Google Play is a great resource for buying devices straight from the source, but because Google doesn’t have its own retail stores, customers can’t really speak face-to-face to a Google employee and get answers to any questions that they may have. That’s changing now.
Google is now testing a live video chat service that’ll connect ... Read More »
Google’s Hangouts Dialer app is one step closer to completely replacing the old “Phone” app on your, eh, phone today. Thanks to an update that’s available now, the Hangouts Dialer app can now open all phone number links accessed on your phone.
For those who rely heavily on Hangouts to place phone calls, ... Read More »
As Google continues to improve Hangouts, new features are always coming down the pipe. Today Google officially unveiled the latest update to its messaging app.
The update should be rolling out to devices beginning today, and if you haven’t yet downloaded Hangouts, it’s available in the Google Play store through the source link at the bottom ... Read More »
Following the YouTube app’s Materialization on Friday, it looks like another core Android app will soon get a Material design update courtesy of Google.
Several screenshots have leaked that show an upcoming version of the Hangouts app with Material design touches. ... Read More »
Google Hangouts has quite a few useful features to make the video chatting experience better. One of those features is to prevent excessive noise by muting your microphone when keyboard sounds are detected so that others in the chat won’t have to hear you typing like a madman while they’re talking. This feature ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
The new Google Hangouts app is fantastic, especially because its SMS integration works so well. With the latest update to 2.1, the Hangouts experience was improved even more with full integration between Hangouts and SMS conversations. However, it also brought with it a battery-draining bug. Some people have been noticing some pretty severe battery drain on their devices ... Read More »
The Google Hangouts app for Android has been pretty awesome ever since it was updated to serve as an SMS app, but it wasn’t true integration of Hangouts and SMS. It just put them into one app, separating them between different pages. However, with this latest update, true integration has come. SMS and Hangout conversations ... Read More »
Two of the many new apps and features to debut with the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4, KitKat, are now available for everyone. The new de-blued Google Keyboard and Hangouts with SMS integration are both live with updates in the Google Play store.
The new Google Keyboard doesn’t change much if you’ve been using the ... Read More »
Google’s new Hangouts app has been released with the Nexus 5 smartphone, but hasn’t been available on the Play Store yet. This hasn’t stopped people from ripping it out of the Nexus 5 ROM and installing it on their devices. The new app grants the ability to use both Hangouts and SMS/MMS through one app, ... Read More »