Google Hangouts 4.0 Update is a go, brings Material Design and more

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The long awaited Google Hangout 4.0 is finally here folks. And yes, it is available on a Monday and not on a typical Google-update Wednesday. It has already started rolling out but as you probably know, it will happen in stages. But not to worry, we have the apk file for you.

This is what’s new inf the new Hangouts 4.0:

  • Hangouts is sleeker. Now updated with material design, Hangouts has a new look and feel: items respond to your touch in more intuitive ways and transitions between tasks are more fluid.
  • Hangouts is simpler. The new Compose button makes it easier for you to start a new group or conversation. Our streamlined contacts list helps you find the right person quickly. And attachments have been revamped and simplified, so sharing—of emoji, GIFs, your location, even multiple photos at once—is a snap.
  • Hangouts is faster. Whether you’re sending a quick message or video chatting with family, you don’t want hold-ups. We’ve been obsessively fixing bugs and speeding up message delivery to make Hangouts faster and more reliable. Bonus: less battery consumption.

In addition, Google has also made sure that the application worked on Android Wear (just say, “Ok Google, send a Hangouts message,” into your watch). If you use Hangouts to make international call, Google said that they they have affordable rates which you can check here.

via Google Blog, Play Store

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