(It's hard to find a webcam without a microphone, actually, but if you're buying a really cheap one, do check!) It's worthwhile going to a large computer store (Comp USA, Compusmart, Future Shop, Best Buy, or whatever's large and near you) to have a look, as they tend to have one of each webcam set up and connected to a computer, so you can compare image quality.Some of the more expensive models do fancy things, like tracking (the camera follows you around the room) and have nice zooms, which may be useful, depending on your intended use.
You may also want a built-in microphone, which is a pretty standard feature.You will need, alas, a webcam if you are to partake in the festivities. If you have a Windows computer, you probably don't have a webcam built-in, and as such will have to buy one. They're sold all over the place, and you get what you pay for.If you have a Mac, you're in luck as long as it's not a Mac mini! To check, click the apple in the top left of your screen. You can pick up a cheap Logitech for 25 dollars, and I wouldn't recommend spending more than 30 dollars until you know you're really a keen webcam person.Tiny Chat is of the largest voice and video chat services on the Internet today.The company boasts that users produce a combined 5 million minutes of airtime per day.