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May 20 AT 2:39 PM Dustin Earley 30 Comments

Hangouts is the the future of Google Voice, desktop calling will be back

Back when Hangouts was still a rumor, we were under the distinct impression that it would unify off all of Google’s messaging services. The cold hard truth is, Hangouts is merely a replacement for Google Talk. It didn’t do much to alleviate the confusion of Google’s various messaging apps, and has even stripped some well ... Read More »

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May 17 AT 1:26 PM Dustin Earley 21 Comments

Hangouts Easter eggs: Someone at Google really likes My Little Pony

Looking for your this-day-is-really-dragging-on-and-I-need-something-to-entertain-me-for-five-minutes Friday reading material? Look no further. Word is, Google has programmed a bunch of Easter eggs in their new Hangouts app that feature everything from a, “shy dino,” to “My Little Pony.” I was skeptical, even after seeing posts about the Easter eggs on Google Plus, but as it turns out ... Read More »

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May 16 AT 12:39 PM Dustin Earley 35 Comments

Hangouts with SMS integration is on the way

Google may have just launched their new messaging app Hangouts yesterday, but we’re already hearing what’s next for the service. According to Google Plus’ community manager of Hangouts and Chat, Dori Storbeck, SMS integration will be making its way to Hangouts soon.

While Hangouts did solve some of the problems surrounding Google’s various messaging services, ... Read More »

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May 15 AT 1:01 PM Dustin Earley 33 Comments

Google’s unified messaging service launching as “Hangouts” on Android, web and iOS

Google’s various messaging services have long been painfully confusing. Syncing between devices, photo sharing and video conferencing have been a headache for years now, but that’s all about to change with Google “Hangouts.”

Hangouts is the messaging service that everyone’s been waiting for. Hangouts takes the best of all of Google’s messaging apps, and combines ... Read More »

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Aug 29 AT 12:49 PM Edgar Cervantes 8 Comments

Video: Samsung’s ChatON universal messaging app to support all operating systems

Everybody knows that Blackberry messenger stands among the best messaging services around, but it does lack many features. The fact is that almost nobody wants one of RIM’s devices anymore. Even if Blackberry did upgrade its messenger, the service is very fragmented, as it’s available only for the Blackberry OS. While there are many messenger ... Read More »

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