Mozilla Thunderbird has a chat feature that allows you to use it as an Instant Messenger. This shows how you can use it to chat with your contacts.
Discord is a massively popular text and voice chat client for gamers, and luckily it is available for Linux. Learn how to install Discord on Ubuntu.
Are you using several messenger services on your PC? Use Franz Messenger to access 14 messaging services all in one place.
If you’re looking for a solid IRC app for Android, you’ve come to the right place. For chatting on the go, you can’t go wrong by using any of these five IRC clients.
It is kind of a pain to have to open Steam just to chat with your friends. Here is how you can bypass this by adding Steam chat to Pidgin on Linux.
For those who seek ways to communicate without leaving a trace, Confide is a Snapchat-style text messaging app that deletes your message after read.
Looking for an app to chat securely and privately with your friends? Try BitTorrent new P2P messenger Bleep that offers end-to-end encryption.
Online chat rooms is never considered a secure place. That is what the BitTorrent Chat hopes to solve for the world of chat. Find out more here.
If you are a iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Phone user, you might be familiar with the WhatsApp application that allows you to chat and send free SMS with your friends. It is such a useful app, to the extend that it has completely replaced my default SMS app. WhatsApp is tied to your mobile […]
While everyone knows about Skyping and Facebook Chat, TinyChat is much lesser known. Just like the other forms of chatting, TinyChat is available across multiple platforms. It’s available both on the web as well as on mobile devices. However, unlike the others, you can do more than chat. You can also listen to music or […]
Texting is kinda lame. SMS messages have a character limit, you have to know the person’s phone number and well, its hard to hold a longer SMS conversation. Some phones don’t thread the messages. If you forgot what you started talking about, it is a real pain to go back and re-read. I am sure […]
Do you love to video chat with friends? Do you spend a good amount of time chatting with random strangers at omegle.com, Skype or other free internet chat rooms that support video chatting ? If yes, then ManyCam is a brilliant webcam application which you will love using. ManyCam lets you use your webcam with […]
Most Instant Messaging applications keep a history log of all your conversation. When you need to access your history, you can just do a quick search within the app to retrieve the conversation. The only problem arises when you are using multiple IM applications, multiple computers, or both. In such situation, retrieving a particular history […]
If you are using Gmail, you will find that it has this habit of adding your email respondents to your contact list. To make it even worst, it even automatically add those contacts to your Google Talk account, making it very cluttered and messy. I am not sure about you, but 99% of the time, […]
Facebook is “the craze” these days. From kids to moms, everyone is using it to reconnect with old friends, family members and find new people on the web. Some people use it to promote their business, others use it for fun and entertainment. Chatting with Facebook friends is again another addiction seen among most users. […]
Have you ever had the need to show your screen to someone because it was too hard to talk them through something? Whether it is for school, work or just to show someone what you are doing on your computer, screen sharing is a great way to show someone exactly what you you want them […]
As Facebook usage continues to grow, many people rely on Facebook as their primary method for chatting in real time with their friends and family. I am not one of those people, but since many of my friends are, having a way to easily contact them in real time is very important. There have been […]