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.

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...
Microsoft Teams is now free, screenshot of free version.

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...
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...
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...
Comparing WhatsApp vs. Kik

WhatsApp Vs Kik Review: Pitting Two Popular Video Chat Apps

There’s just a thumbnail’s width of difference between the popular video chat apps WhatsApp and Kik, but it’s enough to demonstrate two unique paths video calling may take in the near...
review of talky

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...
Screenshot of VC Daily reviewer testing a Discord videoo call

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...
skype translation for PC review 2016

Skype Translator for PC Review 2016: Real Time Translation That Should Mature into a...

Hello. This is she daniken, you understand me now. That’s what you get when you translate “Hello. This is VC Daily, can you understand me better now?” from English into English. Ah, the...
appear.in review

Appear.In Review: Lightning Fast, Anonymous Video Calling Gives Users a Taste of WebRTC Possibility

Appear.In is the perfect video calling app for someone trapped in a burning building, without a phone, who needs to quickly get help via their laptop…and doesn’t like using Skype. OK,...
viber video calling review

Viber Video Calling Review: Lots of Improvements, But Not to the Video Chat Service

Messaging and video call provider Viber spent 2016 like a young couple renovating an old house. It added a bunch of new features to its service, updated its look, and improved...