Meebo, the Web-based Multi-IM client

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There are lots of web-based applications that let you sign into your fave messenger service from in your net browser. But Meebo deserves the additional attention. To start with, it lets you sign into 4 popular Internet Messaging services concurrently, including -of course- MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, MySpace Messenger and newcomer Google Talk. Semi-interoperability, you might call it.

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All you must do is enter your login details for the service ( s ) you need to log on, and off you go. Before you ask, they’ve a clear and safe privacy policy.

The advantage of Meebo is, you can sign on to your favorite Internet Messaging service from any computer, even where the Messaging software is not installed on the system. Since the messenger sits virtually in the browser, there is no need for any other software installation. Very handy for those who use public browsing/internet centers to browse and chat.

Another point worth noting is the technology behind the application, which is -just like Gmail– AJAX. This interprets into a particularly smooth operation without page reloads, and the characteristic Windows feel ( discuss windows can be maximised and overlap ). The graphical user interface itself resembles MSN Messenger’s new best pal, Yahoo! Messenger. Meebo was launched by 3 folks and it is one of the best startup in the recent past on the Internet.

Messenger Plus ! now compatible with Windows Live Messenger 9

Messenger Plus

Most of the MSN messenger ( also known as Windows Live Messenger ) users will most certainly know about Messenger Plus, one of the best add-on for MSN Messenger. Those who haven’t tried Messenger Plus with the MSN messengers, I recommend you should try as you’ll surely fall in love with it once you start using it.

The default MSN messenger has very ‘limited features’. Messenger Plus gives more life to the default MSN Messenger, by letting you customize your Windows Live Messenger in more than one ways. It also lets you add new features according to ones taste and style. All this at no extra cost as it is a freeware.

When it comes to customizing, you can customize the look and feel, the colors, the sound associated with any action related to Windows Live Messenger. If you’ve used Mozilla, then you know the advantage of tabbed browsing, now with Messenger Plus, you’ll experience tabbed chatting ! If you have multiple Windows Live Messenger, like one for office, another personal and so on, you can be logged into all of them at once with Messenger Plus’s – ‘Log into Multiple account at once’ feature.

The latest version is compatible with the beta version of Windows Live Messenger 9, so you do not compromise on anything.

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