Google Hangouts has long been used as both a way to use the Hangouts chat functionality and text others. The app even combined the two into one chat log and let you decide which to use at different times. Though this functionality is nice, the app itself has been problematic for many.
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It looks like Google and all Android manufacturers have a very serious issue on their hands. A new security flaw was discovered in Stagefright, the media playback tool that Android uses, that allows an MMS message to seriously compromise your device. And worst of all, it affects almost all Android devices since Android 2.2.
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Recently, Google announced that it had partnered with nearly 100 North American carriers to enable sending MMS to Google Voice numbers. It used to be thatMMS messages sent to Google Voice numbers would disappear without even a warning that they were not ... Read More »
Google Voice users have long struggled with the lack of MMS support. When an MMS would be sent to a Google Voice number, it would just disappear into the void. This has been a big problem with using the service for normal communication, but now it looks like Google has (finally) fixed it.
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Having friends and family abroad used to make communication difficult. But with the rise of services like Skype, Hangouts, and WhatsApp, it’s easier than ever and absolutely free. A simple call or message can be done over WiFi or mobile data to the other side of the world, and neither of you have to pay ... Read More »
Two ex-Googlers have announced today the release of an application that will allow Android users to view and send SMS or MMS messages without needing to be near their Android smartphone. Previously in beta testing as a Chrome extension, MightyText has now added a web application that allows you to connect virtually any browser up ... Read More »
One of the most heavily requested features for Google Voice has undoubtedly been MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) support. The Google Voice app for Android has been tackling voice and text with ease for quite some time now, but pictures have always been an issue for the service. Thanks to a clever workaround from the Google ... Read More »