August 31, 2009

Yoono Desktop ClientYoono is a social networking tool that lets you access data and update your status on networks including Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, Twitter, and FriendFeed. It also Yoono also supports MSN, Yahoo!, Gtalk, AIM chat networks. The utility started out its life as a Firefox toolbar, but Yoono recently launched a desktop client that provides all the same features and then some.

The new Yoono desktop client for Windows or Mac allows you to track your contacts, update your status on social networks, or chat on Google Talk, Windows Live, Yahoo or AOL instant messengers.

You can easily share IM conversations links, images, and video from the web with all your social networks at the same time.

Download Yonoo Desktop

I recently mentioned about Omegle, a chat service that picks another user at random and let you have a one-on-one chat with each other. Here are some other alternatives to Omegle :




A Nice Chat
A Nice Chat

Getting Random
Getting Random

August 28, 2009

Chit Chat for Facebook Screenshot

Chit Chat for Facebook is a downloadable instant messenger that lets you to chat with all your Facebook contacts. Chit Chat connects to Facebook Chat with your login details and you don't need open Facebook on your web browser.

Chit Chat for Facebook Features :

* No need to keep your web browser logged into Facebook

* Download, install and then login with your Facebook username and password

* Swift and fast tabbed chat Interface making it easy to talk to many friends at once

* Let's you know when you receive an instant message.

Download Chit Chat for Facebook

August 27, 2009 is an instant messenger and chat client for Twitter users. Hashtags are used to tag you to a Twitter channel. uses Twitter API for authentication. Once authenticated, you can join any channel you wish and start tweeting. You can even create your own channels and ask all your twitter friends to join the discussion.

You can save searches, track the various channels created, add Twitter friends you wish to follow on a particular channel. You can hide tweets containing words or phrases you aren't interested in.


August 26, 2009

iGoogle Video Chat FeatureGoogle team recently added video chat feature to iGoogle (a customizable homepage).

The first time you use video chat in iGoogle, you'll need to download a small plugin. To video chat with a friend, click on the "Start video chat" link in the "Actions" menu at the bottom of a chat window. You can see which of your friends are set up for video by the small green camera icon next to their name in their chat list. Once you start chatting, you can pop out the window and make the size bigger or go full-screen.

You can video chat with friends who don't have gmail accounts, all you need is a Google account.

via Google Talkabout

Twit2MSN ScreenshotTwit2MSN is a script written in Javascript under the Messenger+ API which keeps your current Twitter status up to date with your 'Personal Status' within MSN (Windows Live Messenger).

Twit2MSN Features :

* Simple and easy user experience for Twitter to MSN syncronisation
* Eventual linking from MSN back to Twitter
* Powerful features to allow total customisation of the appearance of your tweets

Download Twit2MSN


Chatterous ScreenshotChatterous is group chat combining the web, IM, email and your phone. Once you create a group, you can chat with your friends through IM, email or your phone. Your friends don't need to sign up to chat with you. They can reply right on their IM, email or phone. Everyone in the group can reach each other whether they're on IM (Jabber or Google Talk), email or out and about on their phone.

You can also include the chat on a web page by pasting HTML code, but this option for registered users only.


Download Yahoo! Messenger 10 BetaYahoo team recently announced availability of the Yahoo! Messenger 10 beta. This new beta version comes with high-quality video calls, a “Updates” view of your contact list that turns Messenger into a Twitter stream, and improved language support.

Yahoo Messenger 10 Beta Features :

# High-quality, full screen video and voice calling
# See your friends’ latest updates from Yahoo!, Flickr, Twitter and more with the new “Updates” view
# Includes your Yahoo! Mail, a ton of news (Today, headlines, local news), weather, and Yahoo! Search (web, images and video) and a new Y! Insider button
# Supports 16 different languages
# New ways to organize your contact list

Watch a video demo
Download Yahoo! Messenger 10 (Windows)

August 19, 2009

Belkasoft Skype Analyzer Main Windows ScreenshotBelkasoft Skype Analyzer allows you to extract and analyze Skype chat histories. This tool helps extracting the history and saving it as XML, text or HTML format.

