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Google launches dedicated Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows

09/10/2014

Google has launched a standalone Hangouts app for Chrome in a bid to encourage more people to use the service, rather than rivals (...)
Google has launched a standalone Hangouts app for Chrome in a bid to encourage more people to use the service, rather than rivals like Skype. Announced today in a blog post, Google said it should provide more convenient access to Hangouts for users on a Chrome OS or Windows machine. As well as bringing additional convenince, it also has a few new features, such as a condensed contact and chat list and integrated notifications to alert you to new messages. Chats will also sync across Hangouts on all devices, and following recent dialer updates, this new app will also let... This story continues at The Next Web The post Google launches dedicated Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows appeared first on The Next Web. Google has launched a standalone Hangouts app for Chrome in a bid to encourage more people to use the service, rather than rivals like Skype. Announced today in a blog post, Google said it should provide more convenient access to Hangouts for users on a Chrome OS or Windows machine. As well as bringing additional convenince, it also has a few new features, such as a condensed contact and chat list and integrated notifications to alert you to new messages. Chats will also sync across Hangouts on all devices, and following recent dialer updates, this new app will also let... This story continues at The Next Web The post Google launches dedicated Hangouts app for Chrome OS and Windows appeared first on The Next Web.
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