- Most Popular Top 10 Posts Of 2014
- The Shape Up Xbox One Challenge: Week Four
- The Most In-Demand IT Pro Roles In Australia
- How To Automatically Back Up And Purge Your Gmail Every 30 Days
- Why The Federal Budget Is Not Like A Household Budget
- Why Crossy Road's Developers Launched On Android Through Amazon
Mac OS X only: Adium, the popular, open-source, multi-protocol chat application for OS X, updates today to version 1.3.6 with vulnerability fixes and a new and improved Facebook chat plug-in—that is, it’s a small but solid update both on the feature and fix front. If you’re an Adium user, go to Adium -> Check For Updates to get the latest and greatest. [Adium Blog]
A few weeks ago Facebook promised to start slowly rolling out chat, and it just hit my account today. (If it’s enabled for you, check it out in the lower right hand corner when you’re logged into Facebook.) It reminds me of Gmail’s built-in chat—it’s on by default, your contacts populate your chat buddy list, and you can use it without downloading a separate client. (You can also “pop-out” the chat window to save a tab.) Facebook is much more about social networking than Gmail, which makes it ripe for chatting, but in the short time it’s been in existence, Gmail chat’s earned lots of loyal followers. When it comes to web-based chat, which do you prefer?