While texting or chatting, emoticons can add some generic, but sometimes very helpful emotional flavor to your brief text messages. If you use Skype for chatting or sending IMs, then you probably know how to add emoticons to your text messages. Skype has also some hidden special emoticons that you can add to your chat [...]
I have been using Skype on my Android phone for some times now for calling and IM my friends. It let us make free Skype to Skype phone calls internationally with brilliant voice quality as well as let us chat with Skype friends. Skype keeps a history of our recent calls and instant messages on [...]
Mozilla is working on its popular open source e-mail client Thunderbird to make it more usable and feature rich. For example, the upcoming Thunderbird 13 will have built-in instant messaging system that allows you to IM right from Thunderbird. IM chat is already available in the latest nightly builds.
Chat for Google is an official Google Chrome extension that enables you to chat and Google+ hangouts right from your desktop. No program (like Google Talk) to download or separate browser tab (or window) is required anymore for Google Chat, just install the Chat for Google extension and start IMs from your desktop. It’ll keeps [...]
Facebook is to release a messenger app for Windows 7 PC to facilitate users chat and message with their Facebook friends without being login on facebook.com using a web browser. It also enables users to see the latest updates from their friends in ticker and gives quick notifications about what is going on. Currently it [...]
I think one of the most attractive features of Facebook is its chat feature. It lets users instantly start conversations with their Facebook friends without installing any IM software. However, a problem here is, users need to be on the Facebook.com website in order to use Facebook chat. If you are looking for a simple [...]