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Google Splitting Hangouts Into Hangouts Meet and Chat; Turning It Into a Slack Competitor

Google Splitting Hangouts Into Hangouts Meet and Chat; Turning It Into a Slack Competitor

Google has long been criticised for not giving proper attention to Hangouts and updating it with features that are found in other chat tools. Instead of improving Hangouts, Google went on to launch Allo and Duo, two more messaging applications that have only further convoluted its messaging strategy.

YouTube TV FAQ: All Your Questions Answered About the New TV Streaming Service

YouTube TV FAQ: All Your Questions Answered About the New TV Streaming Service

YouTube TV is quickly making headlines. Many are hopeful it will start a revolution, sparking a new movement of cable-cutters in favor of streaming television. We’re tackling all of the most prominent questions about YouTube TV — what’s the cost, what channels are included, plus how to watch and record. Check out your questions below, answered.

Google Assistant May Arrive on the iPhone Some Day Beyond Allo

Google Assistant May Arrive on the iPhone Some Day Beyond Allo

Google has big plans for its digital personal assistant, aptly known as Google Assistant, and those plans may include Apple-branded devices, too.

YouTube Announces its own Streaming TV Service for $35 Per Month

YouTube Announces its own Streaming TV Service for $35 Per Month

Rumors had suggested that YouTube had aspirations to launch its own streaming TV package, which would see it stream traditional TV content as well as its online-focused content.

What’s Your Favorite iOS Feature?

What’s Your Favorite iOS Feature?

A new version of iOS will be debuted in June, and while Apple is sure to add plenty of noteworthy features, there’s also the possibility that some current favorites may get the boot.

Google Announces Two New LG Smartwatches Running Android Wear 2.0: Watch Style and Watch Sport

Google Announces Two New LG Smartwatches Running Android Wear 2.0: Watch Style and Watch Sport

Upping its smartwatch game today, Google announced two new LG-made smartwatches running Android Wear 2.0: the LG Watch Style and Watch Sport. The former is the lower end model of the two and features a 1.2-inch circular P-OLED display protected by Gorilla Glass 3.

How to Get Started with Google Voice for iPhone

How to Get Started with Google Voice for iPhone

Google Voice is a free service that lets you make phone calls and send text messages tied from your Google account. It uses Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology just like Skype and hooks you up with your own new phone number. The perk of this is being able to easily share your Google Voice number with strangers or in a workplace environment while keeping your personal number tied to your wireless carrier just for yourself.

Google Makes Chrome Open Source for iOS

Google Makes Chrome Open Source for iOS

The Chromium Project has meant that Chrome for Desktop has been open source for quite some time, with an Android version launched in 2015.

Google Voice Gets a Redesign after Five Years and Gains New Functionality

Google Voice Gets a Redesign after Five Years and Gains New Functionality

Earlier this week, Google rolled out some much-needed updates to Google Voice on all platforms after almost five years. The updated apps on all platforms — iOS, Android, and web — now feature a redesigned Material Design based interface. 

Google Maps Will Now Directly Let You Hail An Uber; Offers Improved Ride Service Mode Experience

Google Maps Will Now Directly Let You Hail An Uber; Offers Improved Ride Service Mode Experience

Google today announced that it is making the ride services experience in Google Maps even better by offering deeper integration with ride service providers like Uber and Lyft. Up until now, Google Maps displayed the estimated fare of going to a location from Uber and Lyft.