Users will now be able to have a video call with up to eight people at once on Google Duo’s group call, which is now also available worldwide on Android and iOS.
Google Duo group calls, like any calls or video messages on the app, come with end-to-end encryption to safeguard user’s privacy.
Google’s messaging and video calling app also comes with a data saving mode to help users in developing countries such as India, Brazil and Indonesia and anyone else on a metered connection.
Turning on data saving mode will enable savings for users on either end of the video call. The feature will roll out in more markets worldwide in the coming months. Android users can now also record and send a personalised video message — with text, emojis or drawings using brushes — when they either don’t have the time to have a conversation or the person they’re calling isn’t picking up.
G Suite Docs and Slides update
Google has also added a feature called ‘Linked objects’ in the sidebar of their documents and slides where they see all linked contents — tables, slides, embedded charts and more.This new feature will help users access all the linked content quickly and update all of it with a single click. Update the data in multiple charts or tables by following the steps mentioned below.
In Docs or Slides, at the top click Tools > Linked objects.
A sidebar will open on the right, at the bottom click Update all.
Note: Click Update next to specific objects to update them individually. If you don’t see Update or Update All, your charts, tables, or slides may not be linked.
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