Last week the Google+ team announced Mobile Hangout (Video Conferencing) support for Android devices. The latest update for their iPhone App, also supports Mobile Hangouts. You will note below in the official list of changes that their is support for joining an existing Hangout but not to create a Hangout from your iPhone.
In a rebranding attempt, most likely to compete with Facebook’s new standalone ‘Messenger’ App for iPhone and Android, Google+ ‘Huddle’ has been changed to Google+ ‘Messenger’.
The other big change to the former ‘Huddle’ feature is support for sending photos.
Here is the full official list of changes:
– 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 improvements
Via Google & iTunes