Search is supported - simple search by word or phrase and advanced search using file with suspect word or using regular expression which is very useful when searching a various word's forms or phrase with fuzzy structure.

It is possible to work with several histories at a time. No password required.

Download Belkasoft Skype Analyzer

August 17, 2009

Trillian HistoryTrillian Astra is a popular multi-protocol instant messenger. After an extensive public beta, many major bugs have been resolved and Trillian Astra 4 has officially launched. It supports AIM, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber/XMPP, Windows Live, Yahoo! Messenger, Skype, IRC and networks.

Trillian Astra is available as a free download, and Pro version with additional features sells for $25, or $10 for upgrading customers.

Download Trillan Astra 4

Nimbuzz for Android Phone Now AvailableNimbuzz Mobile lets you call, chat, message, and send files on the go. It combines all your buddies from Skype, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, AIM, Google Talk and more. .Nimbuzz for Android is available for download.

Unique Nimbuzz for Android Features :

* a smart buddy list layout,
* Skype and local social network support,
* a time-sensitive user interface (!),
* home-screen notifications,
* auto-reconnect,
* and clickable URLs

Download Nimbuzz for Android

via Nimbuzz Blog

Hotmail in IE Screenshot

Prior to Windows Live Messenger 2009, when you clicked the Mail button in Messenger, Internet Explorer (IE) would automatically pop up and log you into Hotmail regardless of your default browser. Beginning with WLM 2009, clicking the Mail button will open Hotmail in your default browser and if that is not IE, it will not provide the automatic log-on into Hotmail.

So, I created Hotmail in IE, which will set allow you to continue to use your default browser in Windows and other applications, but use IE for Messenger’s Hotmail features...
Continue reading : Changing Windows Live Messenger 2009’s Hotmail button to use Internet Explorer instead of the default browser

Download Hotmail in IE


August 13, 2009

Digsy Global Status Feature A new version of the popular multi-protocol instant messaging and social networking program Digsby has been released.

This update provides three new features:

* MySpaceID Integration provides real-time notification from your MySpace activity stream, status updates, and photos.

* OneRiot integration provides real-time search, giving users quick access to what’s buzzing in news, videos and blogs.

* The new Global Status feature allows you to update your status across all IM and social network accounts at once. This feature also lets you share links and pictures.

via BigBlueBall

August 12, 2009

"Looking for common chat acronyms, smileys and emoticons? Micro-blogging and text messaging are the hottest trends now a days with the up come of websites like Twitter, Facebook, etc., which allows you to post short messages limited in number of characters. To make the most of the available characters, using short forms of words, acronyms and emoticons is a brilliant idea and most of the people use these short forms in chatting and IM’s.

While you are chatting online using an instant messenger or via SMS you need to work out your fingers really fast on the keyboard to keep up with the chat. By using short forms and symbols this task is really easy but most of the users do not know the meaning or which short forms to use. Online gamers also use these short forms to stay in contact with their friends..."
Continue reading : Most Common IM Chat Acronyms and Emoticons

Posted @ Quick Online Tips

August 10, 2009

Facebook Notifications Addon for Windows Live MessengerFacebook Notifications is Messenger Plus! Live script that allows you to receive Facebook notifications through Windows Live Messenger.

If one of your Facebook users sends you a new message, a friend request or an invitation to a group or event, Facebook Notifications will notify you with a popup window.

You can also see the exact number of new messages, invitations and friends who are still online.

In order to use this script you need to have Messenger Plus! Live plugin installed on your computer.

Download Facebook Notifications Script


RetroMessenger is a easy to use and simple Instant Messenger to keep all your friends listed in a friendlist and to message them.

All messages to your friends are secure and encrypted, so no third party is listening. You just need to swap with your friend a PGP-Key and you are done. RetroMessenger is encrypted out of the box, that means no difficult installation or extra-downloads for the encryption part is needed.

