buddy list

buddy list

Spotify takes aim at DJs, adds gapless playback and crossfade features

thenextweb.com
European music streaming service has delivered an update to its platform that will allow users to take advantage of new gapless playback and crossfade features, ensuring that users can listen to tracks without silence between them. The update will be a welcome boost to fans of electronic and classical music...
Spotify takes aim at DJs, adds gapless playback and crossfade features
Facebook's iOS App Gets Multi-Photo Sharing, Gifts, Chat Buddy List. And Here's What Might Come Next

Nearing One Million Downloads, Facebook Sees Some Traction With Home App

allthingsd.com
Facebook announced Thursday that Home, its application made to create a full Facebook experience on Android smartphones, is close to hitting one million downloads in the first month since its release. Facebook also plans to update its app with improved features in the coming weeks, making it easier for new...
Nearing One Million Downloads, Facebook Sees Some Traction With Home App

Quora Adds "Online Now" Feature to Drive Faster Answers

allthingsd.com
Quora today is making its site come a little more alive by adding a signal that shows when some users are online. This isn’t a full-blown presence system — there is no Quora buddy list or chat function. The Q&A site’s new “Online Now” feature is for the very specific...
Quora Adds "Online Now" Feature to Drive Faster Answers
Airtime Launches A Video Chat Network That’s The New Place To Hangout Online

Facebook Previews New Features For Home, Which Is Near 1M Downloads And Increases Users' Time Spent By 25%

techcrunch.com
“Home is the first product we’ve released that’s really about ‘mobile-best’ and the transition beyond ‘mobile first’” said Facebook’s Cory Ondrejka. To further that, Facebook previewed some new features Home will get eventually including a “Dash Bar” buddy list for starting chats, an improved “Dock” that reveals your old homescreen, and a better...
Facebook Previews New Features For Home, Which Is Near 1M Downloads And Increases Users' Time Spent By 25%
Facebook Home to get buddy list and app dock in coming updates

Facebook Chat Alternative Has Pretty Colors, Little Else

www.allfacebook.com
Facebook users looking for an alternative to the social network’s chat feature now have another option, Chit Chat Web Messenger, but we’re not sure why an alternative to Facebook chat is even necessary. Chit Chat Web Messenger, from Wiltshire, England-based Athena IT, is a free browser add-on that works with...
Facebook Chat Alternative Has Pretty Colors, Little Else

Google+ gets a major update, simpler UI and heavier focus on Hangouts (video)

www.engadget.com
Google isn't quite calling it version 2.0, but today's update to its flagship social product is just that. As with most Mountain View projects, the new Google+ will rollout gradually, but as it does it may just lure back some of those who jumped ship early on. The UI...
Google+ gets a major update, simpler UI and heavier focus on Hangouts (video)

Google. No Configuration Needed

googlesystem.blogspot.com
Google usually releases products that don't require a lot of configuration. Sometimes Google's services try to be clever and use some existing data to derive the settings. Here are some examples of features that would normally require user input, but Google decided that it's not necessary:1. Google Desktop has a...
Google. No Configuration Needed

Confirmed: Microsoft retiring Messenger, shifting to Skype

www.geekwire.com
Microsoft’s Skype division this morning confirmed that the company will be retiring its Windows Live Messenger service and shifting users to Skype for instant messaging and video calls. The news, first rumored yesterday, was announced this morning in a post by Tony Bates, the top Skype executive. “We want to...
Confirmed: Microsoft retiring Messenger, shifting to Skype

Airtime now lets you chat with yourself via video posts, revamps buddy list

venturebeat.com
After remaining fairly quiet since its celebrity-laden launch in early June, the Napster co-founders’ social video chat app Airtime is finally getting some new features: now you can make videos of yourself to share with your friends, and they can reply back with their own videos. Developing, refresh for updates....
Airtime now lets you chat with yourself via video posts, revamps buddy list

Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android updates with easier conversation switching

thenextweb.com
If you’re a fan of chatting with your Facebook friends via the iOS or Android versions of its Messenger app, today you’ll get some good news. There’s now an easier way to switch between conversations, via in-app notifications of new messages. The Facebook Messenger app has only been around for...
Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android updates with easier conversation switching

