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.

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...
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...
Our review of Skype for iPhone.

Skype for iPhone Review: Free Group Chat Means a Small Win for Microsoft Over...

For anyone old enough to remember when Microsoft and Apple REALLY hated each other, using Skype on an iPhone feels a little like trolling. While the heat may have gone out of...
Screenshot from Skype video call review test

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...
Kakaotalk review screenshot

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....
In this 2017 review, we explore why Amazon Chime fails to live up to its promise.

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...
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...
An image of the Logitech MeetUp webcam

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...
BlueJeans update screen

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...
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...