Google takes on Slack, splits Hangouts into Chat and Meet

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[Update] – Hangouts Meet apk is now available.

Google is challenging Slack with two new messaging apps. The company has split Hangouts into two chat apps – Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat. Former is a video conferencing app while latter is messaging app similar to Slack. Continue reading “Google takes on Slack, splits Hangouts into Chat and Meet”

Ever wanted to search while chatting? – Now you can with Google’s Allo app

Google Allo

Google I/O 2016 is going on at full swing and we already have quite a few interesting announcements.  Allo is a chatting app made by Google and announced at I/O 2016.

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Skype for iPhone updated with faster chat and photo saving feature

Skype has updated iPhone app with an array of features based on user suggestions. The app gets an improved chat experience as chats will now load quickly after tapping a new message notification.

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Line app for Android and iOS gets ‘Hidden Chat’ feature

Line has updated its mobile apps on Android and iOS with feature similar to Snapchat. The Japanese chat messenger has added a ‘Hidden Chat’ feature that enables users to send messages and photos that disappear after a limited time.

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Facebook v10.2.1 update brings Facebook Chat to BB10

The Facebook application for BB10 just got a fairly major update that adds some much needed features. Alongside the usual bug fixes that bring quicker newsfeed scrolling, you get a refreshed interface. The biggest addition however has to be Facebook Chat. Like on other platforms, you’ll be able to see when a friend is typing a message and search within the chat list.

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Samsung Chat 322 Review

In the market for a dual SIM device ? Want decent social networking abilities as well ? And what if you want both on a budget ? Read on for FoneArena’s review of the Samsung Chat 322 (Ch@t 322) which should satisfy all your requirements and maybe a bit more !

Download Nimbuzz for Nokia 5800

Nimbuzz recently launched a S60V5 edition of their messenger application to support 5800 and the upcoming N97. For the uninitiated people, Nimbuzz is an IM / VoIP application that supports Skype, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, ICQ, AIM, GoogleTalk, Facebook, MySpace, Jabber etc. The appearance and UI of this application looks a lot similar to the the Fring Application but feature wise, this application has more features as compared to Fring. However like Fring, Nimbuzz Application is also completely free to download and use.

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3 Free Chat Applications for Nokia 5800

Though there are a lot of mobile applications for chat, only few currently support Nokia 5800. Therefore I thought, why not make a list of applications which supports Nokia 5800 and also supports multi IM networks.

Here is a list of 3 such applications which has 5800 support and also caters to all the prominent IM Networks like GTalk, Skype, Yahoo, MSN etc.

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Nokia Contacts on Ovi Database Fails User Data Lost

Well when a Service is in Beta , anything can happen be it a big company’s product or small company.

Incase you are using Nokia’s Contacts on Ovi (Nokia Chat) Service , bad news is that the Contacts Database has failed and Data after Jan 23rd 2009 is Lost .

Nokia posted a brief explanation on its blog about the database crash

via Nokia Beta Labs

Chat On Mobiles with Facebook Support

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I’m happy to announce ebuddy just pushed the button; now have a brand new version now available! Want to have a look? No need to wait a single minute, simply open your mobile browser, go to get.ebuddy.com and off you go! The most important new features we’ve added are:

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As of today, you can chat on Facebook and ICQ from our Mobile Messenger

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