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Nimbuzz launches native BlackBerry app

Nimbuzz launches native BlackBerry app

By 4 December 2009

Nimbuzz has announced the launch of a new app for BlackBerry smartphones, said to be the first to run as a native application on the device, enabling users to connect with each other via their social networks. The native functionality allows Nimbuzz to... >>

Windows Live Messenger hits Nokia Messaging

Windows Live Messenger hits Nokia Messaging

By 20 November 2009

Windows Live Messenger is now available via the Nokia Messaging Chat application straight from compatible phone's homescreens. This first instalment of Windows Live Messenger for Nokia Messaging includes tabbed chat windows, the ability to call directly... >>

Email extinction predicted in 10 years

Email extinction predicted in 10 years

By 18 November 2009

Email extinction could be a reality in the next 10 years, says TalkTalk, proclaiming the younger generation has no need for such long-winded communication. No doubt echoing similar studies from 10 years ago that predicted the absolute death of snail mail,... >>

Nimbuzz launches on Android App market

Nimbuzz launches on Android App market

By 12 August 2009

Nimbuzz has announced that its instant messaging aggregation software is now available for Android handsets like the G1, HTC Magic, and HTC Hero. It has a number of features that are unique for Android users. The app pushes homescreen notifications to... >>

Microsoft celebrates Windows Live Messenger's 10th birthday

Microsoft celebrates Windows Live Messenger's 10th birthday

By 22 July 2009

What's now known as Microsoft Windows Live Messenger is celebrating its 10th birthday today. Launched on this day back in 1999 as MSN Messenger Service, Microsoft boasts that within 60 days of the debut, an impressive 2.4 million people had sent their... >>

Blogger seduces Castro's son via online chats

Blogger seduces Castro's son via online chats

By 15 June 2009

A Florida-based Cuban exile blogger called Luis Dominguez has managed to penetrate the tight security cordon around the Castro family by posing as a Columbian sports journalist. Dominguez says that he used Antonio Castro's alleged weakness for young women... >>

Facebook friend lists now work in chat

Facebook friend lists now work in chat

By 12 May 2009

Do you want to be online with your mates on Facebook, but appear offline with your work colleagues? You can now do that by using Facebook's "friend lists" to filter your connections in the social networking site's chat application. Apparently a much requested... >>

Adium announces Twitter support

Adium announces Twitter support

By 13 March 2009

Adium, the free instant messaging client for Mac OS X users, has announced it is working on Twitter support for its next update. The program currently provides users with a one stop shop for all their communication needs, with the ability to access services... >>

VIDEO: fring for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

VIDEO: fring for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

By 4 March 2009

fring has announced the launch of a new version of its "social community and communication service" for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. Particularly topical, considering the reported furore over the Nokia N97 getting the Skype VoIP app, the fring app will... >>

3 and Sony Ericsson to offer enhanced Cyber-shot C510

3 and Sony Ericsson to offer enhanced Cyber-shot C510

By 16 February 2009

3 and Sony Ericsson have announced a partnership to bring "enhanced" versions of Facebook, Windows Live Messenger and YouTube uploader tool to mobile internet users. with the claim of taking popular social networking applications and integrating them... >>