Google Hangouts is expected to be shut down at some point in the future, but even with Google mostly moved on from it at this point, it looks like there are a few folks out there that still use and rely on the app.
Google is now beginning the integration of the new Google Chat service with its old Hangouts app. G Suite users will reap the benefits of the transition first as the firm continues to aim for a late 2020 transition.
Google Meet has been a solid video service for a while, but it's been stuck behind the paywall of G Suite services. Now that Google is making it available to all, it's got some very important advantages over Zoom.
We breakdown the differences, and similarities, between Google Meet and Zoom. Both have their strong point and their weaknesses. Our comparison places them side-by-side to help make your decision easier.
In a bid to help stave the spread of the Coronavirus by encouraging remote work, Google has announced that it's making the advanced video conferencing abilities of Hangouts Meet free for all G Suite users.