Neowin News Feed for: Video calls calls/ Neowin News Feed for: Video calls en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google is adding support for voice calls in the Gmail app <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is turning Gmail into a communications hub by adding voice calling to the app. In addition to the voice calls, Gmail already supports video calls through Google Meet within the Gmail app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Karthik Mudaliar) Wed, 08 Sep 2021 14:58:01 +0000 Messenger will now encrypt your voice and video calls <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has added the option to make audio and video calls to Messenger&#039;s end-to-end encrypted secret conversation. The firm is now looking to allow secret conversations for group chats. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 13 Aug 2021 17:44:01 +0000 Project Starline is Google's endeavor to enable video calls in 3D <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced Project Starline which aims to revolutionize your video calling experience by rendering realistic 3D models of participants in real-time to convey depth and volume. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 19 May 2021 04:04:01 +0000 Telegram is getting group video chats next month, screen sharing also in the works <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Telegram was recently updated with a handful of upgrades across its apps, but the team is already working on another big addition for next month: voice chats will add support for video. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 28 Apr 2021 16:08:01 +0000 WebRTC becomes an official W3C and IETF standard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The W3C and the IETF have finally made WebRTC an official standard. WebRTC has been supported by popular web browsers since 2012 and enables peer-to-peer video and audio calls on the web. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 26 Jan 2021 20:10:02 +0000 Telegram adds video call support on Android, blames Apple for iOS delay [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, the team behind Telegram finally announced the introduction of one-on-one video calls in its Android app. However, iOS users need to wait a while longer due to Apple&#039;s review process. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Fri, 14 Aug 2020 18:00:01 +0000 Tinder begins testing video calls in some countries <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dating app Tinder has begun testing video call support between matches in a limited number of countries. The feature needs to be approved by users on a match-by-match basis to be usable. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:16:03 +0000 Ofcom: UK sees surge in internet use reaching record levels <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK regulator, Ofcom, has revealed in a new report that Britons are spending more of their time online than ever before. It said the daily average usage was four hours and two minutes per day. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:22:01 +0000 WhatsApp officially adds support for up to eight participants in video or voice chats <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>WhatsApp is officially rolling out the new participant limit of its video and voice calls today. The latest change allows up to eight people to join a group conversation, up from four previously. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 28 Apr 2020 19:30:01 +0000 Google reveals four enhancements that it's making to Duo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced a group of new features that it has already begun rolling out on Google Duo. They include bigger group sizes, better video calls with AV1, and a new moments picture feature. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 21 Apr 2020 20:58:01 +0000 Ofcom proposes plans to ban the selling of carrier-locked phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ofcom has proposed some new rules which would see the end of handsets being sold locked to certain providers. The regulator has also suggested 999 video calls should be available for deaf people. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 17 Dec 2019 18:16:01 +0000