WhatsApp introduces new Windows client
WhatsApp is coming out with a new Windows client. The new client has a bunch of new features including end-to-end encryption. It is also now possible to hold group video calls with eight people.
The new version of WhatsApp Desktop for Windows should offer users a better experience. The main upgr... Read more
Google launches Project Starline, real-world testing commences
Google commenced real-world trials for a video booth project that promises to bring the future of video meetings to businesses.
Google announced a video booth idea in 2021 during one of its keynote sessions at Google I/O. While the concept had been on the back burner as Google focused on some o... Read more
Zoom launches ‘bring your own key’ encryption
Zoom is adding a ‘bring your own key’ encryption to offer better security to its users.
We've all seen the rise of Zoom in the pandemic. Both organizations and schools were increasingly using Zoom to carry out daily tasks. The video-conferencing application allows people to connect.The troub... Read more
Google Meet introduces 1-hour meeting limit
The move is an attempt to limit the impact of free users on their overall network.
When the COVID-19 pandemic drove everyone online the demand for videoconferencing skyrocketed. It was then that Google seemed to rise to the occasion as a good corporate citizen. Everyone with a Gmail account woul... Read more
Cisco is bringing insights to Webex video calls soon
Beginning this summer, Cisco’s Webex will start giving insights for video calls to some users for teams, organizations and individuals. The insights will include information like how often you have your video on, how many times you are on time and the people you speak to frequently. Cisco’s Vee... Read more
Zoom doesn’t rely on cloud for their critical services
Turns out that Cloud infrastructure does not play as big a role as some would have us believe.
The COVID-driven explosion in remote working and online videoconferencing have made Zoom the darling of the tech world. Not surprisingly, notable big tech firms like Oracle and AWS have tried to jump ... Read more
WhatsApp expands number of possible participants in videocall
Users of the WhatsApp chat app will soon be able to participate in a video call with up to seven other people, compared to a total of four to date. This should make WhatsApp a more attractive alternative for maintaining social contacts during the corona crisis.
Since the outbreak of the corona v... Read more
One billion downloads for Google video call app Duo
Google's app for video calling, Duo, has recently reached the magical number of more than 1 billion downloads, according to statistics from the Google Play Store. It is striking that this video call app is more successful than the messaging app Allo, which was launched at the same time.
According to... Read more