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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dazza, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. Dazza

    Dazza Well-Known Member
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    Does anyone know of a good instant messaging service that will work on both a HTC Desire and a Blackberry? This week I finally upgraded from a BB 8900 to a Desire. My girlfriend still has a BB though and while we used to use BB's IM which was great, that obviously isn't an option now. Any suggestions?
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  2. furious duck

    furious duck Well-Known Member
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    eBuddy?
     
  3. Cougar

    Cougar Well-Known Member
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    Think I'd be tempted to change the Blackberry end to use a messenger service that's a little less proprietary.

    I've got Trillian on my Blackberry and it connects to MSN / ICQ / AOL / Gmail / everything else. There's about a thousand IM apps on Android that connect to some / all of these services.

    (There may well be other options on the Blackberry too; I only used Trillian cos I've used it on the PC since the late Jurassic.)
     
  4. tricksy_rabbit

    tricksy_rabbit Active Member
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    I have tried WhatsApp and KiK messenger (between a blackberry and a desire) and found KiK to be faster and more reliable, at least as far as my own anecdotal evidence is concerned. Both act like BBM in that they tell you when a message has been recieved, and when it has been read, but WhatsApp is only free for a trial period on the blackberry, and KiK is free.
     
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