Microsoft is attempting to make Skype a better, more professional experience with the introduction of Skype TX, promising broadcasters “Studio-grade” performance, thus making their broadcasts better for themselves and their listeners/viewers.
With MSN (or Windows Live Messenger) being recently laid to rest and Skype not offering a protocol for us all to connect through, it’s safe to say that all-purpose messengers like Pidgin are slowly falling out of favor. Nevertheless, it’s still my all-time favorite and – although it’s ancient – I am still a firm believer in AIM as a messenger. I still use it and many of my friends still use it. Text-based IMing is all I really care for and AIM gets the job done.
Only available for iOS at the moment, the new Facebook Messenger comes with the ability to easily create groups, as well as forwarding IMs to other people.
Have you ever heard about the paradox of choice? Here’s the gist of it: the more choices you have, the harder it becomes to make a satisfying decision. This is slowly becoming a reality in the world of voice communication because the number of available programs is rising – which one is the best? Which one should you use?