By Open Garden Inc
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FireChat introduces a new way to chat: "off-the-grid".
Now you can chat with people around you – even if there is no Internet connection or mobile phone coverage.
Please note that FireChat is designed for public communications. It is not meant for private communications. Real names are not required. You may choose pseudonyms. Please exercise discernment when sharing information in chatrooms. Other people will be able to read your messages, your username and full name (just like with tweets).
FireChat enables a new type of communication: 'firechats'. These live and anonymous public chatrooms can gather as many as 10,000 people simultaneously.
You can create your own public 'firechats' for anyone to join about anything that interests you - whether it's the NY Yankees, Game of Thrones, League of Legends or Italian food.
Whether you’re on the beach or in the subway, at a big game or a trade show, camping in the wild or at a concert, or even travelling abroad, simply fire up the app with a friend or two and find out who else is there.
Wait, how does this app work without an Internet connection or any type of mobile coverage? The magic comes from one of Apple’s most advanced technologies: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework, which FireChat is built upon.
Get FireChat and start bringing people together.
We’re Open Garden. Welcome to a new era of open communications.
Please meet us on Twitter @OpenGarden and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OpenGarden.
Please help us improve FireChat and get support: http://forum.opengarden.com
• Instantly chat with anyone around you,
• Works even without any Internet connection or mobile phone coverage ,
• Use the "Nearby" mode for off-the-grid communications, up to 200 feet of your location,
• Off-the-grid communications may be shared online if one device within the range has access to the Internet,
• Multihop capabilities extend the range of peer-to-peer communications,
• See what people are talking about all over the country in the “Everyone” mode,
• Create your own 'firechats’ for live public discussions with up to tens of thousands of simultaneous users
• Join or invite people to any existing 'firechat’ about topics that may interest you
• Choose your own unique username, displayed name and avatar
• No significant impact on battery consumption.
• FireChat is enhanced for iOS 8.
What's New in Version 5.7.1
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- Category: Social Networking
- Updated: 24 February 2015
- Version: 5.7.1
- Size: 6.9 MB
- Languages: Arabic, Dutch, En, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Ko, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Developer: Open Garden, Inc
- © Open Garden Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.