Hangouts On Air shifts to YouTube Live as steady move away from Google+ continues

Submitted by Android Central on August 16, 2016 - 12:05am

Well you can't be surprised, can you?

In what only felt like an inevitability, Google has put out an announcement that Hangouts On Air events will no longer be tied to Google+ and will be completely contained into YouTube Live instead. It'll be a hard break on September 12, where Google+ will no longer be able to create Hangouts On Air and any events scheduled for the future will have to be manually recreated on YouTube Live.

Google's new video-chatting app is finally here, but the best feature doesn't work for iPhone users

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 16, 2016 - 12:01am

Google released a video calling app Tuesday to compete with the likes of Apple's FaceTime.

Google Duo

The tech giant first announced the app, Google Duo, at Google IO in May. It's a simple, one-to-one messaging app that doesn't come with a lot of fanfare — you simply scroll through your contacts to see who has the app, click, and connect. But as Nick Fox, vice president of Google's communications division, told Business Insider, that was intentional.


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