Tag Archive: Instant Messenger

Jan 18 2013

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

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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 06 2012

Skype shares good news; the death of Microsoft Messenger

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Skype says they have good news to share; the death of Microsoft Messenger. Microsoft messenger has been one of those bloated instant messaging applications that Microsoft loves to push to all their desktops, but the problem with Microsoft Messenger is that it’s never been something that most people would consider ‘open’. Microsoft has always held …

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Aug 29 2012

Mozilla Thunderbird 15 released with Instant chat for Facebook, Google and Twitter

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Mozilla Thunderbird continues to be one of my favorite applications as an email client. And although Mozilla has said that they’re not going to put as much effort into the development of Thunderbird, they have said that they are going to continue to provide Thunderbird with regular updates; they just want the community to become …

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