Google Meet (previously Google Hangouts) - Video Conferencing Tool

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    Google announce Google Meet roadmap for the next few months
    June 26, 2020
    https://mspoweruser.com/google-announce-google-meet-roadmap-for-the-next-few-months/
    Google: Coming to Google Meet: Customizable backgrounds, Nest integration, and more
     
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    Google Meet to add 49-user tiled layout, background blur, and more for education users
    June 26, 2020
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    Google: Meet features help engage students and moderate classes
     
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    Been using Google Hangouts for what seems ages and it was always efficient.

    Hope this one keeps the stability as well or better than it's predeccesors
     
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    Filter out disruptive noise in Google Meet
    June 30, 2020
    https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2020/06/remove-background-noise-google-meet.html
    Noise-cancellation comes to Google Meet (June 10, 2020)
     
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    Google Meet for Education will auto-block users who don't log in
    July 14, 2020
    https://www.engadget.com/google-meet-g-suite-education-block-anonymous-users-141931082.html
    Google: Anonymous users will be blocked from Google Meet for G Suite for Education meetings by default
     
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    Google Meet adding more moderation controls to limit chatting, screen sharing
    ...and Google Meet to roll out new security features for video meetings
    July 21, 2020

    https://9to5google.com/2020/07/21/g...-hosts-moderate-who-can-chat-present-screens/
     
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    Sources: Google plans to eventually replace Duo with Meet
    August 14, 2020
    https://9to5google.com/2020/08/14/sources-google-meet-replaces-duo/
     
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    How to use Google Meet, the simpler alternative to Zoom
    The free version of Google Meet impresses with simplicity, security, and generous time limits. Here’s how to get started.
    August 17, 2020

    https://www.fastcompany.com/90538777/how-to-use-google-meet-the-simpler-alternative-to-zoom
     
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    Google Meet now lets you cast your videoconferences to the TV screen
    August 18, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/18/21374362/google-meet-chromecast-tv-casting-now-available
    Google: Introducing Meet on Chromecast
     
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    Google Meet app redesigned on Android and iOS, here's how it looks now
    Google Meet on Android and iOS now gives an experience like that of Meet in Gmail
    September 12, 2020

    https://tech.hindustantimes.com/tec...s-here-s-how-it-looks-now-71599885287715.html
    Google: New look and feel for Google Meet mobile apps
     
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    Google Meet gets support for background blur and 49 people view on desktop
    September 16, 2020
    https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com...ople-view-on-desktop/articleshow/78144743.cms
    Google:
    Blur your background in Google Meet
    See up to 49 people, including yourself, in Google Meet
     
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    Google takes on Zoom with launch of Meet hardware
    The Lenovo-made Series One meeting room kits will become available in November
    September 18, 2020

    https://www.itpro.co.uk/software/video-conferencing/357118/google-launches-meet-hardware
    Google: Re-imagine your future workspace with Google Meet Series One hardware
     
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    PSA: Google Meet to limit meetings to 60 minutes on free plans September 30th
    September 26, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/26/21457293/google-meet-limit-meeting-free-plans-september-zoom
     
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    Noise cancellation, attendance are new features in Google Meet
    September 29, 2020
    https://www.indiatoday.in/technolog...ew-features-in-google-meet-1726436-2020-09-29
    Google:
    Filter out disruptive noise in Google Meet, now on mobile
    Google Meet attendance reports available now for education meetings
     
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    Google Meet will not limit calls to 60 minutes for free Gmail users until next year
    September 29, 2020
    https://9to5google.com/2020/09/29/google-meet-free-calls/
    Google: Stay connected with Google Meet
     
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    Google Meet’s new update brings-in two new features that allow Polling and Q&A capabilities
    Google Meet is getting two new Zoom features
    October 2, 2020
    https://androidrookies.com/google-m...tures-that-allow-polling-and-qa-capabilities/
    Google: Increase engagement with Q&A and polls in Google Meet
     
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    Google announce details of Google Meet Fall Update
    October 8, 2020
    https://mspoweruser.com/google-announce-details-of-google-meet-fall-update/
    Google: New safety and collaboration features in Google Meet
     
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    Google Meet for Android gets a revamped UI design
    October 9, 2020
    https://www.xda-developers.com/google-meet-for-android-new-design/
    Google: New look and feel for the Google Meet Android mobile app
     
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    Google Meet starts rolling out custom background images on the web
    October 30, 2020
    https://9to5google.com/2020/10/30/google-meet-custom-background/
    Google: Replace your background in Google Meet
     
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    Google Meet now lets you check for embarrassing video problems before joining a call
    Google gives Meet users more tools to test settings, peripherals and configurations before hopping on a video call.
    February 3, 2021

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/googl...rassing-video-problems-before-joining-a-call/
    Google: Check your video and peripheral device quality before joining a Google Meet call
     
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    Google Meet’s hand-raising feature is getting a more visible animation
    A minor update for your hybrid work life
    June 17, 2021

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/17/22539236/google-meet-worskpace-hand-raising-new-animation
     
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    Google is capping Meet’s formerly unlimited group video calls to an hour for free accounts
    Google quietly stopped extending unlimited calls at the end of June
    July 13, 2021

    https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/13/22576137/google-meet-group-meeting-cap-one-hour
     
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