RetroMessenger does not need a central server. So the network never will be down or monitored by one central authority sending you adds or "weather notices". With RetroMessenger you are not on anyones "needle", you are only connected to your community.

Download RetroMessenger

August 05, 2009

MC2 Multicast Chat ScreenshotMC2 Multicast Chat is a chat software written in java.

Unlike the most chat systems (e.g. IRC) it doesn't need a server that delivers messages. MC2 works in a peer to peer (P2P) way.

It has been specifically developed to allow chat in a LAN using multicast UPD datagrams.

MC2 Multicast Chat Features:

Cross platform (runs on Windows,Linux,Solaris,...), Multi channel support, Chat and data Encryption support with Password Based Encryption, File sending, File sharing, Private conversations

Download MC2 Multicast Chat : Compiled jar ~ Source package

MySpace for Mac - MySpace Chat Client for MacOS XMySpace for Mac is an instant messaging client that allows you to chat in MySpace on your Mac. Actually MySpace has its own official client, however, is only compatible with Windows.

With MySpace for Mac you can add new contacts or remove them from the contact list, add or remove groups, rename contacts and groups or move a contact from group to another. It also lets you view detailed information about a contact in your list: gender, location, age and user picture.

MySpace for Mac allows you to login under unlimited number of MySpace accounts; each account settings are saved separately.

All 25 MySpace smiles are supported in the program.

Try MySpace for Mac


WeBuzz - All in One Mobile MessengerWeBuzz is a multi-protocol insant messaging client for mobile phones. WeBuzz currently support MSN, Yahoo and Gtalk networks

WeBuzz IM requires a J2ME enabled mobile phone with a wireless data service plan. It's currently available in both Arabic and English. Other languages are in progress.

Download the application, register from the client on your mobile. Enter your WeBuzz ID/Password and start to chat with your IM buddies.

Download WeBuzz

Download WeBuzz for BlackBerry

August 04, 2009

T-Messenger - Twitter Client with Instant Messaging FeatureT-Messenger is an application that combined the usual features of a messaging client with the Twitter API, offering the novelty of the users who still are listed as contact list and can send messages as if a window conversation is involved.

Just double click on a contact, send the message and see their responses on the same conversation window in real time.

T-Messenger also works as a regular Twitter client and allows you to create groups of users, send a picture using drag-n-drop, automatic url shortening via and also if you exceed the 140-character limit it will make multiple tweets allowing you to post whatever you want without having to worry about making your message smaller.

T-Messenger is built on Adobe AIR, so it is possible to use it on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Download T-Messenger


Buddyfuse Web Messenger Supports Windows Live Messenger The current version of BuddyFuse Web Messenger enables you to chat with your friends on the Windows Live Messenger (MSN) network from your web browser, so you don't need to download or run other software. Support for other networks is planned for the future.

Where other web messengers ask for their users' personal information, such as username and password, with BuddyFuse Web Messenger you submit this information directly to Microsoft as it makes use of the Windows Live Messenger library, which is part of the Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit.

Point your web browser to to try BuddyFuse

via Liveside

OfficeSIP Messenger - Another Instant Messenger for EnterprisesOfficeSIP Messenger provides enterprises with advanced instant communications for free. It supports text, voice and video chats, the free softphone implements ICE, STUN, and TURN protocols to easily traverse NAT and firewalls, and supports TLS for ultimate communication security.

OfficeSIP Messenger is based on industry-standard libraries used by Microsoft Office Communicator. It ensures the highest level of compatibility with audio clients and Web cameras, and provides landline-quality calling for both voice and video.

Unlike other enterprise instant messengers and communicators, OfficeSIP Messenger is entirely server-based, allowing administrators to enter, store and modify all settings, configurations, and user profiles on a corporate server. IM users will benefit from a single sign-on after logging in to the corporate domain. Active Directory support allows the IM system getting information about the users directly from the server’s domain controller.

Download OfficeSIP Messenger