Product Reviews

Product Reviews

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

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Cyberlink’s YouCam 8 Is Built for Live Streaming and Video Calling Entertainment

If you’re the kind of person who wants to add some literal “wow” and “bang” to your digital communications, then we have the perfect new toy for you. Live streaming and video...
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A BlueJeans Update Improves the User Experience

This is a bit like catching up with an old friend…only to find they’ve aged spectacularly. We’ve long been a fan of BlueJeans video conferencing. We included it among our favorite video conferencing...

Cyberlink Video Meeting Review: U Meeting Wants to Be Social Media for Business

The problem with buzzwords is that they can be clumsy: one person’s idea of the term “social media” may be very different than another person’s. That kind of misunderstanding might obscure...
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Microsoft Teams Is Now Free–Is Slack’s Time Up?

Beware geeks bearing gifts. That was our initial reaction when we learned Microsoft was giving away access to its prized Teams platform. As we predicted might come to pass all the way...
Zoom wins the Zoom vs. BlueJeans contest by a nose

Zoom Vs. BlueJeans: A Battle of Consumer Favorites

Note: This post reviews versions of the BlueJeans and Zoom apps that were current as of Q1 of this year. We’ll be publishing a review of the updated BlueJeans UI soon–check...
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Discord Video Call Review: For Gamers, Video Conferencing with Personality and a Mission

Since its launch almost three years ago, gaming voice and chat app Discord has had the personality of a gamer. Now it has the face of a gamer as well. In...
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What Is the Best Group Video Call App for Android?

Google has given up its crown, voluntarily. If you’d asked us a year or so ago to give our advice on which was the best group video call app for Android,...
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Logitech MeetUp Review: A High-End Master of the Huddle Room

For our Logitech MeetUp review, we did things a little differently, because this high-end huddle room webcam is simply too much camera for one telecommuting reviewer. In terms of both scale...
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Slack Video Call Review: Integrated VC Is the Path of Least Resistance for Slack...

Slack is a blank canvas. It is intended to be all things to all workplaces, and the key secret to its success is that it can be formed into whatever shape...
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KakaoTalk Review: The Potential Is There, But for Now Video Calling Is a Novelty

Video calling is gathering momentum as a social media tool. All the big-name platforms have it--for example, there are at least three different ways to place a video call on Facebook....