

Google Drive update touches on group collaboration and offline access

Google has rolled out the latest update for Drive and while we tend to keep focus on the mobile side, this is an update that touches on the desktop side. Needless to say, we can hope that some of these Drive changes make their way over to mobile. That being said, this Google Drive update has made it quicker to see information about others that happen to be working on a particular file.

Google Babel details found hidden in Gmail source code

We have seen more than few Google Babel related leaks as of late, which seems to imply that an announcement may be coming sooner rather than later. But instead of speculating as to when an announcement may arrive, lets first focus on this latest leak. This round of details appear to have been hidden in some Gmail source code.

HipChat version 2.0 brings native redesign and more

A new update is currently rolling out for the HipChat Android application. HipChat is a group chat tool and the new update brings the application to version 2.0. The developers of the app say that the new update was the result of beta testing that has been ongoing over the last several months.

Google Babel memo leak speaks of synced notifications and more

We have yet to see anything official about Babel from Google, however a recently leaked memo is offering a look at some of the details. First though, for those not familiar with Babel, this is expected to launch as a unified messaging service and will bring everything from messaging and image sharing to cross platform device and notification support.

Google Babel shown in leaked screenshots

The latest Google Babel related leak seems to have surfaced. This one brings quite a few images of what the service will look like and of course, follows the mention we had earlier this morning. Earlier leak aside though, this is certainly not the first mention of Babel, the one catch is that the spelling of the name seems to be changing. The service was previously listed as Babble, whereas now it is being referred to as Babel.

Google in talks to buy WhatsApp Messenger for $1 billion

The week is already off to a good start with rumors surfacing that Google could be in talks to acquire the extremely popular WhatsApp Messenger service. One of the worst kept secrets lately has been Google's plan for a unified, cross-platform messenger service called "Babel" and this is just one more piece to the puzzle if it turns out true.

Google Babble unified messenger reportedly leaks

Earlier this week we reported on a new app and service coming from Google that's being called Google Babble. Which will be the companies new unified messaging service to take on Apple's iMessage and BlackBerry Messenger. Now this afternoon we have what appears to be leaked screenshots of the app, or at least a mild attempt at a mock-up design.
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