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Nimbuzz announced for Toshiba TG01

Nimbuzz announced for Toshiba TG01

By 16 February 2009

Nimbuzz has announced that it is to develop an "optimised" version of its social messaging application for Toshiba's new TG01 smartphone. Nimbuzz's messaging application is said to "integrate effortlessly with an individual's sophisticated and 'hyper-connected'... >>

Vodafone comp to see "instant messaging millionaires"

Vodafone comp to see "instant messaging millionaires"

By 13 February 2009

Vodafone is offering its UK customers the chance to win the cash equivalent of one million instant messages. Vodafone says it is looking to make three customers "instant messaging millionaires" by the end of next month. Customers aged over 16 will be... >>

Virgin Mobile offers free Windows Live Messenger

Virgin Mobile offers free Windows Live Messenger

By 9 December 2008

Virgin Mobile has announced the launch of Windows Live Messenger service for their new and existing customers on selected handsets. Virgin Mobile will provide the service, either pre-loaded or downloadable, onto a customer’s mobile, and it will be free... >>

Sony Ericsson launches new Xperia panels

Sony Ericsson launches new Xperia panels

By 26 November 2008

Sony Ericsson has launched two new "panels" for the Xperia X1, teaming up with Facebook and Microsoft Windows Live. The new Facebook application built for Sony Ericsson uses the panel-based interface of the Xperia X1 to deliver an "intuitive" version... >>

Microsoft Windows Live updated

Microsoft Windows Live updated

By 13 November 2008

Microsoft has realised that it is unable to take on the combined force of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and instead decided to become an aggregator of content with its latest update to its Windows Live service. "It's about keeping... >>

3 updates Skype and Windows Live Messenger

3 updates Skype and Windows Live Messenger

By 30 October 2008

3 has announced it has updated its Skype and Windows Live Messenger applications available on its mobile phones. Skype allows 3 users to make calls and send messages, just like on a normal mobile, to anywhere in the world for free, as long as you and... >>

Microsoft offers "Minimise Me" personalised emoticons

Microsoft offers "Minimise Me" personalised emoticons

By 17 July 2008

Users of Windows Live Messenger will now be able to create emoticons of themselves thanks to a new campaign launched today by Microsoft called "Minimise Me". Minimise Me (www.minimise-me.com) lets users build and customise their own miniature characters... >>

Creative launches Zen X-Fi

Creative launches Zen X-Fi

By 10 July 2008

After what seems like months of rumours and leaks, Creative has finally launched its latest Zen media player, the X-Fi. With roughly the same design as the Zen, plus the keypad for typing, it has a 2.5-inch display and gets built-in speakers to boot.... >>

LG KS360 QWERTY messenger phone announced for UK

LG KS360 QWERTY messenger phone announced for UK

By 9 July 2008

Revealed for Asian markers back in June, LG has announced the UK launch of the KS360, specifically designed for a younger audience with the big selling point of messaging on the move. The Sidekick-rivaling KS360's sliding QWERTY keypad and messaging features... >>

Google Talk released for iPhone and iPod touch

Google Talk released for iPhone and iPod touch

By 3 July 2008

Google has just released a new version of Google Talk for the iPhone and iPod touch. Users need just to go to www.google.com/talk, sign in and start chatting. Google Talk runs entirely in the browser so there's no need to download or install anything.... >>