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Zoom 5.5.1 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Zoom 5.5.1

Enables meeting hosts to play a video file as shared content and adds a blurred background option. (Free, 24.1 MB, macOS 10.9+)

Glenn Fleishman 27 comments

How to Give Presentations and Demo Apps in Zoom

Master the techniques necessary to present slide decks, images, and demonstrations in Zoom by sidestepping limitations in presentation software and learning how to configure some of Zoom’s more fiddly settings.

Zoom 5.4.7 Agen Schmitz No comments

Zoom 5.4.7

Adds compatibility with M1-based Macs and brings enhanced cloud contact integration for chat/call features. (Free, 23.3 MB, macOS 10.9+)

Zoom 5.4.4 Agen Schmitz No comments

Zoom 5.4.4

Adds the capability to share multiple desktop programs during a meeting instead of just a window or screen. (Free, 23.0 MB, macOS 10.9+)

Zoom 5.4.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Zoom 5.4.1

Improves Join Before Host settings and introduces end-to-end encryption as a technical preview. (Free, 23.9 MB, macOS 10.9+)

Zoom 5.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Zoom 5.3

Maintenance update for the videoconferencing app with a variety of improvements and bug fixes. (Free, 22.6 MB)

Zoom 5.2.2 Agen Schmitz 1 comment

Zoom 5.2.2

Videoconferencing app adds a high-fidelity audio mode and custom gallery view organization. (Free, 21.5 MB)

Adam Engst 12 comments

Take Control Tackles Big Sur, iOS 14, and Zoom

Get ready for macOS 11 Big Sur, iOS 14, and iPadOS 14, and learn more about Zoom videoconferencing with four new and updated titles from Take Control.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 3 comments

Juggle Video Meetings More Easily with Meeter and Fantastical

Videoconferencing has surged during the pandemic, and keeping track of meetings on multiple platforms is a hassle. Julio Ojeda-Zapata tried two software tools, Meeter and Fantastical, that promise to make this juggling act easier.

Glenn Fleishman 35 comments

Become a Videoconferencing Pro with These Tips

Still feeling lost at sea when you have to meet with others by video? “Take Control of Zoom” author Glenn Fleishman shares a host of tips that can help you tune your setup and improve your confidence.

BusyCal 3.10 and BusyContacts 1.4.6 Agen Schmitz No comments

BusyCal 3.10 and BusyContacts 1.4.6

Bring enhancements and bug fixes to the two personal information management apps. ($49.99 new for each, free update, 22.9/13.1 MB)

Glenn Fleishman 16 comments

Zoom Repairs Flaws and Improves Privacy

Following several terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days for Zoom, with the disclosure of multiple security and privacy exploits and problems, the company has, instead of moving to Australia, fixed nearly every outstanding issue and even enhanced its interface. Will it be enough to restore trust?

Glenn Fleishman 46 comments

Every Zoom Security and Privacy Flaw So Far, and What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

The videoconferencing service Zoom has seen a 20-fold increase in usage during the coronavirus pandemic. That extra attention has put a spotlight on poor technical and policy decisions that have exposed Zoom’s users to harm and revealed personal data unnecessarily. But hope blooms with the company’s latest comprehensive apology and roadmap.

Glenn Fleishman 35 comments

Videoconferencing Options in the Age of Pandemic

We will be spending a lot more time communicating with co-workers, friends, family, therapists, educators, and other people using video than ever before in the digital era. Which solutions best fit your needs?

Josh Centers 25 comments

Zoom and RingCentral Exploits Allow Remote Webcam Access

Video conference systems Zoom and RingCentral have major vulnerabilities that could trigger your Web cam without permission. Here’s how to patch it yourself.