Skype is one of the most popular VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) services. A drawback in Skype is that it does not have an online client. You have to install a desktop client to chat with your buddies.Here is a simple tool that can help you overcome this drawback.
Imo.im is an online service that helps you to chat with your Skype buddies online. This service allows users to IM, talk and voice chat without actually installing Skype on the computer. Apart from Skype, this service has many more IM protocols such as MSN, Yahoo, Google Talk, AIM, My Space and Facebook.
This service is very simple to use. All you need to do is, go to imo.im. Select the IM protocol you want to use. Enter the corresponding username and password. Start Chatting!
- The Whiteboard feature in this service lets you create drawings, diagrams and text documents in real-time with your friends online.
- You can upload and share your photos with your buddies on your list at firstname.lastname@example.org. It provides about 2GB of free space.
- You can even create broadcasts about your service/ blog using its broadcast feature.
- Another feature that is worth to mention in this service is, you can log on to multiple accounts simultaneously. So you can chat with your Skype buddy while pinging your GTalk buddy.
It is a very good service. It has really cool and simple interface. It does not have any messy ads unlike many other online services. It’ amazing features such as whiteboard and multiple account login provides this a plus point.
Techie-Buzz Rating: 4/5 (Very Good)