40-Minute Limit To Be Lifted By Zoom For The Holiday Season

The 40-minute meeting limit for free accounts will be lifted globally by Zoom, with the holiday season coming up. It was confirmed to The Verge by the company. The restrictions will be taken down on days such as Hanukkah, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and Kwanzaa. On Thanksgiving, the 40-minute limit last month was lifted as well by the company. Read More

You Can Now Make Zoom Calls On Google Nest Hub Max

An announcement was made by the company that the Zoom support for the Nest Hub Max smart display will be set in motion soon by Google as a preview in advance for users in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia as we speak.
Additionally, it was also mentioned by Google, Google or Nest Wi-Fi system users might witness few developments to video calls. Detecting and prioritising video call traffic for Google Meet and Zoom is a feature the device is being updated for to automatically perform it. It will offer to help you in case you are facing minor issues with your video calls. Read More

Google Meet Adds Security Feature To Protect Educators From Zoombombing

With online classes becoming the new normal for students, video conferencing services are constantly adding new features to make the service more user friendly and secure. Talking about security, the term “Zoombombing” became popular as students started using the platform to disrupt the class by exploiting the features made available to them, for instance using the share screen feature that isn’t locked by the host to display sexually explicit content or inviting unknown users to have access to the meeting who in turn cause disturbance. In the light of this, Google is set to add new security features in its Google Meet video conferencing service to protect educator subscribers. As announced by Google, anonymous users will be blocked from Google Meet for G Suite for Education meetings by default. Read More