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Product Reviews

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

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...
The IMO video calling app is a basic app that has security concerns.

IMO Video Calling App Review: Security Concerns Doom a Quality Video Calling Experience

The IMO video calling app is a relic of a friendlier internet world, now trying to make it as a run-of-the-mill chat and messaging service. It was created in Palo Alto...
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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....
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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...
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Join.Me Review: The Pros and Cons of a Stylish Video Conferencing App That’s Fatally...

Join.Me is like a tragic pop idol. Like a James Dean. Like a Marilyn Monroe. Beautiful, stylish, but ultimately flawed. The browser-based video conferencing platform is so close to being a perfect partner...
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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...
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...
JusTalk App Review for iOS and Android

JusTalk App Review: No-Fuss, Vanilla Video Chatting for iOS and Android

Sometimes you just want vanilla ice cream. Sometimes you just want to get where you’re going on time. Sometimes you just want to say hello to someone you haven’t seen in awhile through...

Tango App Review 2016: Reliable Video Calling Makes Up for a Less-Than-Streamlined Experience

Free video conferencing app Tango wants to dominate your life. It wants your video calls. It wants your phone calls. It wants your spare time. It wants your social life. It wants...
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Logitech BRIO Review: Fantastic Clarity, But the World Isn’t Ready for High Priced 4K

As I’ve mentioned before in my Logitech c920 webcam review, I’m a professional telecommuter, and my webcam is everything to me. It’s the way I get to work, it’s the way I...