Archive for the ‘chat’ Category

While talking to my Mom the other day, the subject of text messaging came up. She said that she doesn’t understand why anyone would send a text message over making an actual call. I tried to explain to her that sometimes you just don’t want to talk to the person – you just want to […]

Digsby is an application that allows you to combine your IM, email, and social networking sites into one neat little package. It requires a download and then you just need to add all of the services you want included in your Digsby buddy list window. From there you can chat just like you would normally […]

So, as of a couple of days ago, my phone is not receiving text messages.  I know, I know, call my service provider and sort it out.  Well, it’s really not all that important to me at the moment and I really don’t feel like talking to those guys right now.  I did, however, do […]

Update: I have 10 invites for PhotoPhlow. Drop me a comment and pick one up! PhotoPhlow gives you a new way to interact with other Flickr users with real-time chat and photo sharing. To briefly explain (because I think the screencast will help you understand PhotoPhlow’s potential) basically, PhotoPhlow gives you a place to start […]

Buddystumbler is a service that hooks you up with other guys and/or gals with similar interests and then gives you an easy way to connect via IM.  You can search for people by tags or by adding a bit more detail, like age and location.  You need to agree to be buddies before IM names […]

MySpaceIM is officially available for download. Once installed you can easily add friends from your “top” friends list, all of your friends, or add specific friends. You can access your inbox and profile from MySpaceIM and get real-time notifications when someone is leaving you comments or messages on your MySpace page. I’ve read a couple […]

Thanks GeeSee!


GeeSee is a service that allows you to add chat to your website or blog, for free. This makes it easy for you to instantly connect with your site visitors or for them to connect with each other. I recently did some work for the guys at GeeSee and they were nice enough to let […]

Google has just released a new version of Google Talk for your homepage. You can chat with your friends, view YouTube videos, and view photos from Picasa Web Albums all from your homepage. Here’s a quick screencast demo. Google Talk Demo

What does this mean? Well, quite simply you can chat with anyone in your contacts who is also online. Here’s a screencast showing you what to look for the next time you log in to your Yahoo! Mail Beta account. Note: This feature is being rolled out to Yahoo! Mail Beta users over the next […]

BuddyWave is a browser built for MySpace. It allows you to organize your friends, send group messages, edit your profile, etc. Here’s a demo showing how to use BuddyWave in which the narrator fails to get me even remotely excited about using this service. BuddyWave Demo