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Photo Translator: Take a Photo and Instantly Translate Any Text

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SHAPE services currently has a really awesome app that they’re beta testing and looking for your feedback on. The app is called Photo Translator and it lets you take a picture of any text in a variety of languages, and the translation will appear on your device. This is a really helpful tool for anyone who travels a lot, as you could use it in airports, train or bus stations, restaurants etc. With the community’s help, SHAPE could make a really effective mobile translator.

To download the beta app for free, head over to the app’s landing page at this link.

IM+ Updated with BlackBerry Torch Support and Web Integration

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SHAPE Services let us know that they have updated IM+ for BlackBerry and released a special version for the BlackBerry Torch. The company has also updated their product with a new feature that allows you to integrate chat history with IM+ for Web (http://plus.im). Now, you can chat using your BlackBerry application, store chat history on http://plus.im and check it later whenever you want.

Grab the latest version of IM+ from SHAPE Services’ site.

SHAPE Services Updates IM+ Talk and Launches IM+ for Web

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The IM+ Talk app has been updated to version 4.2 with a completely revamped user interface and a new theme, as well as a new Conversations View feature. The app also now has new message indicators included in 4.2. For those who haven’t heard of IM+ Talk, the app enables voice and text communication over Skype and is the closest thing to a Skype app for BlackBerry for non-Verizon users. The app allows for free VOIP calls in WiFi zones and works worldwide on any 3G/GSM/CDMA network

Check out IM+ Talk in the BlackBerryCool store.

Along with this update, SHAPE Services also let us know that they have made their popular IM+ app available in a web version. To access this new web service, head over to http://plus.im and check it out.

Free IM+ Lite App Updated with Completely Revamped User Interface

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Shape Services make an IM aggregrator app that comes in a free version called IM+ Lite. the app lets you connect, AIM, iChat, MSN, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo!, ICQ and more. The app was recently updated with the following:

  • Completely redesigned user interface with new theme available.
  • New UI elements with tabs, new message indicators etc.
  • Convenient history review for all conversations.
  • Improved group chat for MSN and Skype.

Be sure to check out this free app in our store.

Shape Services also offer a paid version of this application which is also in our store.

IM+ All in One Messenger Updated with Themes and Improved Multichat

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Shape Services let us know that they have updated IM+ All in One Messenger for BlackBerry to version 8.5. IM+ is one of the best aggregate IM clients that makes you wish RIM would build something similar natively. Currently, RIM has a variety of first party IM clients that are frustrating to use individually. Also, IM is an integral part of the device and communication, and first party use would make it free, while 3rd party developers have to pay a lot for the IM client license (which drives up the price significantly).

The latest version of IM+ features a completely new redesigned user interface with new themes, improved multichat for MSN and Skype, and convenient history review for all conversations.

You can download IM+ from the store for $39.95 (high price is due to quality and license use). It seems as though the update isn’t available in App World yet as the Desktop version reads 08.04 and the App World client reads version 7.0. Oh, App World…

SHAPE Services Launch Free Version of IM+ Messenger

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SHAPE Services have launched an ad-supported free version of their IM+ app for BlackBerry. The IM+ Lite app gives you access to MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk, AIM, Jabber, ICQ, Facebook, MySpace, Skype and Twitter. The app also features file transfers, online translation and group chats.

This is a very welcomed version of the app as the premium version is $39.95.

Download IM+ for Skype by SHAPE Services for $29.95.

Download IM+ Lite at wap.shapeservices.com.