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A product does not stand on specs alone. VC Daily reviews help you make the most informed choices in video conferencing hardware.

2017 skype update review

2017 Skype Update Review: Mimicking Snapchat Takes the App Away from Video Calling

If you can’t beat them, dress just like them and stand right up close to them. That seems to be the idea behind Skype’s first big makeover in more than a decade....
rabbit video sharing review

Rabbit Video Sharing Review: This WebRTC-Based Platform Is a Great Idea Poorly Executed

Welcome to the internet’s Third Place. Just like the real world, the online world is now divided up into three “places” that define our daily lives. The first is home--where you get...
facetime review for iphone

Facetime Review for iPhone: Not Even the iOS 11 Update Can Tempt Apple into...

Life with FaceTime offers a glimpse into what it must be like for the teacher of a gifted but underachieving student. The potential is there, the opportunities are plenty, but there’s...
facebook messenger video calling review 2017

Facebook Messenger Video Calling Review for 2017: Video Chat Goes Mainstream

Facebook Messenger’s video calling app isn’t the peak of the current technology. It is, however, a mark of how far video calling has come as an everyday form of communication. It’s now...
LINE App Review 2017

LINE App Review 2017: The Japanese Social Media and Video Calling App Offers Loads...

The world of social media app LINE is a big place. It is inhabited by more than 200 million users, and it includes every major feature a modern social media hub...
amazon chime review 2017

Amazon Chime Review 2017: A Mediocre First Impression from a Tech Giant That Should...

After much fanfare, and with promises to kill off Skype, Amazon’s new video calling app Chime has landed with a soft “meh.” Buzz around the new service from the last tech...
icq for pc review 2017

ICQ for PC Review: In 2017, This 21-Year-Old Video Calling App Has Little Left...

Technology ages in dog years. So, when a once ground-breaking messaging (and eventually video calling) app hits the age of 21, it’s the equivalent in human terms of being…old. Really, really...
ooVoo Vs. Houseparty Review

ooVoo Vs. Houseparty Review: Group Chat Apps Battle for the Youth Video Vote

The chat wars are fought and won as much with cash flow as they are with user numbers. There are few multi-million user video conferencing apps that don’t have the super deep...
kik video chat for multitasking

Kik’s Tiny Chat Windows Let You Multitask on Your Smartphone While Video Calling

Video calling has become such a common feature on social media apps that adding the basic service is no longer a big enough step for companies. Kik seems to get this, because...
talky video chat review

Talky Video Chat Review: The No-Fuss WebRTC Platform Is a Taste of the Future...

Video calling platform Talky is a teaser trailer for the future. It is an ad for browser-based video calling, the kind that you’re already starting to see pop up in the form...