DUALVIEW offers a new 21 day trial, software program for streaming your web-cam, again I have yet to install this software, and give it a good test.
While I am on the subject of web-cams - keep in mind - if you have a video capture card which has analog or SVHS inputs you can send your home tapes over the internet. You will hook up your VCR to the card input and simply play your tape. You may be able to plug your camera into the VCR and when not playing a tape you will send the image from your camera.
You are going to be out in the world when you chat so you need a way to make sure you are safe.
HOUSECALL Trend Micro is a virus protection company - the linked site is an online detection and cleaning program. They are up-to-date, this site will allow you to remove any virus or trojan on your computer. Its is a free service I use it frequently.
Unlike simply surfing, or getting email, when you chat you sometimes give opportunities to other chatters to have access to you and your computer. When you allow this by accepting files, photos, gestures - there is always a possibility you are also accepting a trojan or a virus. I dont want you to be too worried about this, but like outside life you can pick up something. Give your computer the 'Flu' so to speak. I will get into firewalls a little later and give you addresses so you can download one or more if you want them.
1. Audio and video Chat.
2. Audio and video downloads for your pages.
3. Free telephone sites.
DIALPAD free long distance telephone calls anywhere in the nation using your computer -you must have a audio card - speakers and microphone - or a headset.
4. Free ISP sites.
5. Various Chat sites
6. Game Sites
I do CHAT, and have made friends with people all over the world. My morning routine is to CHAT with a group over coffee in the morning.Chatting is an addictive hobby, and you can get caught up with it. Yet at the same time a good chat room will expose the beginning surfer to the navigation of the InternetEXCITE CHAT is an excellent chat room site.
The people you meet in the Chat rooms will help you and answer questions. Also I have included on the Links page a number of Internet tutorials and resource sites to help you in the building of pages.
HTML is the language or coding used to construct a page HTMLGoodies is the all round best tutorial, you will be able to follow their instruction easily.
This site THE WOLF REFUGE will give you some good advice on how to deal with your emotions, and romance when you meet people in chat.