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Getting started with Google Hangouts in your browser

You can now use a dedicated Hangouts site for chatting with friends and hanging out.

By 19 August 2015


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


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


Here's a Super Mario cat tree for your Princess Purr

Level up your cat condo game with a custom-made Super Mario-themed feline playhouse complete with functional warp pipes.

By 29 September 2015


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


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


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


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


Zero Latency: The VR revolution begins in Melbourne, Australia

For Road Trip 2015, CNET gets a hands-on preview of a world-first VR entertainment facility before it opens its doors to the public on August 15.

By 14 August 2015


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