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Zoom’s new web app for Chromebooks lands on the Play Store

Popular video conferencing platform Zoom has started rolling out a Progressive Web App (PWA) for Chrome OS. It is essentially a web-based app that delivers a native desktop experience. Users can download the new Zoom app on their Chromebooks from the Google Play Store. According to Zoom's announcement post, updates to the web client will be...

Zoom releases long-awaited native app for Windows on ARM

Windows 10 on ARM devices can already run many existing x86-based applications, albeit with a heavy performance penalty. That's part of the reason ARM-based Windows laptops haven't been a wild success, but the library of ARM-native software is slowly becoming better. Adobe Photoshop and World of Warcraft were recently ported to ARM Windows, and now...

Zoom bringing automatic closed captioning to free users later this year

Zoom has announced plans to make automatic closed captioning available to all users, including those on a free plan, in the fall of 2021. The upcoming feature is part of Zoom’s larger commitment to making its platform more accessible. Currently, Zoom’s accessibility features include manual closed captioning, keyboard accessibility, pinning or spotlighting interpreter video, screen reader...

Use Zoom’s new Studio Effects to liven up your boring meetings

With an increasing number of people working or attending classes from home, video conferencing apps like Zoom and Google Meet have seen a strong surge in popularity over the last year. Due to the sheer number of alternatives available to end-users, developers are constantly innovating and adding new features to their respective apps to offer...

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,...

The Galaxy S21 can add custom backgrounds during video calls in Duo, Zoom, Teams, and Webex

By now you’ve probably participated in a video call or two in the last few months. And by now you’ve probably realized that having all of your co-workers see your room is a little odd. If you pick up the Galaxy S21, you can mitigate that weirdness by enabling new video call effects. More specifically, Samsung’s...

Zoom’s latest update adds a call end chime when users disconnect abruptly

Zoom has introduced a new update for the platform on Android, which includes a number of new features like enhanced cloud contact integration and enhanced nonverbal feedback. The platform has also introduced plenty of new features and fixes for users on desktop. One of the more interesting new additions for Zoom is a call end chime. “Users...

Zoom may expand beyond videoconferencing with a Calendar and Email service

Zoom has become the dominant force in the videoconferencing space, and with more people working from home, the company apparently has ambitions to move in on other territory. The Information reports Zoom is exploring ways to expand beyond videoconferencing with an email and calendar service. If true, the company could potentially pose greater competition to companies...

Zoom is now available on the Google Nest Hub Max

We all know the holidays will look a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily, there are a million ways to stay connected with friends and family, including hosting a video call using Zoom on the Google Nest Hub Max, which is available now. You can already use the Nest Hub Max to...

What is the Difference Between a Periscope and Telephoto Camera?

Cameras are indispensable to phones. Ever since the first camera phone, cameras have been so central to phones' branding that many companies cash in solely on their devices' abilities to capture Pixel-perfect (pun definitely intended) photographs. Over recent years, phone makers have channeled their creative energy into improving cameras and accommodating more sensors on smartphones....

Zoom to roll out end-to-end encryption for video conferences next week

Zoom on Wednesday announced its plans to begin Phase 1 of rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to users starting next week. The popular video conferencing platform previously rolled the feature out in beta. In a blog post, Zoom said the initial rollout of E2EE will be a technical preview, which means users will be asked to...

[Update: Free Users in July] Zoom end-to-end encryption won’t be available to free users

It's no secret that Zoom is having its moment in the spotlight. While the COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on countless companies, video calling apps have seen an influx of users. In a few short months, Zoom has become nearly synonymous with video calling. All of this attention has not come without its fair share...