Tag: Hangouts

Hangouts to replace Google Talk in chat within Docs, Sheets, Slides

When Google announced a few months ago that they were shutting down Google Talk, no one was really surprised and no one actually panicked...

Google makes changes to streamline Hangouts, Gmail

The portfolio of Google products is wide and vast, but can also sometimes be a little confusing as they overlap and cut across each...

Google Hangouts to disallow carrier SMS texting beginning May 22

Google is finally ditching the SMS text messaging available on Hangouts. The Android version specifically will no longer allow the feature beginning May 22,...
Google Meet Hangouts

Google officially announces Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat

This month started with us getting a glimpse of a Hangouts alternative. Called as Meet, the new instant messaging program is ideal for HD...
Google Meet Hangouts

Google intros Meet as alternative to Hangouts, best for HD video meetings

Google is adding a new service to its G Suite. It was a silent launch but we're almost certain that Google meant to introduce...

Google shutting down Hangouts API, existing apps only until April 25

Google seems to be turning Hangouts into just a video conferencing app for enterprise users, as it continues to stop all the other things...

Google makes Hangouts “optional” in Gapps package for OEMs

While they are not technically killing it, it seems like Google is demoting its Hangouts app into something that is optional for OEMs in...

Chrome now has built-in Google Cast; casting to Hangouts now available 

Ever since Google introduced the Chromecast dongle and also later on, Google Cast, people have been enjoying casting the content from their mobile devices...

Google Hangouts to focus on enterprise, still separate from Allo and Duo

Now that the Allo instant messaging and Duo video calling apps are commercially available, we're curious as to what will become of Hangouts. We...

Hangouts On Air will now be available on YouTube Live and not Google+

If you need further evidence that Google may either be doing away with Google+ or changing its very nature, we have another piece of...

Google Hangouts update bring better group chat controls

If you use Google Hangouts for a lot of your inter-office or group projects communications, then you probably were wishing that you were able...

Hangouts 11 for Android receives video messaging, deletes conversation merging

We haven't checked out Hangouts for some time now. The last time was when version 8 was released last March. We didn't even realize...