All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hangouts on Air’

Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Default To Full Screen For Single Person Broadcasts

Google announced in a Google+ post that Hangouts on Air broadcasts will now default to full screen when there is only one participant visible in the broadcast. Dori Storbeck announced the news with the Google+ Help account (via TechCrunch): Google+ Help20 hours ago Make it Larger! Full screen Google+ Hangouts On AirPosted by +Dori Storbeck  Looking for a full screen …

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Google+ Continues To Prove Its Versatility By Hosting A Digital Summer Camp

Ah, summer camp, the one time of the year where kids leave the house to stay a week or two in the woods. That was my experience at least. Summer camp is supposed to teach kids vital life lessons whereas all I ever got was a shattered toe nail and 58 mosquito bites. I would have done anything to attend …

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Developers Build Over 200 Apps For Google+ Hangouts

Google opened the floodgates a few months back when they opened the API for Google+ Hangouts to the public. One of the Google+’s strongest features was going to get a big push from the developer community that’s obsesses over Google+. Those developers have built some pretty awesome stuff and Google is using I/O to showcase it. First up though, Google …

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Google Just Disrupted The Conference Business With Hangouts On Air

If you organize conferences and similar events, your future in terms of how you organize and price your events just got really interesting. If you’re a conference-goer, events that might be out of reach to you for reasons of distance and/or total cost including travel and accommodation, just got equally interesting. It’s all down to Google+ Hangouts On Air, the …

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Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter

You may recall a Google+ Office Hours from a few weeks ago that introduced us to the amazing Tabletop Forge app. It used Google+ Hangouts as a new way to host traditional tabletop role-playing games across any distance. It was my favorite use of the Hangouts API, and now it’s becoming a reality. In the latest Google+ Office Hours, it …

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Google+ Hangouts On Air Rolled Out To Everyone

Last month, Google announced that the Google+ Hangouts on Air feature was rolling out to all users. Today, Google says the roll out is now complete. Hangouts on Air lets Google+ users broadcast hangouts to anyone who wants to watch (as opposed to being limited among a handful of friends). Here’s a quick look at the feature, in case you’re …

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Hangouts API Version 1.1 Discussed In Office Hours

The metahangout that is the Google+ Office Hours went down this week and the discussion is one that developers will want to check out. J.D. Salazar and Richard Dunn from the Hangouts API team took time to answer developer questions and talk about the new features in Hangouts API Version 1.1. This week’s hangout is chock full of details clocking …

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Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Available To All Users

When Google+ introduced Hangouts, it was a major win for Google’s social networking service. It was the major defining feature for a lot of people and set Google+ apart from the competition. Google then introduced Hangouts On Air to a limited number of users that introduced the power of live broadcasting of Hangouts to hundreds of people. After being only …

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