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.

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...
Our review of ICQ for PC.

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...
Google Duo for desktop doesn't offer additional features.

Review: Google Duo for Desktop Is a Limited Experience

This might be a little harsh, but Google’s one-to-one video app Duo is the video conferencing equivalent of two tin cans tied together with string. In a time when even social...
Logitech Zone Wireless review

Logitech Zone Wireless Review: Versatile Comfort and Convenience

Ideally, what do we all want from a work headset? We want a functional device with noise cancellation so we have the option of silencing the din of an open office....
starleaf breeze for chrome review

StarLeaf Breeze for Chrome Review: Basic Video Chat Service Loses Out to Skype for...

StarLeaf is part of a new breed of video conferencing providers that manage the oxymoronic feat of specializing in being generalists. Its software and hardware let unlimited numbers of video callers get...
Logitech C170 Vs. C270

Logitech C170 Vs. C270: The Pros and Cons of Two Staple Bargain Webcams

Everybody has their favorites--those old reliable things in life that get the job done time and time again. For me, it’s my little black webcam. A Logitech C170 webcam, to be exact. It...
Explore our 2017 review of the LINE app.

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...
Our review of Google Hangouts' Active Speaker feature for iPhone.

Google Hangouts’ Active Speaker Tech for iPhone Works, But Barely Improves a Clunky Experience

The rise--and continued rise--of smartphones as the dominant personal communication device, and their creep into the office via BYOD meetings leaves video callers with one small problem: screen size. The solution is...
Kik's video chat window allows 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...
Zoho Cliq review

Zoho Cliq Review: Cheap, Basic Video Calling within a Collaboration Platform

Slack is turning video conferencing into an accessory. The revolutionary workplace collaboration app has inspired a host of imitators to create centralized workflow hubs that combine the way we work with...