The Google+ Hangouts app for Android gets new updates with new features of location sharing and SMS features. So you don’t need to leave hangouts either to share your location and visit the message app to type SMS.
- Hangouts app now supports location sharing and SMS features. This way you can send a map of your current location (see image 1), and you can send and receive SMS (see image 2). Animated GIFs also play inline.
- Broadcasters can now schedule Hangouts On Air, then promote them with a dedicated watch page. Once you’re live, Control Room lets you moderate the conversation with eject and remote mute.
- The video call experience is significantly improved. It’s now full screen across mobile and desktop, and it fixes and enhances webcam lighting automatically.
So do you like the new features, Google makes things easier and convenient.