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Quick Guides

I love a good quick reference chart, so here it is!  It’s a work in progress, but by the end I hope to have a great chart of all the technologies that can help you with your extracurricular activities, complete with links to the articles that will give you more detail.

AIMGTalkMSNYahooICQFacebook IM
PlatformsWindows, Mac, WebWindows, Web, Mac via alternate IMsWindows, MacWindows, Mac, WebWindows, Mac, WebWeb
Can Disable LoggingYesLogs to Gmail account, can disable and also go 'off the record'?YesYes?Chat log only exists until you close window?
Alternate NotificationsIM to SMS (mobile)Can receive emails when someone IMs you and you're offline?SMS?SMS?No
Invisible ModeYesNo? Some multi-IMs show it as an option, but not GTalk itself.Yes, by groupYes, global or per contact 'stealth' settingsYesNo?
Text ChatYesYesYesYesYesYes
Voice ChatYesYesOnly with videoYesYes?No
Video ChatYesYes, via web and plugin, not via GTalk clientYes, live or video messagesYesYesNo (coming via Skype?)
Support Alternate ProfilesNoNoNoYes, but primary profile is default. Make sure you send from the correct profileNo
HTA GuideGuide
AIMGTalkMSNYahooFacebook IM
Platforms
Can Disable Logging
Email Notification of Messages
Invisible Mode
Text Chat
Voice Chat
Video Chat
Support Alternate Profiles
ooVoofringTangoFacetimeQikKnocking
Platforms
Can Disable Logging
Email Notification of Messages
Invisible Mode
Text Chat
Voice Chat
Video Chat
Support Alternate Profiles
TrilliantBeeJivePalringo
Platforms
Can Disable Logging
Email Notification of Messages
Invisible Mode
Text Chat
Voice Chat
Video Chat
Support Alternate Profiles
KikWhatApp?
Platforms
Can Disable Logging
Email Notification of Messages
Invisible Mode
Text Chat
Voice Chat
Video Chat
Support Alternate Profiles
SkypeooVooComcastEarthlinkGTalkGoogle VoiceYahoo
Platforms
Can Disable Logging
Email Notification of Messages
Invisible Mode
Text Chat
Voice Chat
Video Chat
Support Alternate Profiles

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