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Google Meet video conferencing now available for free for everybody

Hangouts is among the few Google apps that remained elusive of Google's impulse to kill apps. For quite a few years now, Google has been signaling its desire to shut down Hangouts but instead of an abrupt end, the tech giant is simply rebranding Hangouts and giving it a corporate tough by splitting it into...

[Update: Confirmed] Google may rebrand Hangouts Meet to simply “Google Meet”

Google has a reputation for killing its apps tastelessly. Hangouts, however, has survived the ax despite Google's deliberation of shutting it down – or replacing it with apps named after it – for over three years now. Since then, it has been talking about "upgrading" users from the classic Hangouts app to Hangouts Chat and...

[Update: Postponed for G Suite] Google will transition “classic” Hangouts users to Chat and Meet later this year

One of the biggest Google stories of 2018 was the downfall of Hangouts. The platform had long been seemingly abandoned, but we finally got some news about its future. In December, we learned that Hangouts users will eventually be transitioned to Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. There was no timeline given at the time, but...

Google Cloud Next ’19: The Latest G Suite Announcements From Google’s Big Event

While it may not be as exciting as an Android or hardware event, Google Cloud Next has given us a slew of announcements. The company just published details about several of the new G Suite features, improvements, and products that they talked about during the event. Let's take a look. Microsoft Office editing First up, Office editing...

Hangouts Meet is replacing classic Hangouts video in May for G Suite users

About a year ago, Google split Hangouts into two separate apps for G Suite users. Hangouts Chat is a Slack-like communication platform for teams. Hangouts Meet is a video chat platform that has existed independently from the old Hangouts video chat that everyone knows. That's about to change as Meet will officially replace the old Hangouts...

Hangouts Meet Gains Support for Android Tablets and iPads

Google took the wraps off Hangouts Meet, an enterprise-centric version of its Hangouts chat platform, in March 2017. It's chock full of nifty features like meeting reminders and Google Drive integration, but ever since launch, it's lacked tablet support. The search giant rectified that longstanding shortcoming with a tablet-forward update for the Hangouts Meet app. Starting...

Hangouts Meet v4.5 Gains In-Call Instant Messaging

Hangouts Meet, the video/audio-calling service that Google launched in March, has finally gained support for in-call messaging. There's previously been no other way to communicate with members of a chat in a text-based manner, so this added functionality should prove to be quite useful for sharing links, chiming in with a comment while someone else is...

Google Pushes Hangouts in a more Corporate Direction with Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat

If you ask anyone to sum up Google's messaging strategy, then you'll probably draw a blank stare. We've tried to come up with an answer ourselves, and have found that quite difficult. What started off with one app trying to provide a convenient messaging platform evolved into several different apps trying to compete for different (but often...