Webware 100 Finalists


Communications


AIM

One of the oldest Internet chat protocols, not to mention a name that's become synonymous with chatting.
http://www.aim.com

CallWave

Access your voice mail through your e-mail service.
http://www.callwave.com

Dodgeball

Dodgeball is a mobile communication tool that lets you send out SMS messages to individuals or groups with a dash of social networking.
http://www.dodgeball.com

Earth Class Mail

Formerly Remote Control Mail, Earth Class mail takes your physical mail and scans it, making it available to read online from anywhere, using e-mail.
http://www.remotecontrolmail.com

Eyejot

Eyejot is a video-messaging service that allows you to send and receive video messages as you would e-mail.
http://eyejot.com

FON

FON is a Wi-Fi sharing network where users with Wi-Fi join forces to share their wireless connections with other FON users.
http://www.fon.com/en

Foonz

Foonz is a group calling platform for making conference calls without dealing with carrier restrictions.
http://foonz.com

Gmail

Google's e-mail service. Gmail was one of the first sites to offer users 1GB of storage and now offers nearly triple that amount.
http://www.gmail.com

Google Talk

Google's crack at instant messaging. Google Talk began as a software program and has now been integrated into Gmail and iGoogle, too.
http://www.google.com/talk

GrandCentral

Grandcentral acts as online voice mail. Users can create customized mailboxes and call filters, as well as manage all their voice mail online.
http://grandcentral.com

Jabber

Jabber is both a chat client protocol and a standalone application for talking to others. It's used in Google Talk and other chat services.
http://www.jabber.com

Jaiku

Jaiku is a microblogging and publishing tool. Users can publish small bits of content from their mobile phone or Web browser, as well as keep track of other users by subscribing to each other's feeds.
http://jaiku.com

Jangl

Jangl lets you put a voice mail inbox on blogs, Web sites, and social-networking profiles.
http://jangl.com

Jaxtr

Jaxtr connects your phone to social networks to let people call you while still retaining your anonymity.
http://www.jaxtr.com

Meebo

Meebo is a zero-footprint chat client that works with nearly all the various chat protocols. It looks and feels like a desktop chat application, too.
http://www.meebo.com

Pidgin

Pidgin is an open-source, multiprotocol chat client. It's constantly being worked on by a developer community.
http://www.pidgin.im

Skype

Skype is a VoIP program that lets people chat together for free or at a very low price over the Internet. In recent years, Skype has moved off the computer and onto Skype-enabled mobile handsets.
http://skype.com

Trillian

Trillian is a multiprotocol chat client developed by Cerulean Studios. It was one of the first to enable third-party plug-ins that let you expand the functionality of the program beyond what you get out of the box.
http://ceruleanstudios.com/learn

Twitter

Twitter is a nano-blogging and publishing tool that lets users publish small (140-character) messages. It's also part social network by letting its users create friendships with one another.
http://www.twitter.com

Whisher

Whisher lets you share your Wi-Fi connection, and in return, access other Whishers' Wi-Fi when you're on the move.
http://whisher.com/en/index.php

Windows Live Hotmail

Formerly known as Hotmail, Windows Live Hotmail is Microsoft's free Web mail service.
http://mail.live.com

Windows Live Messenger

Windows Live Messenger is Microsoft's chat program and protocol. Live Messenger was once relegated to PCs but can now be found on cell phones and even video game consoles.
http://messenger.live.com

Yahoo Mail

Yahoo Mail is a free, Web-based e-mail client that emulates the feel of a desktop application with drag-and-drop folders and integrated Yahoo Messenger.
http://mail.yahoo.com

Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo Messenger is a popular chat protocol that's both a standalone application and more recently has become Web-based with its integration into Yahoo Mail.
http://messenger.yahoo.com

Zimbra

Zimbra provides a free on and offline e-mail, notebook, and calendar suite that's open source. You can also sync it up to your mobile devices.
http://www.zimbra.com/


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