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Google Plus Hangouts On Air feature goes public

Get in on the live broadcast action and let fellow Google Plussers and YouTubers see you in all your digital glory

Google has announced that its Hangouts On Air feature is now live, allowing users to broadcast themselves to other Google Plus and YouTube users live across the web – simply check the ‘Enable Hangouts On Air’ box to stream yourself across the globe in real-time.

Features include being able to see how many people are watching your live stream, as well as the ability to upload a recording to YouTube, enabling your wit and charisma to be discussed and scrutinized by the insightful online masses.

Check out a video of the Big G’s new feature in action and go and get haircut. That shaggy mop won’t look too good beamed across the length of the interwebs, after all.

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Dan is Editor-in-chief of Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website.  Our Editor-in-Chief is a regular at tech shows such as CES in Las Vegas, IFA in Berlin and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as well as at other launches and events. He has been a CES Innovation Awards judge. Dan is completely platform agnostic and very at home using and writing about Windows, macOS, Android and iOS/iPadOS plus lots and lots of gadgets including audio and smart home gear, laptops and smartphones. He's also been interviewed and quoted in a wide variety of places including The Sun, BBC World Service, BBC News Online, BBC Radio 5Live, BBC Radio 4, Sky News Radio and BBC Local Radio.

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