Video Rewind: Ariana Huffington’s advice on BlackBerry use – in bed

With the news the Research in Motion is considering raising the curtain on its BlackBerry Messenger program and porting it to other platforms, even more mobile device users may soon be addicted to

Published on: March 17th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Tweet messages from your doctor – the new face of healthcare

When Janel Wood's 9-year-old son recently began experiencing migraines, the working mother decided to try a new company health care program that allowed her to communicate with a doctor through videoconferencing, voice over

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Lucas Mearian

How to keep focus when surrounded by technology distractions

Concentration is defined as giving all of your attention to a subject or--hey wait, I just got a text message.Okay, I'm back. What was I saying?Oh right...something about concentration--a subject that any modern-day

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Christopher Null

How to spy on your kids like a pro

Cell phones, texting, IM, email, Facebook, MySpace--kids are interconnected today in ways hardly imagined two decades ago. But these technology-based communication platforms also enable new forms of an age-old parenting strategy: monitoring your

Published on: April 20th, 2010 Joan Goodchild

Cure desktop clutter with a unified chat client

You're organizing a weekend road trip and chatting with your friend using MSN Messenger when you decide to check with your other friends about their availability.But you know that some of them don't

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Digital Manners: Instant Messaging Etiquette: Five Simple Rules

The popularity of instant messaging has grown exponentially in the past decade, but the communication platform's immediacy presents users with endless opportunities to come off the wrong way. These tips will help you

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Christopher Null

Improve online chat with these 8 free downloads

The world of instant messaging is crowded and becoming even more so. It began with ICQ (does anybody use it today?), which was closely followed by AIM, MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger. More

Published on: February 2nd, 2009 Howard Wen

Mitel exec predicts physical security passes will be used to help with instant messaging

Video communications will never replace all face-to-face business meetings, but IT administrators need to be able to divvy out enough bandwidth to the right users so they can talk using their Web cams,

Published on: May 9th, 2006 CN Staff