Google+ itself, which offered the reminder about how Google+ opened to the public in September 2011 and how Google ships a new version "almost" every day.
Via their enterprise blog, Google has announced that the US army has gone Google, and will utilize Google Apps to improve their communication and become more mobile. This will reduce cost for the Army, as well as give troops around the globe access to things like Drive and Hangouts.
Hangouts on iOS late last week. This one arrived Friday evening and it added voice calling with Google Voice integration. Basically, iOS users can now send and receive Google Voice calls through the Hangouts app. And topping that, this all works over WiFi. But while this news seems to have upset plenty of Android users, there will be an update coming.
Hangouts. This update deals with voice calling, includes Google Voice integration and even some animated GIFs. While all this sounds like a solid update, there is a disappointing aspect as it has only arrived for those with an iOS device. Yes, Google has rolled this one out only for those sporting an iDevice.
All Things D, Twitter is entertaining the idea of a standalone messaging app. This news is in addition to the revelation that Twitter is rolling out a service which would allow users to direct message one another on Twitter without having to follow each other.
Hangouts for Android is getting an update and it looks like this time around Google will be adding a feature that many have been waiting and hoping to see. Diving right in, this update is adding status indicators for your contacts. Basically, users will now be able to see who is, and who isn't online at an given time by checking the color of the icon on their photo.
Hangouts video chat lately, there's some big ones coming. Some might have already received Google's latest improvements, but most will be waiting for a greater rollout later this month. So what's the big change? 720p HD video streaming with Hangouts. The move from the H.264 video codec to VP8 is almost complete.
Google announced their new messaging service to replace Google Talk, and hopefully one day Google Voice. That being their new Hangouts app. It was revealed at Google I/O, and since has been updated with a slew of new features, smiley faces and more. This weekend however, an update arrived that should make all you AT&T users happy.
Google's new social networking endeavor. Google Helpouts, whose landing page just went live today, is seeking out experts who will be sharing their time and expertise to other people via live video calls. And maybe even make some money on the side.