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Google Tells You How To Find Cool Maps Google Tells You How To Find Cool Maps
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Google has uploaded a Google Developers hangout from Sydney about maps. Googlers Paul and Chris talk ab out their favorite maps, why they like them, and how to find cool maps. It’s about a half hour long (which isn’t too …

Google Now Lets You Schedule Hangouts from Google Calendar Google Now Lets You Schedule Hangouts from Google Calendar

Google continues to push Google+ Hangouts capabilities to many of their products, and the latest integration is with Google Calendar. Now, you can add a Hangout to any event on your calendar and access it with a single click. From …

Watch This Google Webmaster Hangout From Monday Watch This Google Webmaster Hangout From Monday
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Ever wish you had a chance to sit in on one of Google’s Webmaster Central Office Hours hangouts, but just can’t find the time, or they just to don’t correspond well with your schedule? Luckily, Google sometimes makes them available …

Now You Can Talk About People In Google+ Hangouts Behind Their Backs Now You Can Talk About People In Google+ Hangouts Behind Their Backs

Google+ is getting a new experimental feature, which lets you send private messages to other users inside of Hangouts. The feature is the product of Google interns Mairin Chesney and Anthony Tordillos, who announced the update in a Google+ post …

Google+ Mobile Apps Get New Hangouts Features Google+ Mobile Apps Get New Hangouts Features
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Google has released an update for the Google+ app for Android, which has five new features. First, teens can now create and join hangouts from their mobile devices. Secondly, you can now join Hangouts On Air from your mobile device. …

NFL.com Fantasy Football Gets Google+ Hangouts Integration NFL.com Fantasy Football Gets Google+ Hangouts Integration

Can you smell it? The smell of beer, pizza, and freshly-washed team jerseys. It’s almost football season, baby. And with the start of the NFL season in September comes the start of fantasy football. Soon, millions of fans will crunch …

Google Integrates Hangouts Into Gmail Google Integrates Hangouts Into Gmail

Google wants to make your video communications within Gmail even better. Starting today, they’re rolling out Google+ Hangouts integration which, according to them, will “deliver higher reliability and enhanced quality” to your chats. From the Gmail blog: Unlike the old …

Google+ For iPad Finally Arrives Google+ For iPad Finally Arrives
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Hey Google+ users, I hope you’re ready to Hangout on your iPad. That’s because Google has just updated their iOS app to add support for the Apple tablet. Having previously only offered Google+ on the iPhone, users are bound to …

Google Launches Much Needed Google+ Hangout Accessibility App Google Launches Much Needed Google+ Hangout Accessibility App
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Google is working on making Google+ more accessible. The company announced that it is launching a new app called Hangout Captions to help inegrate live transcription into Google+ Hangouts. The following update from Google just hit Google+: Hangout Captions26 minutes …

Here’s 2 Hours Of Google+ Hangouts Advice Here’s 2 Hours Of Google+ Hangouts Advice

With Google I/O raging on as we speak, Google has been posting a plethora of videos from the conference to YouTube, especially on its GoogleDevelopers channel. It’s been a big week for Google+, as the social network has been the …

Developers Build Over 200 Apps For Google+ Hangouts 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+. …

Watch The Project Glass Skydiving Demo From Google I/O Here [Video] Watch The Project Glass Skydiving Demo From Google I/O Here [Video]

Google put on a pretty historical performance today, as far as Internet company keynotes go. Co-founder Sergey Brin interrupted a Google+ presentation from Google’s Vic Gundotra to talk about Project Glassa and reveal the first Google+ Hangout from the device. …

Sergey Brin Unveils First Project Glass Google+ Hangout By Having His Friend Jump Out Of A Blimp Sergey Brin Unveils First Project Glass Google+ Hangout By Having His Friend Jump Out Of A Blimp

Google co-founder Sergey Brin hijacked Vic Gundtora’s Google+ speech at Google I/O to talk about Project Glass, and reveal via video, that his friend was about to jump out of a blimp. He then revealed that the friend was participating …

Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round

Wouldn’t it be awesome if Christmas came every day? Of course it wouldn’t because Santa would never get any sleep and I would be broke by the second day of buying presents. How about Google I/O coming around every day? …

Google Just Disrupted The Conference Business With Hangouts On Air 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 …

Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter 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 …

Facebook Tests “Call” Button On Timelines To Boost Video Chat Facebook Tests “Call” Button On Timelines To Boost Video Chat
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When Facebook announced Skype-powered video chat back in July of 2011, it set off a flurry of one-on-one video calling that quickly made it one of Facebook’s most popular features. Wait, you’re not using Facebook to video chat all the …

YouTube API Discussed In Latest Office Hours YouTube API Discussed In Latest Office Hours

It’s sometimes easy to forget that YouTube is part of the Google family of products. Good thing we have developer hangouts to remind us that the folks at Google are constantly improving the YouTube experience for developers who use the …

Google+ Hangouts On Air Rolled Out To Everyone Google+ Hangouts On Air Rolled Out To Everyone
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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 …

New Google+ Android App Lets Users Start a Hangout From Their Phone New Google+ Android App Lets Users Start a Hangout From Their Phone

Google today announced that, finally, its update for the Google+ Android app has arrived. The update has already been released for iOS devices, and now the Android Google+ app has a similarly redesigned interface. Google also revealed why the Android …

Facebook Gets Hangouts Through Oovoo Facebook Gets Hangouts Through Oovoo
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Google+ has one major feature that sets them apart from Facebook – the Hangout. With the recent public release of Hangouts on Air, the value is even greater. Facebook only has one-on-one video calling Skype, but a third-party application is …