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AOL AIM Gets Updated

11/16/2011, A New version of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) has just been released on the web (preview.aim.com), desktop (PC/Mac) and mobile phones.  It features significant changes in the user interface. First, the contact list is not that long and monolithic anymore....

Google Disco updated to 2.0

05/23/2011, Google’s group messaging app, Disco is something that not many people have heard about in their lives, despite the app being around for awhile. And today, Google has released an updated version of the cross-platform messenger with some useful new...

Google Talk Guru answers your questions on IM

03/29/2011, If you’re feeling lonely and have nobody to chat with on Gtalk, Google might have the solution for you. They have just launched the Google Talk Guru, the official chat bot on their instant messaging service. While the Talk Guru won’t...

Skype is Down

12/22/2010, We noticed that Skype is down, and according to the real-time chatter on the web, we’re definitely not the only ones. If you can’t use Skype – you’re not alone!  Skype is indeed working to resolve the situation, according to a...

TextOne V2: Open Protocol IM for iPhone

11/16/2010, ProcessOne is launching its new version of its iPhone application TextOne, that allows users to chat and send messages from their phones for free ($0.99/€0.79 flat fee or free ad supported app), like most mobile IM apps. The version 2.0 allows...

Windows Live Messenger for the ZuneHD now available

09/30/2010, ZuneHD owners, listen up! It seems that Windows Live Messenger for the ZuneHD is now available, albeit for selected users only. This software is a full-featured version, so you don’t have to worry about getting something gimped while lacking any...

Trillian For Android Open For Pubic Beta

08/20/2010, With instant messaging (IM) increasingly popular on mobile phones, the need for multi-client messaging applications is growing too. By now most folks who have several IM accounts would have heard of Trillian, which is one of the more popular multi-client...

iFeel_IM offers haptic hugs

04/13/2010, For those who need physical reassurance wherever they are, then you might be interested in the iFeel_IM device – it will work in tandem with your instant messaging (IM) accounts, where the HaptiHeart provides a realistic heartbeat while the HaptiHug...

File transfer now available in Google Chat

03/29/2010, Google has finally made file transfer available in Google Chat, letting you transfer photos, documents and perhaps even small video files, although we are pretty sure that there is a file size cap attached to it as well. Apart from that, web users gain...

IM+ All-In-One Mobile Messenger for BlackBerry

03/01/2010, The IM+ All-In-One Mobile Messenger for BlackBerry is now available with a new version known as the Lite edition, where it is free for download while allowing you to access your MSN, Yahoo!, AIM, Jabber, Google Talk, Facebook, Skype and Twitter among...

EMO ball for IM addicts

09/23/2009, Are you sick and tired of emoticons yet? Well if the answer is in the negative, the EMO ball could be the final nail in the proverbial coffin. Coming in a similar form factor as those once irritating smiley banner advertisements found online, the EMO ball...