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IM+ for BlackBerry updated to 10.1

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Instant Messaging suite IM+ for BlackBerry has been updated. The full-featured Messaging app plugs into all the popular IM clients into a single all-in-one app.

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IMO Launches Multi-Protocol Instant Messaging Client

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Imo.im has launched their multi-protocol instant messaging app for BlackBerry. Also available on Android and iPhone, imo is a web-based communications service that enables users to hold text, voice and video chats across multiple instant messaging protocols.

The Beta app currently supports MSN, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, Facebook, AIM/ICQ, Jabber, MySpace and Hyves with more features being added in the coming weeks. This web-based instant messanging suite supports concurrent sessions so you can be logged in on the desktop and on your phone simultaneously.

Appearing in BlackBerry App World soon, imo is currently available as an over-the-air download.

Nimbuzz Updated with Contact Suggestions and Facebook Connect

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Nimbuzz has recently been updated to version 1.3 with more ways to discover other Nimbuzz users. Nimbuzz is a free IM app that features quite a few clients such as AIM, Google Talk, MSN, Skype as well as Facebook. New features in 1.3 include:

  • Chat history – so you can continue your chats where you left off.
  • Facebook connect – no more disconnecting errors!
  • See which of your phone contacts are already using Nimbuzz and when they are online
  • Send free SMS text message invites to your phone contacts so they can join Nimbuzz

Nimbuzz’s blog goes into more detail about the Facebook Connect feature and how it improves the app:
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BlackBerry Beta Zone Open Invitation for IM Apps

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The BlackBerry Beta Zone is running an open beta for all members to try the latest versions of the first party instant messaging services. It seems all the betas are maintenance releases which means it’s not all that exciting to get involved.
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Free IM Aggregator Nimbuzz for Blackberry Updated

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Nimbuzz is a free IM app that features quite a few clients such as AIM, Google Talk, MSN, Skype as well as Facebook. They let us know that the app has been updated, with the connection issue for OS 5.0 resolved. Features include:

  • Runs in background.
  • Connects all your friends: Put all your friends in one place, check their status updates, and chat right from the buddy list.
  • Home screen notifications: You wont miss anything, a red dot will show up on the letf corner of your screen everytime you get a new message.
  • Auto-reconnects: for switching between 3G, 2G and Wifi networks.
  • “Clickable” URL’s: Share links and websites with your friends! No need to retype web addresses.
  • Sound profiles – your notifications can be customized, so you can make them personal.
  • Save money on text messages with free Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz messaging.
  • Free!

Try Nimbuzz in App World.

Verizon Pushes Social Beat to Users – Download Links Provided

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Social Beat is a really cool app for those who don’t have invites for Social Scope. Actually, it’s arguably better than Social Scope. The app connects you to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Gmail, Google Talk and has a list of RSS feeds you can subscribe to. A lot of users have pointed out that you can’t add feeds from sources like Google Reader, and the RSS section is really limited in functionality.

If you’re a Verizon customer, check your Applications folder for the Social Beat app. The app was previously only available for Curve 8530 users, but can now be found on all devices. If you have a Verizon device, but haven’t had it pushed to your Applications folder, you can always resend the service books or use on of the following download links (just substitute the device number):

Download Social Beat for the 9650 (should be called the Bold 9650?).
Download Social Beat for the Curve 8530.
Download Social Beat for the Tour 9630.
Download Social Beat for the Storm 9530.