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Material You support comes to Google Calendar, Gmail, and more on Android 12

In a few weeks from now, Google will release the first stable builds of Android 12 for Pixel phones. Before the Android 12 update rolls out, product teams across Google are working diligently to redesign their apps in accordance with Material You, the latest evolution of Google's Material design language. The latest Google apps to...

Google Meet direct calling will let you make one-on-one calls without generating links

A new feature coming soon to Google Meet will make conducting one-on-one calls a lot easier. Like Zoom, Google Meet relies on URLs to invite users to video calls, and while this is fine for group calls, it feels a bit redundant and unintuitive for one-on-one calls. But soon, users will be able to initiate...

Google Meet now caps the call length for free users

In response to the increased demand for video conferencing apps due to the pandemic, Google last year decided to make Google Meet available for free for everyone. However, Google made it clear at the time this was only temporary and that the duration limit for free Gmail accounts would be back in place in the...

Google Meet update adds new filters and masks to take on Zoom

Google Meet might not have become a cultural phenomenon like Zoom yet, but it still remains one of the best video calling services out there. Ever since Google made Meet available for free to everyone, the app has continued to evolve with new features and improvements. Over the last couple of months, it has received...

Google makes the unified Gmail interface and Google Chat available for everyone

In August last year, Google rolled out a unified Gmail interface for G Suite (now Google Workspace) customers. The interface added new Google Meet, Chat, and Rooms tabs to Gmail, making it easier for users to stay in touch with their colleagues and collaborate on tasks. A few months ago, Google started rolling out Chat...

New Chromebooks will soon come with Meet and Chat apps preinstalled

Google's Meet and Chat apps will soon come pre-installed on Chrome OS devices. The company is currently working on adding this functionality to Chrome OS, which will automatically install Progress Web Apps (PWAs) for both these services on new Chromebooks. 9to5Google recently spotted a merged commit on the Chromium Gerrit highlighting two new feature flags. The...

Google Meet gets a more spacious design and video backgrounds

Previously a business-only service, Google Meet opened up for everyone last year as a very contagious virus started making the rounds, and people needed a tool to replace face-to-face meetings in an efficient way. While Zoom remains arguably the most popular option, Google Meet quickly became a very solid alternative with an enormous feature set...

Google Meet gets new saver mode to help conserve data and battery

Google Meet continues to be one of the most preferred choices for hosting video and audio conference meetings. Thanks to a new update, the app will now offer a feature where it will consume less data and still control the quality of your calls on mobile, thereby consuming less battery and less power from the...

Google Meet’s Grid View makes its way to iOS; coming to Android soon

Google Meet on iOS is getting support for the Grid View feature, which displays all participants in a call at once. The feature has been available on the web version of the service for quite a while now, and Google has now finally started rolling it out to the mobile versions. Google announced this change in...

Google vows to improve Meet and Zoom performance on Chromebooks

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced students and educators around the globe to adapt to a remote learning environment. As a result, tools like Meet and Zoom are an important part of everyday life. These services are only good, however, if they're able to perform to expectations. With Chromebooks often at the center of most education programs,...

Powder up in Google Meet’s new green room before joining a call

After rolling out live caption support in four more languages to Google Meet late last year, Google is now adding a new feature to the service that will let you preview your audio and video quality before joining a meeting. The feature adds a new 'Check your audio and video' button on the screen that...

Google Meet adds live captions on the web in four new languages

This year has seen Google Meet become an increasingly important part of the company’s productivity tools. As businesses and schools go remote, the video chat service allows users stay in touch, and with live caption features, Google ensures meetings are accessible for everyone. In an effort to make meetings even more accessible, Google has announced it’s...