Google has started rolling out a new stability update to Hangouts today, in response to several user complaints in Play Store about some MMS issues.
The fix oriented update includes a patch for a more reliable sending of SMS and MMS, along with a new settings toggle to avoid automatic conversion of group messages into MMS that has caused some users to be charged by their carriers. There is also now an option to manually configure your APN settings … Continue reading
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Google’s Senior Vice President in Engineering – Vic Gundotra announced some improvements to Google Hangouts today. This includes the much expected integration of SMS, animated GIF support, and location sharing.
The SMS integration feature was rumored to be coming along with the Android 4.4 KitKat update, which will be the default SMS handler so users will no longer have to use the separate SMS applications. Unfortunately though, there’s still no word on the integration of Google Voice with Hangouts. Location … Continue reading
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