Pay as you go video conferencing is good news for small businesses

Amazon Chime’s Pay As You Go Video Conferencing Should Worry Smaller Vendors

Amazon is done playing around with the video conferencing competition. The tech giant is leaning on its massive resources and is practically giving away its new Chime platform. On April 1,...
Video chat on Snapchat or Instagram is now possible

Video Chat on Snapchat or Instagram, Which New Feature Looks Best?

Instagram and Snapchat have been locked in an “anything you can do, I can do better” war ever since the duo appeared on the social media scene around six years ago....
IBM video conferencing is coming to Watson Workplace

IBM Video Conferencing Is Now a Reality, But Does It Matter?

One of the grand old monoliths of computer technology has succumbed to peer pressure and plunged into the world of workplace collaboration and instant video conferencing. IBM, the first company to make...
WhatsApp group chat lets you group video call four people.

WhatsApp Group Chat Is Here, But Lacks the Ambition of Its Peers

It’s an understatement, but Facebook is an ambitious outfit. So, too, is its chief instant messaging app, Facebook Messenger. Instagram wants to be Snapchat, and that counts as an ambition as...
Soon we could be using GoPro cameras for video conferencing

A New Partnership Means GoPro Cameras for Video Conferencing Could Be in Our Future

If you’ve ever found yourself in desperate need of a way to make a video call moments after you start plummeting to the ground while skydiving, you are in luck. GoPro, the...
Image of skype in use at work, new microsoft teams features will help.

New Microsoft Teams Features Are Meant to Ease the Shift from Skype

It seems to have gone a little unnoticed, but Microsoft is in the middle of a major video conferencing gamble. In a bid to dominate the workplace collaboration market that has risen...
Is this the end of landline phones? A graphic image of a person throwing away a handset.

The End of Landline Phones in the Office? Digital and Video Connections Replace Handsets

The end of landline phones is upon us. And we won’t miss them. We won’t miss them because everything they currently do will continue to happen. Most of us already live without...
Logo of Microsoft, which may launch a version of Microsoft Teams for free

You May Soon Be Able to Use Microsoft Teams for Free–Why This Might Spell...

Someone said it before me, but “if” is a very big little word. You can use it to pose all kinds of alternative histories, to agonize over what could have been in...
Satellite video conferencing could be coming thanks to SpaceX

Satellite Video Conferencing Is SpaceX’s Next Goal After Sending a Tesla to Mars

For his next trick, the man who shot a car to Mars is going to bring satellite video conferencing to every desert, jungle, and frozen hellscape on Earth. Elon Musk and his...
HipChat is being replaced by Stride video conferencing and workplace communication app.

Stride Video Conferencing Helps Atlassian Take Another Swing at Slack

The four years after Mike Tyson became the youngest person to win boxing’s heavyweight championship were torrid. The young champ took on ten challengers before finally being felled and losing his...