Free international calls on Google Hangouts through 2014

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Google has put a lot of time and effort into building out their Hangouts app. Some say it’s getting too bloated (or, maybe that’s just me), while others are still hopeful of a single unified communications application to rule them all. Whatever your perspective is on Hangouts, ...

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Google Voice just got real

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Google Voice was such a cool idea when it first came on the scene. You could make calls, and send text messages from your computer back when most people were still working off desktop machines. Immediately, questions arose about whether Google was going to make a go at the mobile market. How ...

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Download and install Google Hangout 2.3 manually [APK]

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So you’re a Google Voice user and you’re dying to try out the new Hangouts Dialer experience, eh? You’re going to need to make sure you’ve got the most recent version of Google Hangouts first. Fortunately for you, we’ve got a download link for the 14MB file. ...

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Google officially merges Hangouts and Voice experience for calls

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This will be a day long remembered. That is, of course, if you’re a Google Voice user who has been waiting on Hangouts integration. For some of us, the wait for an improved and merged Voice experience stretches back years. Today sees Google announcing that Hangouts and Voice will play ...

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Google Voice moves one step closer to Hangouts integration

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Call it a sign of things to come or simply another back-end move for Hangouts, but Google Voice users have a new option today. Log into the Google Voice website and you’ll find that you can now make calls via Hangouts without messing around with a Google+ account. As Alex Wiesen (Google) ...

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Google Hangouts service restored after earlier problems

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Google has issued an update stating that the reason many were experiencing issues with Google Hangouts is that the service was experiencing a service disruption. In a rare event, Google published a status update on their service dashboard at 4:22PM GMT stating there were initial issues with the ...

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Google+ Hangouts and Photos revamped with host of new features

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Google Senior VP Vic Gundotra on Tuesday announced a great many improvements to Google Hangouts and Photos designed to let us “use more time for ourselves, and less time figuring out technology”.  Below is a list of the new features and the updates should start pushing out over the ...

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Google Hangouts updated with improved layout and subtle enhancements

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Google Hangouts for Android is getting an update today, bringing about a handful of user-requested features. The layout changes only slightly but it looks more intuitive; starting conversations is easier than ever. Details include: You can see who’s reachable right now on Hangouts. Green ...

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Google Babel to be called Hangouts and debut at Google I/O, source says

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Google will introduce the much-rumored unified messaging client, Babel, at Google I/O next week, reports TechRadar. Picking up the more formal, and familiar, name of Google Hangouts, this is the messaging service that is expected to be cross-platform and tie together a number of existing ...

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Remember moments in Google+ Hangouts with new Hangouts Capture

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We all know what Google+ Hangouts is right? Just in case you don’t, it is the free video chat service that can do one-on-one chats or group chats with up to nine of your friends (or colleagues) at a time. Thanks to all of the interesting stories people have shared after a Hangout, Google ...

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Gmail video chat becomes Google+ Hangout

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Available to all Gmail users, the experience gets better for those with Google+.

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The Daily Beast to host Google Hangout with Android’s Matias Duarte (12/7/11)

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The Daily Beast is hosting a live interview later today with renowned computer-interface designer and Android’s head of user-experience, Matias Duarte.  He’s also a bit of a hero around these parts.  Anyways, the tentative subjects on the agenda will be centered around tech, mobile, ...

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