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You can now share your screen in Google Duo and blur backgrounds in Google Meet

As promised, Google is rolling out background blurring to Google Meet, making it easy for users to minimize background distractions during a video call. The feature is available to all G Suite customers and users with personal Google accounts. According to Google, Meet will intelligently separate you from the background, blurring your surroundings while keeping you...

[Update: Available] Google Duo is coming soon to Android TV in beta

Google Duo has served as a great way to video chat on smartphones since its launch in 2016, and it’s soon about to make its big-screen debut. Alongside the recent launch of Google Meet on Chromecast, Google on Thursday teased the upcoming launch of Google Duo on Android TV. “In an effort to bring the video...

Google Meet adds Chromecast support for video conferencing on larger screens

With the COVID-19 pandemic still a concern in many parts of the world, working from home has become the norm for many students and professionals. While most people rely solely on their phone or PC screen to video chat, Google wants to elevate the experience by adding a larger TV screen to the mix. Google...

Report: Google Meet is going to replace Google Duo

Google reportedly has plans to phase out Google Duo, originally a FaceTime competitor, in favor of Google Meet, its video conferencing app that competes in the same space as Zoom. According to 9to5Google, Google’s Javier Soltero, who leads the company’s G Suite of services, doesn’t feel that Google Duo and Google Meet should coexist. Instead, Soltero...

Google rolls out Google Meet, Chat, and Rooms tabs in Gmail for G Suite customers

Google has a lot of different tools for staying productive while working from home, including Meet, Chat, and Rooms. Now, the search giant is adding tabs for each service inside the Gmail app, but only for G Suite customers at this time. Google announced the rollout for the new Meet, Chat, and Rooms tabs in a...

Google Meet will add hand-raising and background blurring for video calls later this year

Over the last few months, Google Meet has added new features to make it a more viable alternative to popular group video calling platforms like Zoom. To meet the needs of educators, students, and professionals, Google is adding even more features in the coming months, including background blurring. Google detailed the new features during yesterday's Google...

[Update: Official] Google is preparing to integrate Docs, Chat, and Meet more deeply with Gmail

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things in the technology world. Video calling, for example, became a much more popular feature in a blink of an eye. Companies have been scrambling to adjust to the new demands and we've seen Google do a lot of shuffling with its messaging platforms. Last month, Google...

Google Nest Hub Max can now make Duo and Meet group video calls

Google announced the Nest Hub and the Nest Hub Max smart displays last summer. These smart displays are typically Google Home smart speakers paired with 7" and 10" displays, respectively, that are useful for watching videos or interacting with them using touch besides Google Assistant. The bigger one of the two i.e. the Google Nest...

Gmail for Android and iOS will soon get a dedicated Google Meet tab

It's no mystery that Google has been pushing Meet more and more in recent months. Due to the rise in demand for video calling apps, Google has rebranded the service and made it available to non-G Suite users. The company is now bringing Google Meet to its own tab in the Gmail app for Android...

Google Meet’s background noise cancellation feature is pretty amazing

Google Meet, formerly known as "Hangouts Meet," has primarily been the company's video conferencing platform for G Suite users. Recently, however, Google opened Meet up to everyone as video calling has become much more common due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Back in April, Google announced a noise cancellation feature for Meet, and today we're getting...

Google’s messaging and communication apps are now led by a single team

If you are a person who follows technology news, you're likely familiar with Google's messaging problem. The company has launched many messaging services and several of these attempts have ended up abandoned, merged into different services, or rebranded. Google has repeatedly stated that they're aware of this issue and they're trying to clean things up....

Google Meet video conferencing now available for free for everybody

Hangouts is among the few Google apps that remained elusive of Google's impulse to kill apps. For quite a few years now, Google has been signaling its desire to shut down Hangouts but instead of an abrupt end, the tech giant is simply rebranding Hangouts and giving it a corporate tough by splitting it into...