Google finally puts an end to Hangouts
Google Hangouts has been phased out. Following an announcement by Google earlier this year, Hangouts users will be moved to Google Chat, the Slack-type instant messaging app.
Google Hangouts has been made inaccessible on November 1. In June, Google announced it would prompt Hangouts users to mov... Read more
Gmail’s new look has arrived
Google revealed it will begin rolling out its revamped Gmail interface to all account users. Since its first release earlier this year, the new email UI has been offered to a subset of Gmail users on an opt-in basis.
The switch will now occur automatically for those who have Google Chat activat... Read more
Google reveals when classic Hangouts will cease working as free Chat migration begins
This year, Google Chat was made available to all Workspace users. Google has finally transitioned to Chat officially by announcing that old Hangouts will be discontinued for free accounts in October.
Google has been hinting that Google Chat will replace conventional Hangouts since 2019. Enterpri... Read more
Google Workspace Chat will replace Google Hangouts on March 22
Google Chat will be the default chat app for paid Google Workspace accounts starting March 22. The mandatory migration phases out the classic Hangouts app.
Hangouts was supposed to be phased out in late 2019, but has been postponed until March 22. Hangouts users that haven't migrated yet will be... Read more
Google Chat just made it easier to track tasks within a chat flow
Google's reply to Slack and replacement for Hangouts, Google Chat, has a new task-related update. Google is pushing Google Chat to be the default chat app for Workspace customers and gradually replace the classic Hangouts which has been the default chat app since 2013.
The new feature means user... Read more
Google’s unified Gmail interface to be available to all users
Google made two big features of Google Workspace (the paid tier of business Google accounts) free for all consumer Google accounts. The features are Google Chat, the latest messaging app from the company as well as the merger of Gmail and Google Chat, Docs, and Meet. All are coming to consumer acco... Read more
Google Chat and Meet are added to Gmail
Google is changing Gmail. It was already announced before, but now it's actually rolling out changes to Gmail. Google Meet and Google Chat will be merged into Gmail.
The changes in the desktop interface are small, but you get significantly more possibilities in the Gmail mobile app. In the deskt... Read more
Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet get name change from Google
The names of chat applications Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet will be known as Google Chat and Google Meet, as of today. There was no official announcement of the name change, but in a blog post, Google has started using the new names.
Changing program names to be more in line with the vendor i... Read more