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First Look: Cisco's Cius Tablet

Cisco's Android-based Cius tablet is designed specifically for business. It features real-time video conferencing, a phone app, IM, chat, email, and a customizable app store.

Lync Is the Unsung Hero of Microsoft Office 365

The revamped collaboration tool is a key, if underappreciated, part of Microsoft’s new cloud-based productivity suite.

Google Eyes iMessage, Readies Rival Service

Though messaging is last-century technology, it still can grow significantly on the smartphone platform, developers say.


iMessage, BBM Miss the Mark in Consumerized Tech Age

Single-platform communication tools will frustrate, disappoint in a market with multiple strong business-friendly mobile operating systems.

Microsoft Lync 2010: Unified Communications Comes of Age

Every once in a very long while, I get to review a product that strikes me as a stepping stone toward the future. Microsoft Lync 2010 puts your PC at the center of communication.

Google Docs Gets Wave-Like Chat Features

Google has revamped the comments feature of its online word processor, adding some features formerly seen in its less-than-successful Wave product.

Imo Brings All Your IMs Into Your Browser

Chat with contacts from various services using free, Web-based IM client Imo.

imo instant messenger

Chat with contacts from various services using this free, Web-based IM client.

If BlackBerry Messenger Goes to Android, What Remains of BlackBerry?

Is RIM giving up on the soul of the BlackBerry?

'Super Cool' SMS Expanded for Small Businesses

Clickatell today announced a Short Message Service (SMS) for small businesses that costs only $25 a month for 1,000 messages.