Here are a few tips on making the most of your face-to-face future, whether you like it or not: Get a Real Headset and a Wired Connection When the producers of “This Week in Tech” ring up their guests for a video chat, this is their first request.
I should know–I’m an occasional guest, and, at first, was a spirited believer in Good Enough. ) and my behind-the-ears Bluetooth headphones perfectly fine for plain old voice.
You don’t notice the slight delay of wireless Internet when pulling up web pages, but it drops video frames in a streaming feed at an alarming rate.
And when you’re in a group chat, everybody’s audio is getting compressed–unless you’re talking to a professional studio with quadruple Skype channels.
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