Google announces slew of Workspace updates to improve collaboration
Google is on a quest to make workplace collaboration more engaging, anticipating that better communication leads to more creativity and ideas. In light of this objective, Google announced several changes to its Workspace suite of productivity tools at the Google Next 2022 conference.
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Google updates Nearby Share and Google Meet
Google announced the first-next Android updates. The new version of Nearby Share speeds up file sharing. Google Meet will soon allow users to livestream videos in group calls.
The updates were announced on September 8, not long after the announcement of iOS 16 and the iPhone 14. Apple's smartph... Read more
Google Meet hardware will disable ‘Hey Google’ commands in meetings
Google is introducing a new feature for Google Meet hardware that deactivates the 'Hey Google' voice command prior to and during meetings.
Voice assistant commands are useful when you need them, but irritating when they go off by accident. Scheduled meetings are a good time to have voice comma... Read more
Google continues to merge Duo and Meet into one platform
Google recently announced plans to combine its video calling software Duo with the functionality of Meet, an enterprise-grade videoconferencing product. The next stage of the merger is taking place today.
Google Duo is a high-quality video- and audioconferencing tool that supports group conversa... Read more
Google merges Duo and Meet in single video conferencing service
Google's Duo and Meet video conferencing services will continue under a single banner: Google Meet.
Google Duo will disappear and merge into Google Meet. As a result, the tech giant offers a single product for video communication. On a technical level, the change is reversed. In the coming weeks... Read more
Google launches major update for Meet, Spaces and Voice
Google added new functionality to its video conferencing, collaboration and telephony solutions
Video conferencing platform Google Meet received the most significant updates. Integrations of Meet, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides allow participants to view documents, spreadsheets and slides from a... Read more
Google Calendar adds booking page to streamline appointment making
Google’s latest Calendar update promises to eliminate a lot of the back-and-forth when it comes to scheduling appointments. Users will soon be able to construct a "booking page" UI that they can share with anyone.
You present the times when you're available for a meeting, and the other user ca... Read more
Google Meet now shows bandwidth consumption of conferences
Google expanded Google Meet's monitoring functionality for administrators. The Meet Quality Tool provides insight into the bandwidth usage of participants in (video) meetings.
Google collects diagnostic data for Google Workspace Meet to give administrators insight into the operation and quality ... Read more
Google Docs now has text watermarks
The Google Workspace Update blog reported that Google Workspace customers will now be able to add custom watermarks to a Google Doc and even customize background text markers/identifiers.
The ‘Watermark’ tab in the ‘Insert’ drop-down allows users to choose an image as their watermark or ... Read more
Google Meet introduces a real-time translation feature
Google Meet has recently launched a new real-time translation feature for beta users. Now English speaking Meet participants can translate their words in four different languages during live audio and video calls.
After five months of extensive beta testing, Google Meet's on-call translation is ... Read more