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Catch Phil talking The State of Android in 2014 live at 2.15pm ET!

The good folks at Mashable are firing up a special hangout this afternoon, all about The State of Android in 2014. Lance Ulanoff, Pete Pachal and Christina Warren will be joined by a special guest, our very own Phil Nickinson! So grab a beverage of choice, sit back in your comfy chair and follow...
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New UberConference integration lets you call in to Hangouts from a phone

Sometimes you need to be a part of a Hangout, and all you have is a phone line Video and phone conference service UberConference has just released a new Hangouts app that lets anyone call into a hangout from any phone. Hangouts have naturally been limited to just devices that could run the...

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Google Voice can now handle website calls via Hangouts without Google+

Google has just revealed that web surfers can make Google Voice calls via Hangouts without the need for a Google+ account, in the latest move towards an eventual merge of Google Voice and Hangouts. Alex Wiesen of Google announced the new feature his his own Google+ account, saying that this...
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Hangouts update adds custom notification sounds for each chat

Hangouts is receiving a small update today, and while the changelog hasn't been updated on the Play Store just yet there are a few small differences we're noticing. First up is a new "hidden contacts" area of the settings separate from the "blocked people," giving you a way to hide folks from...
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Outlook users can now join Hangouts with new Google plug-in

Google has now released a plugin for Google Apps apps user who also use Microsoft Outlook allowing them to use Google Hangouts to do a video conference call. Users can now initiate or join a Google Hangouts call directly within Outlook's mail or calendar functionality if they also have a Google...
Google Hangouts for Android

Hangouts 2.1 merging conversations, brings a widget to the party

There's a new version of Google Hangouts on the way, and it's going to bring some substantial improvements. Version 2.1 of Hangouts for Android's biggest change is going to be in the way that it handles conversations with the same person over multiple channels. Currently if, say, I'm conversing...
Moto 360

Motorola to host live Hangout on Air to talk Moto 360 design

Tune in Wednesday, March 19 to watch Jim Wicks talk about the design of the new wearable Motorola just dropped the bombshell of Moto 360 on us moments ago, and now we'll have a better idea of how it was designed tomorrow with a Hangout on Air hosted by lead designer Jim Wicks. The Hangout will...
UberConference

New UberConference integration lets you call in to Hangouts from a phone

Sometimes you need to be a part of a Hangout, and all you have is a phone line Video and phone conference service UberConference has just released a new Hangouts app that lets anyone call into a hangout from any phone. Hangouts have naturally been limited to just devices that could run the...
Hangouts

Hangouts app updated with fixes for SMS and MMS

Users experiencing messaging bugs hopefully get their fix Big G has pushed out a small update for the Hangouts app today, and while the change log is short, it looks to be exactly what more than a few have been waiting for. What's New (2.0.3) More fixes for sending/receiving MMS Fixed a...
Androids

Catch Phil talking The State of Android in 2014 live at 2.15pm ET!

The good folks at Mashable are firing up a special hangout this afternoon, all about The State of Android in 2014. Lance Ulanoff, Pete Pachal and Christina Warren will be joined by a special guest, our very own Phil Nickinson! So grab a beverage of choice, sit back in your comfy chair and follow...
Android Central

Why Google Hangouts is the best group messaging app available today

Google Hangouts' presence and read confirmations make it the best group messaging app available today. Heading to Las Vegas earlier this month for CES 2014, the Mobile Nations team had a bit of war in deciding what group messaging platform to use for the week. With 22 people on the ground from...
Hangouts

Hangouts update hopes to fix MMS issues

Option to send group messages to individual recipients also included Hangouts is making the subtle jump to version 2.0.2, bringing fixes for the way the messaging app handles MMS. Although the issues haven't necessarily been widespread, many who have updated to the latest Hangouts and began...

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