iPhone and iPad apps tagged "instant messaging."
TwitChat, the Instant Messaging App for Twitter, Launches for iPhone
TwitChat, a social networking app for Twitter, launched both free and paid iPhone versions this week in the App Store. The innovative app is a revolution in the mobile Twitter experience.
Beejive IM 3.0 Shows Promise
Beejive IM 3.0 With Push has the potential to expand the iPhone's instant messaging capabilities. Despite a few bugs, it has some great features that IM power users should consider.
Beejive contains all major instant messaging applications: AIM, Google Talk, Facebook, Yahoo, ICQ, MSN, etc.
AIM Frees Your Instant Messaging
AIM - Instant messaging has never been one of the iPhone's strengths. Apple's limitations on allowing apps to run in the background means that you can't receive an IM notification while you are working within another program. Close it down, and you are off-line.
Blogstreet Buzzes with Rumors of Push Notification's Whereabouts
I've asked several developers what they would like to see in Apple's next software development kit and more than a few have answered "push notification services." What's the big deal?
"Push notification" is dev-speak for "I would like to run apps in the background, pretty please.
BeeJive, When IM Matters More than Anything Else
There's been a lot of buzz about Beejive's BeeJiveIM lately. That's easy to understand because BeeJiveIM with Push is a very capable IM app. It puts everything IM-ish under one roof, which other IM apps don't do quite as well.
Pinger Phone Wraps It all Up in One Integrated Package
Pinger Phone is designed to integrate instant messaging and social networking into the iPhone experience, says Joe Sipher, a co-founder of Pinger. IM offers presence (the ability to know who is actively online), is faster and can be cheaper than text messaging, Sipher argues.
IM+ Chat Program Falls Flat
There seems to be a new chat program popping up every other month and old screen names we can’t get rid of. In today’s chat market it’s hard to find a good utility or an app that offers total integration between all of the old programs that have emerged over the years and the new ones.
Nimbuzz Gives Off a Good Vibe, When It Works
That humming sound you hear is not tinnitus. It’s the noise being generated by Nimbuzz, one of the newest apps on the App Store shelf.
AOL Instant Messenger -- needs the Next Gen Firmware
AOL Instant Messenger for iPhone is a fine product, and works just the way you would expect it to -- with one major flaw: unless the application is open (and currently you can have exactly one application open at a time), you don't get alerted when you receive a message.