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Sexting Study Finds Few Teens Participate

When it comes to sexting, only a small percentage of teens actually participate in swapping sexually explicit messages.


Yoono Desktop Manages Social Networks and IM

Integrate the updates from many social networks and instant messaging programs into a single app: Yoono Desktop.

Ride the Wave! Hands-On With Google Wave Preview

Google's new communication platform is visually slick, but clearly still a work in progress.

Find Chat Rooms to Discuss Practically Anything With PaltalkScene

PaltalkScene helps you participate in chats about almost any topic.

Free Screen-Sharing Tool Helps Businesses Collaborate

Yuuguu lets participants see your screen just by connecting through a web browser, with a free plan suited to occasional meetings.

The New AIM: Less Clunky and Annoying, More Social

The new AIM aims to be not only an IM client but also an aggregator of social networking info (aka your “lifestream”) from other services, too.

Tech Support Chat: Modern, but Inefficient

A 24-minute adventure on a hardware customer service chat line probably would have gone faster on the phone.

BlackBerry Tour 9630 Smartphone Just Misses the Mark

The Tour 9630 melds the best of the RIM BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900 into one slick package.

Create a Temporary Chat Room with Tinychat

Want a chat room without all the hassles of software, registration, and fees? Tinychat is the quick, easy, and free answer.

Digsby Brings All Your IM Networks Together

Communicate with your contacts across multiple instant messaging networks in the single Digsby IM client.