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Skype Can Now Blur Your Background So You Don’t Have to Frantically Tidy Your Room

Slobs of the world, don’t work too hard KonMari-ing your apartment or office ahead of your next important Skype call. The video conferencing service is introducing blurred backgrounds so you can obscure your mess with dignity. Read More >>

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Google’s Duo App Makes it Easier Than Ever to Ignore a Video Call

Today, Google announced the launch of a new video calling app called Duo, and it may just be the FaceTime competitor we’ve been waiting for. Read More >>

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Facebook Messenger Adds Video Calls 

You can now make video calls with Messenger. Facebook’s messaging app added a video calling feature today in the US, UK, Canada, and a variety of other countries. Read More >>

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New Software Makes Skype Chats Way Less Awkward

Everybody who's ever done a video chat has felt the frustration. You call your pal using Skype or whatever so that you can see their face and they can see yours, but whoops, you're not even looking at each other. You're looking at the screen so your eyes are slightly off centre. Annoying! But maybe not for long. Read More >>