It's 2021, and It's Time to Up Your Video Call Game

India Yaffe

This year, we all made the transition to living mainly virtual lives. Even if you're not someone who's able to work from home, it's likely that your social life has moved online. From Zoom happy hours with coworkers to virtual dates, we're all getting connected this year, and it's been going on long enough that it's time we step our game up. We're saying goodbye to stacking our laptops on cookbooks or hiding in the corner of our room to get to the best lighting.

These are the eight products you need to make your video calls the best they can be. From investing in a ring light (it's not just for influencers anymore) to a useful laptop stand, once you've got these gadgets, you'll wonder how you lived without them. Keep on reading to shop our picks!

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