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Adium Updates With Security Fixes, Better Facebook Integration

Adium Updates With Security Fixes, Better Facebook Integration

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…

Facebook Versus Gmail Web-based Chat

Facebook Versus Gmail Web-based Chat

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…