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34 Best Telemedicine Apps for Providers and Patients

In the recent past, telemedicine peeked its head into the world as an obvious solution for healthcare providers to save money and see more patients. But, before the global Coronavirus pandemic, virtual healthcare visits were not covered by most insurance providers in the United S…

Firebase Alternative: Building Chat With Firebase vs. Stream

We have recently noticed an influx of individuals searching for alternatives to building chat messaging applications on Firebase. It’s important to note that Firebase is a multi-use tool for developers to build just about anything quickly but does not take into account the cost w…

A Guide to White-Label Chat

Read on if you find yourself in this position, and want to learn more about the space and options available. 👍 What Is White-Label Chat White-label chat is considered any chat solution provided by a chat vendor that doesn’t show the vendor’s logo, domain, or any other type of ve…

Stream Chat vs. Twilio Chat

Chat and messaging are becoming ever-more critical for application success. When searching for a provider to enable in-app chat, you might compare Stream Chat with Twilio Chat. Twilio is a monster in the space of API-driven SMS support and email (through their acquisition of Send…

Review: SendBird vs. Stream

Chat and messaging are critical components of your application. When searching for a provider to enable in-app messaging, you might compare Stream Chat with SendBird. Stream and Sendbird are the two most commonly used chat APIs, and both are solid options for your application. In…

Product Comparison: Stream vs. Layer

Update: Layer has shut down their API. Read about how to migrate from Layer and read our own thoughts about it. Chat and messaging are critical components to application success. When searching for a provider to enable in-app chat, you might compare Chat by Stream with Layer’s ch…

Product Comparison: Stream vs. PubNub

Chat and messaging are critical components for application success. When searching for a provider to enable in-app chat, you might compare Stream Chat with PubNub. PubNub is an enterprise-grade lower-level pub/sub solution (hence the name PubNub). In late 2019 they officially rel…

Pusher Chatkit Alternative: Stream vs. Pusher

When searching for a provider to enable in-app messaging, you might compare Chat by Stream with Pusher’s Chatkit.

Algolia Review – A Hosted Search API Reviewed

Today we’re reviewing Algolia. This blog post is part of our review series where we uncover best-of-class SaaS solutions for developers. Reviewing other API services helps us come up with ideas for improving Stream, our API for building scalable and perisonalized feeds. You can t…

Imgix Review – Image Processing as a Service Reviewed

_Today we’re reviewing Imgix. This blog post is part of our review series where we uncover best-of-class SaaS solutions for developers. Reviewing other API services helps us come up with ideas for improving Stream, our API for building scalable and personalized feeds. You can try…