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Gmail Voice Video

Gmail got a big update that brings voice and video calls to the app

September 8th, 2021

Gmail users who rely on Google’s popular app for email alone might not appreciate the massive changes coming to Gmail. Everyone else, however, might like the fact they can do a lot more from their Gmail screen than reading and replying to emails. After announcing the big Gmail Workspace update just a few months ago, …

Google Meet Free

Google just said one of its hottest paid services is free through June 2021

March 31st, 2021

Throughout this pandemic, video conferencing apps have helped friends, families, and coworkers stay in touch even while they are physically separated from one another. Twelves months in, so-called “Zoom fatigue” has certainly set in for many of us, but with tens of millions of Americans still waiting to get vaccinated, opening up an app on …

Google Meet Free

Watch out, Zoom: Google Meet is now free for everyone

May 6th, 2020

Google Meet, Google’s rival to Zoom, went live for everyone this week. Google in recent weeks revamped its video conferencing software and added new features so as to better compete with Zoom. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. With the coronavirus leaving millions of people across the world stuck at home, video conferencing quickly emerged …

Messenger Room

Messenger Rooms are Facebook’s answer to Zoom

April 24th, 2020

Messenger Room is Facebook’s response to the popular video chat app Zoom, which saw its usage spike during the coronavirus health crisis. Zoom has been the subject of plenty of criticism lately because of various privacy and security issues the company promised to fix, but that didn’t affect its popularity. The first screenshots of Messenger …

Google Meet vs. Zoom

Google Meet finally copied Zoom’s best feature

April 22nd, 2020

Google announced four new features rolling out for Google Meet on Tuesday. Google Meet now supports up to 16 people on tiled view, where it previously only supported 4. Google is also adding low-light mode, noise cancellation, and the ability to share a Chrome tab. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories. Zoom’s video conferencing software …

Google Hangouts

Google’s messaging apps just got more confusing: Meet and Chat

April 10th, 2020

Google rebranded two Hangouts apps that handle video conferencing and instant messaging. They’ll be known as Google Meet and Google Chat going forward. However, the Hangouts brand won’t disappear, as the consumer version of Hangouts will stay in place. G Suite users, meanwhile, will be able to enjoy premium Meet features until September 30th. Visit …