Hands On With The New Facebook And Its Boredom-Killing Feeds [TCTV]

techcrunch.com
[tc_5min code="517693777"] There’s always something else to browse on the redesigned Facebook unveiled today. Instead of churning through the main feed until you hit reruns and leave, Facebook hopes to keep you switching between Photos, Music, and All Friends feeds so you stick around. The design previewed at Facebook’s HQ...
Hands On With The New Facebook And Its Boredom-Killing Feeds [TCTV]

Airtime wakes up from its post-launch slumber with new features including video posts

thenextweb.com
Yes, we know how loud Airtime’s launch was, but we haven’t heard much from the company as of late. We might have found out why today, as the company has announced some new features today. Here’s what Airtime had to say on its blog: We’ve always intended for Airtime to...
Airtime wakes up from its post-launch slumber with new features including video posts

10 Mac Apps Apple Just Destroyed With Mountain Lion (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Most of the new features in Apple's OS X Mountain Lion have to do with a suite of new apps that take advantage of iCloud. And a lot of those apps mimic features from popular third-party ones that we've been using on our Mac for some time now. If...
10 Mac Apps Apple Just Destroyed With Mountain Lion (AAPL)

Microsoft warns Messenger users: Skype deadline coming

www.geekwire.com
Emails were sent out to Windows Live Messenger users today notifying them that the Microsoft is shutting down the chat service on March 15 of this year. We heard about this back in November, but now there is a set date for the elimination of Messenger. It’s the end of the era...
Microsoft warns Messenger users: Skype deadline coming

Microsoft retiring Messenger on March 15th, wants you to use Skype instead

www.engadget.com
While we knew Microsoft Messenger was due to retire sometime in the first quarter of this year, we now have a confirmed date. According to The Next Web, Redmond has informed users via email that they have until March 15th to use the IM platform, after which they will...
Microsoft retiring Messenger on March 15th, wants you to use Skype instead

Skype for Windows Phone update 'temporarily' kills People Hub integration

www.engadget.com
Earlier this week Microsoft updated its Skype for Windows Phone application. Making good on its plans to retire Messenger, users can now IM their buddy list from within the app. In addition, the new software push adds the ability to receive calls and messages while Skype is closed, but...
Skype for Windows Phone update 'temporarily' kills People Hub integration
The WebRTC Faceoff: Skype vs. Facebook

Facebook Home's immediate future: buddy lists, an app dock, folders and more

www.engadget.com
Facebook Home and the First phone to ship with it on board were revealed just over a month ago, and in the time since, the Home team has been hard at work improving the platform. Today at Facebook HQ we got to check in with Cory Ondrejka, Director of...
Facebook Home's immediate future: buddy lists, an app dock, folders and more

Facebook Messenger 1.8 for iPhone and Android adds online buddy list, quick switching between conversations

www.theverge.com
Facebook Messenger for iOS and Android just hit version 1.8, bringing a few slick new features like fast conversation switching, swipe-to-delete for specific messages, and a built-in buddy list for who's "online" when you start a new conversation. The updates should roll out over the next hour or so,...
Facebook Messenger 1.8 for iPhone and Android adds online buddy list, quick switching between conversations
Why Does The New Google+ Use So Much Whitespace?

Airtime Failed To Go Viral. Now It's Betting On Video Posts And Twitter To Help It Take Off

techcrunch.com
Airtime planned to reach millions through real-time Facebook Chat invites to video calls. But private messages can’t go viral, so two months after launch it’s hoping for growth through public video posts to Twitter and Facebook. Since AppData shows Airtime as having just 1000 daily and 90,000 monthly actives, finding a...
Airtime Failed To Go Viral. Now It's Betting On Video Posts And Twitter To Help It Take Off

Premium IM Client, Beejive IM, Now Available for iPad

www.148apps.com
We adored Beejive IM for iPhone when we last looked at it back in November, giving it a 5/5 star rating. And rightly so—Beejive is a premium chat app with a gigantic suite of features, touting everything from a slick interface to push notifications to support for multiple accounts and...
Premium IM Client, Beejive IM, Now Available for iPad

Airtime testing new video post features, improved buddy list

www.engadget.com
Remember Airtime, the Facebook-integrated video calling / media sharing service with a Chatroulette flavor? Well if not, we don't blame you -- usage stats suggest it hasn't quite taken off, but maybe the new features it's testing will secure a few more fans. No longer is the service restricted...
Airtime testing new video post features, improved buddy list
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?