Updated at 2:00 p.m. with additional information from Google.
Google has added a new option in the labs section of Gmail that lets users pump up the quality in video chats.
The new setting, dubbed "video chat enhancements," ups not only the size of the video chat window, but its resolution too. The difference in size between the old and the new is considerable, both in the window of the person you're talking to, and the preview of your Webcam that appears in the bottom right-hand corner.
Here's a before and after:
Here also … Read more