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Webware 100 winner: Pidgin

Webware 100 winner: Pidgin

By May 19, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 715: Fork the Pidgin

As in, stick a fork in the Pidgin forking controversy, because it's forking ridiculous. Also, iTunes Store gets same-day DVD releases and memristors make their debut.

By May 1, 2008


Webware 100 winner: Pidgin

Pidgin is a free, open source IM client.

By April 21, 2008


Digsby: Social networks and IM meet

Move over, Trillian and Pidgin. This stylish chat app combines multiple instant-messaging accounts with Web e-mail, Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter, and throws in file transfers and SMS, too.

April 17, 2008


Windows RT missing your favorite apps? Try these

If you have a device running Windows RT, chances are you're missing one or more of your favorite apps. Here are five alternatives that could be worth a download, depending on what you're looking for.

By October 29, 2012


The need for product management in open-source projects

The era of developers writing for other developers is largely over. Or, rather, it will continue but there's simply too much opportunity (read: money) involved in open source for projects to achieve significant success without a measure of product manage

By May 5, 2008


Microsoft opens instant-messaging for all comers

Any programmer now can build software to tap into Windows Live Messenger's network. Perhaps in time IM will become less fragmented and more useful.

By December 15, 2011


Microsoft fine-tunes shift from Messenger to Skype

The company is forging ahead in moving its Messenger user base to Skype. Here's the updated timeline for its aggressive plan.

By February 15, 2013


6 multiclient IM apps to chat about

Using multiple chat services is overwhelming, while limiting yourself to one service just doesn't cut it any longer. These multiclient IM apps broaden and simplify.

By June 15, 2009


The Pirate Bay walks the plank on Windows Live Messenger?

Windows Live Messenger users that try to send links from The Pirate Bay will find that they won't be sent.

By March 26, 2012