FireChat

Open Garden wants to give you tokens for sharing your internet connection

Open Garden launched its mesh networking platform at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012. Since then, the company has gone through a few iterations and found unexpected success in its Firechat offline messagin

FireChat brings private group chat to its off-grid messaging service

FireChat, the messaging service from Disrupt Battlefield finalist Open Garden that allows you to chat with people around you even when there is no regular Internet connection, is getting a major updat

FireChat Alerts could help spread vital information in offline and disaster-stricken areas

Decentralized chat app FireChat is adding a new feature that could help disseminate critical info like storm warnings, health advisories and so on when the normal communications grid is down. Truth be

FireChat’s Off-Grid Messenger Gets Smart Private Messaging Feature

FireChat, Disrupt alum Open Garden's popular off-the-grid messaging app, is getting a major update today that introduces private messaging that can even bridge local networks. The major innovation of

Firechat Gets Verified Accounts As Usage Skyrockets During Hong Kong Protests

Firechat, Open Garden's mobile chat app that uses a mesh network to let you chat with the people around you even when there is no Internet connection, has seen a huge uptick in usage wherever there is

Firechat Enables Cross-Platform, Off-The-Grid Chat Between iOS And Android

Open Garden's Firechat was one of the first -- if not the first -- application to make use of Apple's new multi-peer mesh networking capabilities. This enabled its users to anonymously chat with each

FireChat For iOS Is A Hyperlocal Anonymous Chat Network That Doesn’t Need An Internet Connection

We all know that chat apps are pretty hot right now and there are plenty of companies hoping for a WhatsApp-like exit. For the most part, all of those apps are pretty similar, but FireChat, which is l