• Gtalkr Shuts Down – Possible Google Acquisition

    I just got word that Denver-based Gtalkr shut down yesterday and the founders, brothers Wes and Dudley Carr, have taken jobs at Google. Gtalkr was a really cool Flash desktop/homepage tool that integrated gmail, gtalk and Yahoo maps (Yahoo has a Flash API, Google doesn’t). It launched in November 2005 and had a significant feature update in February. I’m sad to see it go, Gtalkr… Read More

  • Gtalkr's New Features

    Colorado-based Gtalkr originally launched in November 2005 as a Flash based way to access Google Talk, Gmail and Yahoo maps from a website. I drew comparisons to Meebo as well as the Ajax home page crowd (my current list is here). Gtalkr released a ton of new functionality today. First of all, Gtalkr is now extensible, so third parties can easily create and release their own widgets. If… Read More

  • Gtalkr, Flash + Gtalk

    Gtalkr, a flash-based website to access Google’s Gtalk, launched yesterday. It allows you to access your Gtalk instant messaging account without a client, from any computer. Comparisons will inevitably be drawn to Meebo, a similar service, although built on Ajax, that allows users to access a variety of instant messaging services (including gtalk). I wrote about Meebo back in September… Read More