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App of the Day: Google+ (iOS)

Messenger and Hangouts come to mobile

| Apps News | Posted: Sep 24, 2011 7:34 am

Our App of the Day today is Google+ for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.


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Sure, Facebook has got all the attention of the web this week with all its announcements during its F8 Developer Conference, but Google+ is still kicking along.


This week it went live to the public and reportedly added 10 million new users in one day as a result. Google has recently updated its Google+ iOS app to version which adds Mobile Hangouts and Messenger (formerly Huddle).


Real-life sharing rethought for the web, wherever you are


Google+ for mobile makes sharing the right things with the right people a lot simpler.



* Circles let you share the right things with just the right people.

* Visit the stream to get updates from your circles or see what people are saying about things nearby.

* Messenger is super-fast group messaging for everyone in your circles.

* Mobile Hangouts allows you to video chat with up to 9 friends while you're on the go.


The latest version of the app includes the following changes:


What's New in Version


* Join Hangouts from the mobile app

* Huddle is now Messenger

* Send photos in Messenger

* +1 on comments

* Reliability improvements in Messenger

* Granular push notification settings

* Map view in profile for places you've lived

* Improved +mention support

* Share a post with individuals

* Improved public search for people

* Various bug and performance improvement

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