Google replaces Talk with Hangouts (Babel)

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    Lightbulb Google replaces Talk with Hangouts (Babel)

    Google Talk is being deprecated, the replacement is a new Google Hangouts app which was previously codenamed Babel.
    Android AND Appple users: http://Rob2020.blogspot.hk/2013/05/g...ogle-talk.html

    Last edited by Rob2020; 16-05-2013 at 08:25 AM.

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    Preliminary playing around reveals a nice UI, compatibility with existing Talk users, however (and I think this is a bit of a biggie), no indication of online/offline status...


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    No SMS integration.

    Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk 2


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    Windows desktop client has been replaced too, there is a Chrome Hangouts Extension


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    Quote Originally Posted by pin:
    No SMS integration.
    SMS needs to die

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    Can you call phone lines?


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    Quote Originally Posted by flameproof:
    Can you call phone lines?
    No, that is Google Voice you're thinking of, US only for now at least.