31 October 2005

Instant messaging has stagnated

Category: Technology — Posted by Michael at 2211

Kevin Rose makes a good point in his latest blog entry. Instant messaging hasn’t advanced very much since it’s creation. Sure the invention of the Buddy List was a huge step forward, but that was so long ago.

Kevin has a few good ideas for new features. There are many other possibilities too.

Read his post at: http://krose.typepad.com/kevinrose/2005/10/14_yrs_of_insta.html

12 October 2005

Unified instant messenging?

Category: Technology — Posted by Michael at 1213

Well, it’s about time! MSN and Yahoo! are going to crosslink their voice and chat services so users of either service can contact each other. I personally use AOL’s AIM and know no one in this country who uses these two. But maybe this will prompt AOL to get on board too!

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