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meebo shutting down on July 11 following Google acquisition

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Instant messaging and sharing service Meebo was recently acquired by Google, and that has led to the company’s shutdown next month. Meebo announced today it will suspend services as the team behind the…

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Lilypad HD displays a floating Google Talk window on Android tablets

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Have you ever had to instant message someone while you were trying to do something on a tablet? The notifications on Android allow you to quickly be updated when someone sends a new message, but there may be times…

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GroupMe update shows G+ Huddles aren’t the only game in town

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Since the Google+ Android app introduced Huddles, many Android early adopters abandoned their previous group messaging app. However, an update from GroupMe reminds everyone that Google hasn’t won y…

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Google working on its own BBM clone for Android [Rumor]

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Following Apple’s promise to deliver an iOS 5 messaging platform that mirrors the functionality of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has been hard at work doing t…

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The Best Messaging App for Android is…[Droid vs. Droid]

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Group messaging apps are all the rage right now. Smartphone users want to send group text messages, chat in real-time with friends, share photos or locations, and do much more than the pre-installed apps on the…

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Kik Messenger adds group chat and photos for Android & iOS users

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Kik Messenger, the cross-platform instant messaging app similar to BBM, has updated to include groups and photo sharing. Though Kik suffered a major blow when RIM BlackBerry support was blocked, today̵…

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Kik: the cross-platform IM app exploding in popularity

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Kik Messenger had 30,000 members on October 21. Fast forward to November 3 and that number ballooned to 450,000 members. So how did one instant messaging app get so popular that it increased in size 1,400 percen…

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This is Beejive for Android [Video]

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The beta application for Beejive is going out to more users right now. Though it was originally intended for only 400 people, Beejive has since expanded that testing group to include more Android users who prev…

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Sony Ericsson Launches a New Messaging Service for Android: Hanashi Chat

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Sony Ericsson seems to have taken a liking to Google’s OS: they have released the X10-series of Android devices so far, and now the company is making an effort on the software Market as well with a new instant mess…

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PingChat! is like BBM for Android, BlackBerry, and iPhone

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Over the past week, several family members have marveled at my phone and then asked me what’s my BBM. Then I explain to them that BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) only works on BlackBerry phones, not Android. P…

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Trillian IM app for Android officially announced & coming soon

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Cerulean Studios have recently taken to their blog and offered up some good news — a version of Trillian is coming to Android. And for those who may not be familiar with the Trillian name, its an all-in-one…

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App Review: AIM for Android offers Facebook Chat & AIM, but they can keep it

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App Review: AIM for Android offers Facebook Chat & AIM, but they can keep it

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People in their 20′s probably have fond memories of chatting on AOL Instant Messenger, wasting their youth gossiping about peers or professing their love to middle-school sweethearts. Others may not…

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eBuddy is the mega-instant messaging Android app

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eBuddy is the mega-instant messaging Android app

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Do you have an AOL Instant Messenger screen name? What about MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, and Facebook chat? If you have two or more of either instant messenger service, you might want to g…

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Palringo IM software now available for Android

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Palringo IM software now available for Android

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Palringo instant messenger has been available for sometime now on other mobile platforms such as Windows Mobile and the iPhone, but the good news is that it is now available for Android. For those unfamiliar wi…

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