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Hello Google Allo

For some odd reason I’ve now got that Adele song stuck in my head. Y’know.. “Hello, it’s me I was wondering if after all these years you’d like to meet To go over everything….” That’s it. It’s stuck in your head now. In a few minutes you’ll be …

ChatSim Review

I saw these guys at Mobile World Congress and their offering is certainly an interesting one, and remarkably simple too.. Start with the ChatSim chat plan. It’s €10 a year and this will let you send unlimited and free text messages and emoji anywhere in the world. Wait …

WhatsApp becomes free a FreeApp

This is a messaging app which has become hugely successful. Most have installed it without considering the tiny cost which is levied after a year of use. Even with that cost, it’s still way cheaper than sending video and pictures through MMS. Now the owners of WhatsApp, a …

BBM arrives for Android and iPhone. World continues turning.

Remember when we all watched those big TV’s? They were big, heavy and you had to get two people just to carry the thing. Remember teletext? Oh how we laughed…. In those old days we used something called “BBM” which people, who owned BlackBerry handsets, used to communicate …

Talk.to Windows Phone Messenger for Google Talk and Facebook

Talk.to is a free Windows Phone IM client for Google Talk, Facebook Messages and SMS in US, Canada & India, as well as being its own messenger platform between Talk.to clients. The Windows Phone version has just been updated to become the first free IM client that does …

Google Hangouts – now featuring SMS?

The dust is settling after the rather long keynote at Google I/O yesterday and as things start to rollout we can start to examine things in a little more detail. One of the big enhancements to the Google ecosystem is the rehashing of Google Hangouts. This unification of …

WhatsApp for Windows Phone gets an overhaul

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps available. It’s a great way to chat to friends and share images, audio and pictures completely free (as long as you’re connected to wi-fi): therefore it’s great to see such a major update to the Windows version of the …

ChatON adds new features

If you’ve got a Samsung device you may have noticed an app called “ChatON“. Put simply, it’s an instant messenger packed with extras like group chat, multimedia sharing and so much more. Now, to be honest I’d not paid much attention to it until I stumbled across this …

PingMe – Instant Messaging across Android, iPhone and BlackBerry

Instant messaging has always been a tricky thing to perfect. The biggest problem usually getting people onto the right IM platform. Are your friends on Google Chat ? Windows Live ? ICQ ? Enter PingMe, another messaging app which offers real-time chat, group chat and geo-location. It’s easy …

Facebook launch Messenger for Mobile

Facebook have announced the imminent launch of new messenger apps for Android and iOS. The app allows you to easily chat with your friends either one to one or in groups. The apps integrate with Facebook Messages and aggregate all your messages including texts, chats and emails. This …