IM Wars ā€“ And Iā€™m not the only one thinking about it

It seems that there are more than a few people (well, at least 2) that have some other thoughts about Google. I must admit that at first I was also inside the Google Talk frenzy, submersed in all the hype, but after reading Nuggest’s post and Drunken Batman’s post I started to ponder a bit about their thoughts and I must say that have some really good points. Although Google Talk is still in v1. [Read More]

Google Talk ā€“ Let the IM revolution begin

I just installed Google Talk ( Its REALLY cool. It’s a basic IM and its in Beta but the Voice has a really good quality. I really liked the fact that they use an open standard, the Jabber/XMPP ( which is always good. This means that you can use any Jabber/XMPP supported client like iChat (for MacOS), GAIM (For Windows and Linux), etc. Read their developer manifesto here, to see that they mean business and I do hope that they will use the built-in federation ability of the Jabber/XMPP protocol to federate messages to other IMs such as Yahoo, AIM/ICQ and MSN. [Read More]