Users of the Hangouts (Talk) chat service report that the service delivers messages to wrong recipients. Google has acknowledged the problem
For mobile, the switch from Google Talk to Hangouts was little more than a facelift. The deeper issues reside in back-end utility, and inside desktop applications. Google Talk inside of GMail will allow for SMS or calls. Hangouts will not, currently.
More details emerged about Google’s upcoming unified messaging service. An alleged internal Google memo revealed some of the features of the app, as well as which services would be merged into Babel.
Google’s messaging services are fragmented, so far. Babel should unify and sync messaging across platforms and devices, like iMessage and BBM and also do more.
Google is gearing up its new unified chat service, and, according to some new reports, will be named “Babel” instead of “Babble” as previously reported.
According to a report quoting multiple sources, Google’s unified messaging service will be dubbed Babble. Combining the functionality of Google’s many communication apps, Babble will likely be shown off at Google I/O.
You know that icon suggesting a unified messaging app is coming? It actually belongs to an internal testing app, says the developer that first revealed it.
Moreover, a mystery new icon in the Chrome OS interface gives us hope that Google is finally close to fixing the mess that messaging is now for users.
After that recent mess where users with December birthdays were left to feel alienated due to a bug that’s present in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, more people are now starting to find out about yet another problem that affects devices with the latest version of the Android software.
Imagine waking up twenty minutes before your shift and rushing to work after chugging some milk and cereal. In your hurry you end up stuffing your things inside your bag before trying to catch the next trip to your workplace. Unless you have your phone around your neck or if you’re someone tied to Facebook or Twitter, you won’t really remember checking your phone especially when you have three pages worth of e-mails to reply to. You’ll find out later that you’ve had around ten missed calls and twenty-five messages from your boss, colleagues, partner, mother, and your landlord. All…