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Microsoft® Windows® XP: Do Amazing Things by Joli Ballew

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Chapter 10. Reaching Across the Globe with a Message

  • Don’t Leave Your Hard Disk Without It—Your Passport

  • Make Contact with the IM World

  • Create a Profile that Speaks Volumes About You

  • Take Your IMing on the Road with Mobile Devices

  • Add Voice and Video to the Mix

  • Share Applications with Someone Miles Away

  • Experience the Ultimate in Technical Support with Remote Assistance

  • Get Alerts to Keep You on Top of It All

Before instant messaging (IMing), the only way to communicate in real time with others without actually being there was by telephone, radio, or walkie-talkie. All of that talking—how times have changed! IM offers an excellent way for you to communicate in real time with coworkers, friends, and family without ever having to say a word. Imagine being ...

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