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HipChat is a new private chat service for companies and teams

There was a time when having a chat client on your computer at work was considered a no-no. These days, if you're not available via some sort of online chat or instant messaging, you're just not moving at the speed of business. Many companies have begun using open instant messaging services for their internal discussions, but there are a couple of downsides to this approach. The first is a lack of...

Propane: a beautiful desktop client for Campfire

Propane is a beautiful, Mac-only desktop client for Campfire by 37signals. Working on a remote team, one of the core tools in maintaing a cohesive work environment is group chat. Out of the myriad options I keep coming back to Campfire as my chatroom of choice. The archiving, file sharing and integration with Basecamp (our project management tool of choice) make it stand above the other...

Haystack helps web designers and clients find each other

Finding a web designer is a terrifying proposition for many people. How do you find someone qualified? It's not like there's a directory out there that lets you quickly browse and compare examples of work from various web designers to narrow down your set of choices quickly, and can help you get in touch with the one you choose. Well, actually, now there is. And if that sounds like a good idea,...

Download Squad Week in Review

Been so busy waiting for your American Airlines flight to actually take off that you haven't had time to catch up on the week's other news? Wait, that doesn't make sense. You've had nothing but time on your hands. Aww, whatever. Here are some of our favorite stories from the past week. No excuses necessary. Flickr launches video uploads We've been expecting Flickr to add a video upload feature to...

HuddleChat is dead, long live Campfire

That certainly didn't take long. Just a day after going live, HuddleChat is no more. HuddleChat was a web-based multi-user chat room utilizing the new Google App Engine. It bore a striking resemblance to Campfire, a similar application from 37signals. The main difference was that Campfire used a freemium model (free for up to 4 users, fee for more users), while HuddleChat was completely free. ...

HuddleChat: It's like Campfire, but free

A lot of folks say that Google's new App Engine is basically a free clone of Amazon's Web Services. And they're pretty much right. So we probably shouldn't be surprised to find that some of the applications already making use of Google App Engine are free clones of other popular programs. HuddleChat is a web-based mult-user chat application built with Google's App Engine. And it's almost...

Pyro: Desktop Campfire client for OS X

37signals' web-based business chat app Campfire has taken off pretty quickly, to the point that some folks are creating dedicated apps to work with it, like Pyro. Pyro is an app for Mac OS X whose creators describe as a "site-specific browser," meaning it's a desktop program that wraps around the web-based app and provides additional OS integration. Specifically, Pyro gives Campfire its...

37signals launches Campfire: "Easy group chat for business"

37signals, creators of web-based business software Basecamp and Backpack, have launched Campfire, their latest online collaboration tool. Campfire is a web-based real-time chat service for business use. Campfire advertises itself as a solution superior to IM in a number of ways, including permanent URLs for every chat (no fiddling with invites), reliable web-based file transfers, transcript...