06/27/2013, Facebook chat rooms is a feature that's reportedly being testing right now by the social network. The chat rooms are said to support text only for now.
07/06/2011, At the Facebook HQ today, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of some exciting new features to the world’s most popular social network, Facebook. After spending the past six months working on most of these features, it looks like the summer holidays for Facebook users are going to get a lot better with the unveiling of Group Chat, an improved design for the chat buddy list, and video calling.
05/26/2011, If you want to make video calls, you’ve got a whole plethora of options to choose from on your iPhone. There’s FaceTime that comes default with your phone, and then there’s Skype, Tango, Yahoo!, Fring and so on. Most of these apps will let you do what FaceTime won’t – chat over 3G and to other devices. But not many apps will let you chat with computer users, and even […]
05/13/2011, TinyChat, the world’s fastest-growing video group chat portal has just announced the launch of location-based video group chat feature on its service. Users of the chat service now have the ability to set their current location so that they can video chat with people in their area. This means that with the function enabled, you’ll only be chatting to people within a 10-mile radius of where you are and still […]
04/07/2011, Skype for Windows has just received an update to version 5.3. This new version of the VoIP/IM software fixes a number of bugs and issues, and also improves the video call quality to mobile devices. Folks who have been troubled by the sub-par video quality when chatting to people on phones or tablets will appreciate the update. New features of 5.3 include: improved video handling when auto-answer is enabled, UI […]
03/29/2011, If you’re feeling lonely and have nobody to chat with on Gtalk, Google might have the solution for you. They have just launched the Google Talk Guru, the official chat bot on their instant messaging service. While the Talk Guru won’t reciprocate feelings of loneliness or sympathy, what it will do is answer any questions you have and you need to know the answers to right away. All you have […]
03/28/2011, Now that we all have Skype on our mobile phones, you would think that there would be no need to Skype from our computers or anywhere else. Well the folks in Estonia don’t think so. They have installed the world’s first Skype phone booth in the Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport in their capital city. Functioning like regular internet terminals that people can use to send emails or check the web, […]
03/25/2011, A new report from CVG is going around that suggests the Nintendo 3DS will get its very own Wi-Fi messaging client in a new firmware update. Those who have imported a 3DS or received early access to 3DS review units from Nintendo are all ears because the current 3DS system OS does not have such a feature. CVG, a well known gaming source has clearly seen something that hasn’t yet […]
03/07/2011, Bad news for folks who aren’t a fan of adverts and use Skype. If the little ad on the bottom left corner wasn’t enough to irk you, Skype has announced that they will be adding another advert to their highly popular VoIP program. The ads will appear in the Skype “Home” screen and this week, the ads will be from Groupon, Visa and Universal Pictures. You can expect more adverts […]
03/01/2011, Group messaging service for iOS, Beluga, has recently been bought over by Facebook according to the latest reports online. The social network has now taken over the app and the team behind it. Facebook plans to keep the service operational, at least for now but it appears that they will be integrating the group chatting technology to the Facebook messaging system. With the current Facebook chat only allowing one on […]
02/07/2011, Perhaps in this day and age, personal and intimate conversations are no longer that treasured any more since we tend to communicate electronically via emails and text messages. Path intends to add a more human touch, letting you comment and converse around your own moments as well as friends’ moments in real time via Path Chat. Similar to their other offering, Emotion, Path hopes that Chat on the iOS platform […]
08/26/2010, While the initial rollout of Gmail Chat was meant for US-users only, word is going around that non-US users will also be able to take advantage of this feature, no thanks to the folks over at Google getting over excited with the latest development, leaking out the phone calling feature to non-US users albeit for just a few hours before rolling the update back. A statement from a Google spokesperson […]