Tag Archives: Google Talk

(Updated: Now Available) Google Introduces Hangouts, Unified Chat Service Available Later Today

Update: It’s alive! Chrome Extension Google announces what we’ve all been expecting, Hangouts, a unified chat service that allows you to have conversations between iOS, Android and Internet. Hangouts will support multimedia messaging, text, photos and video conversations all synced between mobile, desktop and the web. Hangouts will be available… Read more

(Update: Fake?) Google Babble Screenshots Leaked Again, Announcement Likely At Google I/O?

Update: According to a few reports around the net, these images have been checked against Photoshop and proven to be falsified. Who fakes Babble pictures anyway?  It’s round two for the Google Babble screenshot with a brand new shot acquired by 9to5Google. The new images show off a different look than the desktop shots we’ve seen previously leaked… Read more

Google Talk Is Down, Google Working On A Fix

By now, some of you may have already noticed some login issues with Google Talk this morning as Google confirmed early on a problem affecting Google Talk users, updating their Google Apps page with details about the outage: We’re aware of a problem with Google Talk affecting a majority of users. The affected users are able to access Google Talk,… Read more

Skype & Google Talk Use Carries 15 Year Jail Sentence

Amidst already strict internet policies, Ethiopia’s government recently chose to criminalize the use of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) services.  The implement of this ban covers services like Skype and Google Talk, citing a 15 year jail sentence should citizens choose to ignore the legislation.  While the reasoning behind these new laws are… Read more

Android 2.3.4 rolling out “in the next few weeks,” bringing video chat to the Nexus S

Just announced by Google on the official Mobile Blog, Android 2.3.4 will be rolling out to the Nexus One and Nexus S “in the next few weeks,” bringing with it bug fixes for the original Nexus, and video chat enabled Google Talk to the Nexus S. With the new Google Talk featuring video and voice chat, you will finally be able to video chat with anyone… Read more

Google’s Honeycomb event: What can we expect?

It seems like just yesterday Google released Gingerbread, well that was almost two months ago – that’s years in Google Time. Google will be officially unveiling Android’s latest version – Honeycomb – this Wednesday, at a press event in their Mountain View campus. The event starts at 10AM PST/ 1PM EST and will be streamed live on YouTube at… Read more