Messenger Plus adds fun animations and video effects to your Skype conversations.
With its 'friend-to-friend' approach, this free and open source service offers a secure way to chat and share files with only the people you trust.
Reports of the popular IM service's imminent demise are mistaken, AOL announces.
A spam problem originating on AIM prompted Google to shut down the federation between the two networks about two weeks ago.
Imo's Web messenger offers useful ways to connect with your contacts across multiple messaging services.
Already unique and handy, group messaging app GroupMe would be extra special with more Skype integration.
The ingenious Oh, Don't Forget makes it a snap to schedule work reminders that'll get your attention. You can even use it to send a message to someone else.
Email, instant messaging, and text messaging are all acceptable methods of communication, but each has pros and cons and you need to choose the best one for the current situation.
In the second part of our donationware series, we introduce a few hidden gems that you can download and use for free. All of these programs accept contributions, and some support charities.