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Google Meet can now correct the crappy lighting in your home office

Google Meet can now correct the crappy lighting in your home office

Google is going to great lengths to ensure you look your best in video calls. After adding a low-light mode to Meet last year, the company is rolling out a new feature that better illuminates your video when there's too much light behind you, messing with camera exposure.

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Material You is arriving to fancy up Google Calendar, Drive, and Meet real soon

Material You is arriving to fancy up Google Calendar, Drive, and Meet real soon

Pixel owners who've hopped on the Android 12 beta, be aware: the Material You look, with its short-radius curvy shapes, invasion of the Google Sans typeface, and complementary colorsets in muted pastels, is coming to a load of Google Workspace apps in the next several weeks.

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Google Meet adds a quick settings panel for all of your favorite background effects

Google Meet adds a quick settings panel for all of your favorite background effects

Whether you're still working remotely or trying out a new hybrid situation, video conferences are still a common factor in the lives of millions of employees. Google Meet is one of the best ways to hold meetings online, in both one-on-one situations and company-wide keynotes. To make it easier to manage your video's appearance, Google is adding a dedicated effects panel to its UI.

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Google Meet is about to do away with those annoying echoes

Google Meet is about to do away with those annoying echoes

As video conferencing has become more popular over the last year and a half, there's one thing many of us have come to dread — echoes. An Echo is just one of a bad batch of issues that still plague video calls. Thankfully, Google is setting out to fix that.

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Google thinks you want to get some work done on your Nest Hub

Google thinks you want to get some work done on your Nest Hub

Say "hello" to your coworkers on your Nest Hub at home — Google Workspace is allowing users access to their organizations files and data through Google Assistant on their smart speakers and displays.

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Google Meet is ending unlimited group video calls for free users

Google Meet is ending unlimited group video calls for free users

Google made unlimited Meet group video calls free when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit, but the company never intended this feature to remain available for everyone. The business originally wanted to introduce a long-planned 60-minute limit for free accounts in March this year, but then extended the deadline to June 2021. And well, there's no further delay: June has come and gone, and so have free unlimited calls for everyone.

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Google Meet's new video filters look familiar

Google Meet's new video filters look familiar

Google Meet has played a crucial role in the lives of millions in recent times, and Google is still fleshing it out. The latest development sees the addition of video filters to the Android and the iOS app. And if they seem familiar to you, it's because Google's other video calling service, Duo, already has them.

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Google Meet is spending summer vacation improving video calls for teachers and students

Google Meet is spending summer vacation improving video calls for teachers and students

Plenty of schools are returning to in-person learning in the fall, but remote classes are likely here to stay in some capacity. Google is working to improve how video conferencing works in both Classroom and Meet, with a massive boost in security and safety coming to each platform before another school semester kicks off.

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Google Meet is making it difficult to ignore raised hands

Google Meet is making it difficult to ignore raised hands

The pandemic has put a lot of us in front of screens, but interacting in online meetings is not always an intuitive experience. Although a minor change, Google is doing its bit to make things better by improving the hand raise feature in Meet.

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Spammers are flooding Google Meet and Drive with phony invitations

Spammers are flooding Google Meet and Drive with phony invitations

If you've been seeing Google Meet invitations and shared Google Drive items from people you don't know, only to have them try to sell you something or extort personal information, you're not alone. For the last few weeks some Google users have been getting new invitations for meetings and shared Drive items that inevitably turn into the same kind of annoying crap you're used to seeing in an email spam filter.

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