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Google injects smarts, stickers into Hangouts communication app

The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.

By 10 December 2014

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Google+ gets poll feature, Hangouts video-chats get set free from browser

Days after saying it was in social for the "long haul," Google unveils new social software: a tool that lets Google+ users poll friends, and a Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows users.

By 10 October 2014

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Google Voice, Hangouts learn to play nice together

Users will now be able to place free calls from within Hangouts and will also see voicemail transcripts and messages from Google Voice show up in their Hangout listing.

By 11 September 2014

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Google adds Hangouts feature from Google+ to its business apps

The search giant is giving Google Apps customers access to its videoconferencing feature, no Google+ account needed.

By 31 July 2014

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Google Voice may be getting sucked into Hangouts

A new option is added to the Hangouts app that lets users "migrate Google Voice to Hangouts." Could this be the death of Voice?

By 3 July 2014

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By 30 June 2014

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Set custom notifications for each Hangouts conversation

Want to know who's messaging or calling you on Hangouts before you even look at your device? Check out these steps for changing the alert tones for each conversation.

By 6 June 2014

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Watch the inaugural CraveCast Hangout

CNET's Crave team takes on the latest in the geekosphere, from "Star Wars" to 3D printing to sexy smartphones.

By 30 April 2014

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Disable merged conversations in latest Hangouts update

Just in case you don’t like having mixed SMS with Hangouts’ conversations, you can disable merged conversations after the latest update to Hangouts for Android.

By 24 April 2014

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Hangouts for Android update merges conversations

Version 2.1 of Google's messaging app adds the ability to merge text messages and Hangout conversations into a single thread.

By 22 April 2014