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Line Messaging App Surpasses 300 Million Registered Users Milestone

11/25/2013, We’re sure by now, you already have chosen your instant messaging application and have been happy with its service for several months. Jumping to a completely new messaging service is a pretty hard decision, especially if those who you chat with don’t...

BitTorrent Chat Looks To Make Instant Messaging More Secure

10/01/2013, We know how important your messages with your wife, husband or significant other is, especially when they involve such important things as deciding what to do about dinner as well as reminding them to pick up milk on the way home. Keeping them personal...

iOS code string could indicate instant messaging unification

11/17/2011, With the introduction of the iMessage feature in iOS 5, it is clear that Apple has plans to integrate some of their messaging services into a unified solution that will work across the board on both iOS and Mac, and thanks to a recent string of code...

HTC ChaCha in China drops Facebook for QQ

09/16/2011, For those unfamiliar with the HTC ChaCha, it is an Android handset that is reminiscent of the Blackberry’s design, featuring a QWERTY keyboard and more importantly – Facebook integration. It is the first HTC handset that has been touted as a...

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...

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...

AOL Sells ICQ For $187.5m

04/28/2010, Folks who were around during the beginning of instant messaging will remember ICQ, which set the standard for instant messaging back then. AOL acquired Mirabilis, the Israeli-based company who came up with the program, back in 1996 for $407 million, and...

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...

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...