All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘google plus hangouts’

Is Google’s Plan to Combine Hangouts, Messenger, & Talk Really a Good Idea?

Speaking at Google I/O yesterday afternoon, Google Product Manager Nikhyl Singhal indicated that Google will be combining several of its messaging services into a singular messenger. According to Janko Roettgers of GigaOM, Google will be consolidating Google+ Messenger, Google Talk, and Google+ Hangouts in order to create a uniform service across all Google products. “We have done an incredibly poor …

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Tabletop Forge Team Discuss Google+ Hangouts Project

I’m not as involved as I used to be, but I was a big fan of tabletop roleplaying games during my college years. I especially loved playing Call of Cthulhu. Eventually, friends left and we just sort of stopped playing. That’s why the idea of setting up a game via Google+ Hangouts is pretty exciting. During this week’s Google+ Platform …

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Google+ Hangouts API Detailed During Meta-Hangout

It feels good to have a Google+ office hours Hangout actually come out on time. Today’s hangout comes from just yesterday where the Google+ team and the Hangouts API lead Richard Dunn took the time out of their day to discuss what’s going on with the API. Today’s hangout is a bit special and longer than the others. Clocking in …

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Google+ Team Details Hangouts API Version 1.0

As you are probably aware, Google took the Hangouts API out of preview last month. That means that anybody can mess around with Hangouts now to make their own Web applications that utilize what is arguably Google+‘s most popular feature. With any new API, developers are going to have questions. That’s why the Google+ team held their usual Office Hours …

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Google+ Questions Answered In Latest Hangout

One of the coolest things Google does is list the office hours of their various departments. This allows users and developers to ask questions of the team and get answers from the actual people working on the software. The Google+ platform team opened their office hours this week with no real agenda besides answering user questions. There were some good …

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White House Hosting Google+ Hangout For Startup America

The White House is really getting some mileage out of Google+ Hangouts lately. First they hosted that Hangout with President Obama earlier this week in which he answered questions submitted by people via YouTube and tomorrow they’re using Hangouts once again to promote Obama’s small business initiative, Startup America. Announced earlier today via the White House Google+ account, people are …

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