Google Talk moves to Hangouts, Google+ on Gmail is done

Several big changes are happening in the back end of Google’s communication mediums that will have big results for users in the front.

Hangouts, other Google services down (no, it’s not just you)

Why can’t I send any IMs? Hear about the Google outage crippling Hangouts, Talk, and other services.

Why a Cross-Platform Chat/Video Chat Client is a Win — And Doomed to Fail

Learn about why the lack of a standard video chat protocol is holding mobile devices back — and how Google may be trying to remedy that.

Four Reasons Video Calling Is Horrible

Smartphone and tablet video calling hasn’t really caught on. Here’s four ridiculously simple reasons why.