The bug causes the Hangouts app to force close and then fail to restart when large numbers of emoji emoticons are sent in a group chat. A fix will probably be implemented soon, but until then you should be aware that a solution exists in case you fall victim to a prank.
Here are 5 Android apps that have made a splash in the Play Store this week along with some of the hottest news in the Google Play Store.
While some of us already grabbed Hangouts v2 last week, the update has officially arrived to the Play Store bringing a few additional bug fixes not found in the previously ‘leaked’ version.
This week in your world of Android: the Nexus 5 launched, KitKat became official along with the new Google launcher, Hangout finally learned SMS, the G Flex landed, and Motorola shocked us with Project Ara.
Now that the Nexus 5 is out, all the goodies are starting to get leaked. This includes the new Google Launcher and the new SMS-enabled Hangouts!
The features of the new Google+ Hangouts app have been further explained by a Googler, with the app expected to hit the Google Play Store in the coming weeks.
Today Google announced it is bringing several new features to Hangouts including animated GIFs in messages, SMS integration and more. Keep reading for more details!
BBM for Android is finally out! After a long time waiting, the service makes its somewhat triumphant return. Is it worth using? Here’s our full review.
The iOS Hangouts app has been updated to support VoIP calls via Google Voice, but the feature is yet to become available on the Android version of the app.
Google has announced that Android 4.4 KitKat will bring some important SMS changes, advising developers of SMS apps to prepare updates for their apps accordingly.