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Google Hangouts Voice Integration

Is Google about to pick a fight with wireless carriers?

March 18th, 2014

A few months ago, Google took a huge step towards total consolidation of its mobile communication suite as Hangouts acquired SMS functionality. According to 9to5Google, the company is planning to drop Google Voice next, integrating its features with Hangouts as well. Although this seems like a natural progression, especially considering that fact that placing a …

Google Voice Hangouts Integration

Google vows to integrate Google Voice into Hangouts

May 20th, 2013

When Google unveiled its new Hangouts service last week, keen observers noted that there was a glaring omission in the company’s effort to cobble together all its messaging services onto one platform: Google Voice. But a new Google+ post from Google director of real-time communications Nikhyl Singhal suggests that Hangouts users won’t have to wait for …

Google Hangout SMS integration confirmed

Google’s new Hangouts app will soon support SMS [updated]

May 16th, 2013

Google on Wednesday announced a new application, known as Hangouts, during its annual I/O Developers Conference that looks to unify the company’s existing chat and video services. The application was released for Gmail, Android, iOS and Chrome, and it supports Google Talk, Google+ Hangouts and Google Messenger. Dori Storbeck, community manager of Google+ Hangouts and …

Google+ now open to the public, 100 total improvements added

September 20th, 2011

Google recently announced that its Google+ social network is now available to anyone who wants to join. The search engine giant noted that it has added 91 changes during the social network’s beta trial, which lasted just under 90 days, and that it is deploying nine new changes on Tuesday. Among the most notable additions, the …

Dell considering using Google+ Hangouts for customer support

July 21st, 2011

Michael Dell is toying with the idea of using Google+ Hangouts for Dell’s customer support. The service allows users to initiate a video chat session with multiple people inside their Google+ circles. “I am thinking about hangouts for business. Would you like to be able to connect with your Dell service and sale teams via …