Google Meet

Google Meet for Web Gets Improved Background Effects

Google Meet users on the web are getting improved background effects, allowing them to experience more accurate background blur, background replace, and immersive background and styles. The company says that these effects can now be processed in the cloud on devices that are not optimized for running real-time video effects. Meet automatically adjusts between device-based and...

Google to Merge Meet, Duo into Single Video Messaging App

Google has today announced in an official blog post that it will be adding all the Google Meet features to the Google Duo app in the coming weeks so users can easily schedule a video meeting or continue video calling to instantly connect with a person or group. The company also said that later this year,...

Google Adds Gmail Widget to iOS and Picture-in-Picture to Google Meet

Google has announced that it will be launching new productivity features to iOS devices. On iPhone and iPad, Google will be supporting a Gmail widget and Picture-in-Picture functionality for Google Meet. In a blog post, Google announced a small handful of new productivity features arriving on iOS. Luke Wroblewski, the Director of iOS at Google, wrote...

New Updates Improve Google Meet Experience on Nest Hub Max

Google has today announced a handful of updates aimed at improving the experience of using Google Meet on the Nest Hub Max’s smart display. These updates include the following: An in-call clock to keep meetings on schedule. Just tap on the screen to see it.  Nameplates on user tiles to help you see who is...

Google Meet Gmail Integration Starts Rolling Out to iOS Users

Last month, Google announced that it will be bringing Google Meet to Gmail on iOS and Android after moving videoconferencing out of its paid, premium tier and making it available to anyone with a Google account back in May and today, it has started rolling out the feature to iOS users. Beginning today, iOS users be...

You Can Now Join Google Meet Video Conferences with Gmail on iOS

Google moved Google Meet videoconferencing out of its paid, premium tier and made it available to anyone with a Google account last month, followed by the feature's integration into Gmail on the web. Now, the company is bringing Meet to Gmail on iOS and Android as well. Google says that the feature will begin rolling out...

How to Enable AI-Powered Noise Cancellation in Google Meet

Google has just introduced its AI-powered noise cancellation technology to Google Meet, although the feature is being rolled out gradually and may not be available to most users until later this month. According to VentureBeat, Google Meet noise cancellation will be available on the web first, followed by Android and iOS. “To help limit interruptions to...

Google Meet Surpasses 50 Million Downloads on the Play Store

Google Meet has surpassed 50 million downloads on the Google Play Store. Video conferencing services have seen a drastic rise in users over the course of the COVID-19 outbreak. Google Meet is one of the few that has seen a spike in usage as more people are looking for ways to stay in touch. According...

Google Meet Gmail Integration Begins Rolling Out to All Users

As part of the video conferencing land rush started by Zoom, Google moved Google Meet videoconferencing out of its paid, premium tier and made it available to anyone with a Google account last week, and now, the company has decided to integrate the feature right into Gmail, The Verge is reporting. The source notes that...