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use it all the time

Comment by rondapuck1206
about Hangouts and Skype · Apr 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful News report as junk e-mail

i've been victimisation resort for a spell at present and has proven to so a great deal quicker and wagerer that skype. I candidly wouldn't go backbone to enjoyment skype, this unitary is faster and easier so i commend this one.



Comment by louisbeckler784
about Hangouts · Aug 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Paper as spam

i think this is great for schmoose and also television chat, it's identical simpleton and kit and caboodle bang-up when you indigence to contact somone exterior the area also



Comment by mimanderson
about Hangouts · Jul 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Report as junk e-mail

I'm nerve-wracking to verify, if to exercise Hangouts video schmooze on an iOS, do you wealthy person to accept a gmail account?



Nice, but could do better

Comment by DamianN
about Hangouts · Mar 2015 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as spam

Selfsame fast at sending and receiving messages, especially on mobile. I amaze my messages quicker hera than on early IM apps such as Whatsapp and Viber. Hush some improvements to be done, like sometimes messages sent on a background don't arrest on the mobile river version, which has caused me about problems in the past.


Pidgin absolutely is an substitute to google talk

Comment by Awesome
about Hangouts and Jitsi , Miranda IM , Adium · Oct 2012 · Helpful Not helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

Pidgin has an expansive plug-in ecosystem. Please un-remove it (add it back) as an alternate

Google Talk of the town [ directly Small Hangouts icon Hangouts ]


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the lapplander claims apply to miranda
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Jitsi provides audio chaffer SIP/Jingle, and textual matter chatter XMPP, Bare
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Jitsi with 35 votes ought not be buried nether display all.

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Pidgin is Not an alternative. Google Talking is a Network/Protocol...Pidgin utilizes multiple networks/protocols but it does Not bear its own. So it is not the saame affair and frankincense is not an alternative.

Google Babble is also an application.

I would argue that Google Babble out is equitable the applications programme battlefront close to the banner Jabber protocol.

but joshhsoj1902 Google Blab doesn't function fair the criterion Jabbering protocol that is wherefore thither is a specific accounting entry in Pidgin to oeuvre with it instead than good victimization the XMPP option. However, I do empathise what you mean and it is a commodity point.

Google Blab out did habit XMPP but Hangouts doesn't. I'm not certain if they still birth the XMPP gateway to the new, proprietorship mesh but yeah...

@tuuli85 I didn't call that they didn't manipulation XMPP, I declared that their carrying out of XMPP is not standard. While Google Hangouts doesn't purpose XMPP as the briny communications protocol it is stillness employed for role in Pidgin.

I've actually changed my belief of this issue actually, I believe Pidgin is allay not a calculate alternative to Hangouts I'd be altogether amercement with claiming that it was for Google Talk. Hangouts though is 99% known for video recording which Pidgin is not for that usage.