Tag Archive: Google Talk

Jan 28 2013

Google Reporting Suspicious Activity After IM+ Login

Here’s a quick tip for those of you trying out IM+ for the first time. IM+ is a great app to sign you into multiple instant messenger services simultaneously with just one piece of software. It’ll connect to Skype. Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo, ICQ and Google Talk to name but a few. However, you may …

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Feb 07 2012

Google Talk Client for Windows Phone

Whilst Windows Phone has Windows Live Messenger and Facebook Chat built in it does leave you disconnected from another major IM network in the form of Google Talk. I think it’s realistic to say that we probably won’t see Google Plus let alone Google Talk functionality included natively in the Windows Phone OS but there …

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Jun 06 2011

Google “Plus One” – A Human Factor in Search?

In what looks like a potential emulation of the concept of “liking” something on Facebook, Google quietly rolled the ability to “+1” (or “plus one”) a piece of content you might come across on the internet in the last few months. Furthermore, it also allows your searches to be enriched (or potentially polluted depending how …

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Jun 01 2011

Video Calling in Android 2.3.4… When You Can Get It

Here’s a potential incentive to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of Android on your handset (manufacturer or third party ROM availability permitting of course). Whilst video calling isn’t a new invention by any means with many first generation 3G phones offering choppy (and expensive) video calling we are starting to see it make …

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Aug 19 2010

Cross-Platform Instant Messaging – Do We Really Need It?

I have used various forms of instant messaging over the years and as one service has come to the fore others have paled into former shadows of themselves. For me, it all started with ICQ and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) before MSN Messenger really started to absorb users in the later half of 1999 and the following …

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