I was a bit grumpy the other day at work.
I had just discovered Skype (I know I know… slow adopter) and wanted to get it on my work laptop so that I could communicate with my near and dear while spending weeks on the road and also because I can see it would be a useful tool for my work.
Anyway IT were a bit wary and fair enough, it’s their network.
As luck would have it I was given a webcam and headset and a nifty little set it is too as this laptop is a pretty basic model.
So the other night I plugged it all in and decided to try gmail video chat.
And guess what?
It actually worked!
And it was easy, and I didn’t need a special program.
Okay the quality isn’t as good as Skype but it’s good enough and I’m stoked.
So Google – thank you.
You have met my needs once again and I’m not above given credit where credit is due.