• Bad news - your Microsoft Teams calls are about to get a lot more interactive

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    A new update to Microsoft Teams will mean that you'll soon get to see a lot more of your colleagues, whether you like it or not. The video conferencing platform is working on an "Interactive Large Gallery" upgrade that will mean your calls will now include feeds from even more people than ever before. In its post on the official Microsoft 365 roadmap, the update description notes that user will soon be able to view up to 49 video participants at once - so you'd better get practising that "engaged smile" look.
    Microsoft Teams calls get bigger
    As well as being able to see more participants...
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  • Using a USB headset for Google Meet calls is finally getting simpler

    Using a USB headset for Google Meet calls is finally getting simpler

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Hooking up a USB accessory such as a headset or microphone for a Google Meet call is set to get a lot easier at last thanks to a new update to the service. The video conferencing platform has revealed changes that will allow users to have much greater functionality whilst using such devices. Going forward, users will be able to toggle between mute and unmute using headsets , speaker microphones, and other USB peripheral devices.
    Google Meet USB functionality
    Users can also employ LED color changes on a USB device to determine whether they are or aren't muted, hopefully removing any chance...
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