The ‘Instant messaging’ Archives
Posted June 13, 2007 by

AIM 6: Limit Users that can Contact You

If you use AIM to chat with your friends and family, it is doubtful that you want to chat with any and everybody that uses AIM. To limit what users can contact you, follow these steps:

Posted October 25, 2006 by

Using My Friends on Your Sony Ericsson Phone

If you have owned a Sony Ericsson phone recently, you have probably seen the My Friends options in the phone. So what is this and how does it work? My Friends can let you have all of your IM clients/buddies in one spot, making chatting more simple.

Posted September 14, 2006 by

Yahoo Messenger: Share Music Through IM

Sharing music with your friends is very easy with Yahoo Messenger. If you want them to hear your new mp3, here is how they can listen to your tunes.

Posted August 21, 2006 by

How to Access Meebo behind a School or Goverment Firewall

Tired of not being able to talk to freinds at school or work? Meebo lets you connect to most of the important chat networks but it is often blocked by the network firewall. Here are a few tips.

Posted February 10, 2006 by

GAIM: Connect and Use Google’s Gtalk Servers

This tutorial will quickly walk you through connecting to the Gtalk servers with GAIM.

Posted December 12, 2005 by

MSN, Yahoo, AIM: Fix Delay and Freeze When Sending IMs with Any Messenger

At times, when you send a message with any IM service, you could experience a several second delay. In such cases, your system may even seem to freeze. Here is the fix.

Posted December 12, 2005 by

AIM: Sign Off from Multiple Locations at Once

You log in to your AIM account at work, and you get that painful message that you are already signed in at multiple locations. How do you log off your other logins? Here is the answer.

Posted December 7, 2005 by

Yahoo Messenger Cheat Sheet: Advanced IM Commands

You can use this listing of Yahoo IM command codes to optimize your IM experience.

Posted December 6, 2005 by

Trillian: How to Enable Transparency for a Window

Use the following tutorial to make the windows transparent (translucent) in Trillian.

Posted November 16, 2005 by

AIM Easter Egg : Developers’ Photo

Catch a glimpse of the creative minds behind AIM. Use the instructions in this tutorial to see an image of the developers of AIM.

Posted November 10, 2005 by

How to create cool MSN display names

Create cool names that your friends aren’t going to believe! ASCII has many special characters in it that many people don’t know about. This recipe also has many tips that are going to help you think of a cool display name!

Posted November 5, 2005 by

AIM: Hidden Smiley Message in Profile

This tutorial is for those who want to put a message in their profile that only friends can see.