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Drag Songs from iTunes to iChat to Easily Share Music with Friends

Nov 14, 2009 - Leave a Comment

Listening to a great song that you think everyone should hear? You can easily share music with your friends thanks to iChat and iTunes, just drag a song from iTunes into an iChat window and off it goes! This may be Snow Leopard and iTunes 9 only, I don’t recall this feature working in Leopard.

Detect and Add iCal Events Directly from iChat

Nov 13, 2009 - 1 Comment

Did you know that iChat and iCal work very well together? If you’re having a conversation in iChat and you or anyone else mentions a date or a day, you can hover over that mentioned date/day and add an iCal event directly from iChat without ever launching iCal! Try it out yourself with any iChat … Read More

How to Chat on AIM from Behind a Firewall with iChat

May 23, 2007 - 16 Comments

It is not unusual for companies and schools to block certain ports to prevent people from using things like P2P networks and AIM. But the AIM chat protocol is quite popular, so if you want to use it and you find it to be blocked on a network, you can probably get around it by … Read More

Send SMS Text Messages to Cell Phones from AIM on iChat

Feb 16, 2007 - 10 Comments

The title says it all, you can send and receive SMS text messages through AIM, Messages, or iChat by following these simple instructions. If you are so inclined, there is even a simple bash script allowing you to interface with iChat through the command line for such purposes. This is a great tip, and apparently … Read More

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