Chapp Is A Real-Time Chat Platform For On-Topic Chatting In The Browser

Canadian digital design agency smashLAB is having a go at building a new topic-based chat platform which emulates some of the functionality of IRC but makes it more accessible to mainstream users, wit

IRC Has Lost 60% Of Its Users Since 2003, But Life As A Robot Is Just Beginning

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) has lost 60 percent of its users, going from 1 million in 2003 to about 400,000 today. And IRC channels? In 2003 there were 500,000; now there is half that number. This is du

Random software recommendation: Linkinus, the IRC app for Mac OS X

Here’s a random software recommendation for Mac OS X users. A ProTip, if you will. If you’re into IRC at all, you should check out Linkinus, which is developed by Conceited Software. I bou

Native AIM and IRC Apps Available for iPhone

No more futzing with Safari IM solutions, kids. The iPhone has it’s own native messaging apps. First, there’s Apolloim, a super beta AIM client for the iPhone. It seems to work, but it&#82