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Yahoo! Messenger Released For The Blackberry

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Yahoo! Inc. and Research In Motion today announced the availability of Yahoo! Messenger on Blackberry handhelds. The Yahoo! Messenger application leverages BlackBerry “push” technology to deliver instant messaging for Blackberry mobile customers. With Yahoo! Messenger available for BlackBerry devices, your Yahoo! instant messaging comes with you while you’re on the go! Communicate with other Yahoo! Messenger users, whether they’re using desktop computers, a BlackBerry device, or another mobile device.

Most of the features in the regular desktop Yahoo! Messenger client is available on the Blackberry version, including emoticon support, contact list management, shortcuts, and added new features including the ability to set message notification like a tone or vibrate.

To learn more visit:
http://www.blackberry.com/products/service/im.shtml

*Note: At this time, the download link is broken.

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5 Responses to “Yahoo! Messenger Released For The Blackberry”

  1. myles
    September 27th, 2005 12:32
    1

    looks like they aren’t quite ready yet? link so far just splashes a page to effectively say, “coming soon”

  2. ··metaCOREtex··
    September 29th, 2005 22:54
    2

    it is posted now .. but u MUST have a rogers or nextel bb to grab it :(

  3. Paul
    October 3rd, 2005 15:43
    3

    I’ve got a Nextel, but the install never finishes, it just hangs when trying to get information from the BB. It requires System software version 4.02…

  4. natz
    December 31st, 2005 03:40
    4

    it’s either blackberry or yahoo messenger sucks! (or both)…. It doesn’t install with my BB

    Error

    An unspecified error has occurred.

  5. Ellyn
    August 24th, 2006 10:26
    5

    Can’t download it from bb’s site just gives an error message. 8/24/06

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