Tag: chat

Mar 14 2016

Wire Pushes Open Standards And End-to-End Encryption For Video Chat

I like trying to keep track of applications that gives users the ability to do video chat, and Skype and Google Hangouts are probably the most common right now among most users, but last year the Scott co-founder Janus Friis launched a new project called Wire. The application is compatible with modern-day browsers such as …

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Jan 19 2015

Why Do People Record Vertical Video?

Ever since the introduction of mobile devices with WebCams, or cameras in general, people have been recording video, but one of the most confusing things that I see is when people record video vertically. It doesn’t make any sense. Recording video vertically just does not fit the medium. It’s possible that we can blame the …

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Apr 07 2014

Leaving Roku for Android TV

The Verge reported over the weekend that Google is getting ready to release Android TV; a replacement to Google TV. The interesting thing about this move for Google is that it’s not really a move at all, they just embracing what’s already out there in the market and focusing on the high points of streaming …

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Apr 04 2013

Facebook Home wants to take over your Android Smartphone

So the scoop for today was that Facebook is announcing a new smart phone application for android called Facebook Home. The android application is not available for download yet, but should be available in roughly one week. There’s been a lot of speculation about Facebook wanting to come out with their own smart phone, but …

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Jan 18 2013

MSN, Jabber, Skype And The Lack Of A Standard Protocol For Instant Messengers And Video Conferencing

As Microsoft prepares to officially kill off Microsoft messenger in Lieu of Skype.  This got me contemplating the current Jabber compatibility of Microsoft messenger.  Microsoft messenger has the ability to interface with a Jabber client. If you’re not familiar with Jabber, it’s an open source/universal instant messaging protocol that’s compatible with several different instant messaging …

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Nov 28 2012

Word/Phrase corrections with AutoHotKey, Thunderbird 17 and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12

I found a fascinating trick today.  I’ve been using Dragon NaturallySpeaking for many years and I’ve also been using AutoHotKey for years.  Both of these applications have massive pluses for use, but today I found something extraordinary. Let me start off by stating that using Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a massive benefit to being productive. it …

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Oct 31 2012

eM Client Releases Beta Version 5 As A Preview – Nice.

Well, speak of the devil! I just finished posting an article about eM Client and the improvements they had made to version 4 of their email client. It seems I was just a little bit early of the beta release of eM Client version 5. I spoke highly of eM Client because of the tight …

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Jul 30 2012

Google+ Hangouts continues to chip away at Skype

At a time when Skype is fighting for it’s own creditability against rumors that it’s snooping on their users conversations, when they’re putting advertisements in to the conversations as people are talking and where Skype won’t allow multiple users to chat without paying a premium membership; Google+ Hangouts is just rocking the house down. Google …

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