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Google Updates Hangouts app, brings speed improvements

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If any of you like to Hangout a lot, you’ll be happy to know that Google has updated their Hangouts app today to version 1.1.2.778356. Terrible pun aside, this update brings speed improvements to some devices as well as more emojis for those of you who like to use them.

As noted by Android Central, readers have discovered that Hangouts has been drastically improved on legacy devices such as the Galaxy Nexus. This should mean less crashing and more butter, as the changelog also mentions that they have fixed some bugs in this new update.

If it hasn’t shown up on your device yet, don’t fret as Google is probably doing a staged rollout of the update.

Here’s the full changelog:

Hangouts replaces Google Talk. Update now to bring your conversations to life.

1.1
● Added more emoji!
● We added some butter to Hangouts to make it run faster and slicker.
● Fixed a bunch of bugs.

Source: Google Play, Android Central