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Zoom Calls are Coming to Tesla Vehicles [VIDEO]

You’ll soon be able to make a Zoom call from your Tesla vehicle. That’s according to Zoom’s announcement today from its Zoomtopia conference down in San Jose, California, reports Tesla North. According to Zoom, it said all new Tesla vehicles will be able to make calls. A demo of a Zoom call taking place in […]

Zoom’s Auto-Update Feature Exposes Mac Users to Security Flaw: Report

Security researcher Patrick Wardle recently discovered three security vulnerabilities in the popular video conferencing app Zoom's auto-update feature that put Mac users at risk of remote attacks (via WIRED). Zoom rolled out its auto-update feature on both Mac and Windows in November of last year. On Mac, users need to enter their system password while...

Zoom Launches New Avatar Feature for Meetings

Zoom has rolled out a new avatar feature that lets users switch their own face on a video call with a cartoonish animal of their own choosing. Available for Zoom Meetings and Zoom Webinar, Avatars replace a user's appearance with a virtual animal that mirrors head movements and facial expressions. Although Zoom describes the avatars as...

Zoom for Mac 5.9.3 Fixes Mic Bug That Stayed On After Calls

Some Mac users who have the native Zoom app for macOS installed are reportedly seeing active microphone usage from the program even when they're not on a Zoom call (via The Register). The issue seemingly affects the latest iteration of Apple's computer Operating System, macOS 12 (Monterey). macOS Monterey introduced a slew of new privacy...

Zoom Rolling Out Advertisement Program for Free Users

To keep its service free, Zoom will experiment with displaying ads after video calls. Zoom has been one of the most popular video chat apps over the last year and a half, and in an effort to keep growing the platform, some users will now see advertisements in the app for the first time. Zoom announced this week that it will be rolling out...

Zoom App for iOS Now Supports iPad Pro’s Center Stage Feature

As noted by the folks over at MacRumors, the Zoom app for iOS has today received a major update, which also brings support for the iPad Pro’s new Center Stage feature. For those who aren't familiar, the new iPad Pro includes a front-facing Center Stage ultra-wide camera function that uses machine learning to automatically detect people...

Apple Grants Zoom for iPad an Exclusive Camera Feature, Discovers Developer

Think Tap Work, developers of iOS app Participant for Zoom, revealed in a recent tweet that they'd discovered something peculiar about Apple's app developer ecosystem: There are some OS features that third-party apps simply can't access unless Apple itself grants their devs permission, and there's no publicly accessible way for devs to request permission to...

Zoom Adding Automatic Closed Captions to All Free Accounts This Fall

Zoom will be adding automatic closed captions to all free accounts later this year as it continues to make its service more accessible to users. Recently, Zoom has announced that the company is continually committed to providing accessibility features to its service. As such, all free account holders will have access to automatic closed captioning...

You Can Now Download Zoom for M1 Apple Silicon Macs

Zoom has released its updated Mac app for Apple Silicon computers, meaning native support for M1 is now available for download (via 9to5Mac). This means your Apple Silicon MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini will get native support for the video conferencing app, resulting in optimized performance and battery life. "Support for Apple Silicon...