Finally NEW IM application (MSN YAHOO ICQ IM ...)

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  1. edka macrumors member

    May 16, 2007
    Finally a new IM application :) plus it's freeeeee

    Palringo is a rich messaging service for mobile phones, PCs and Macs. We describe as 'rich' because not only can you send text-based messages to your contacts, but also pictures -- an all round richer messaging experience. Palringo is free to download and there are no hidden costs, catches or other charges. Palringo works by integrating with several popular messaging services : AOL's AIM, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, Gadu Gadu, ICQ, Jabber and Windows Live Messenger. Palringo presents all your Instant Messaging (IM) contacts in a single list, whichever service your contacts are using. And of course, it shows whether or not they are online and whether they're on their mobile or at their desk. You can even use Palringo to contact your friends using iChat, Apple's IM application for Macs. You can instantly exchange text, photos and receive voice-based IMs with individual contacts, or you can set up groups and send simultaneously to all of them - and sending any message is a really quick, 'single-click' operation. Using Palringo uses hardly any data: just one megabyte is sufficient for Palringo to send and receive the equivalent of about 4,500 SMS messages, send and receive about 32 picture messages, or receive up to 15 minutes of vocal instant messages! Stay in touch with your social network on the move. Read more…
  2. dissdnt macrumors 65816


    Aug 3, 2007
    installing it now, the screenshot looked like a big mess hehe
  3. superstrikertwo macrumors 65816


    Jun 9, 2008
    Just installed it pretty confusing to get setup but once you're all logged in it's ok. I would still like to see other all in one IM apps but this one will do for now.
  4. dissdnt macrumors 65816


    Aug 3, 2007
    Yah works good tho.. lil buggy had a crash so far and then loaded it back up and the entire contact list was slid to the left hehe

    but cool so far
  5. Flhusky macrumors 6502a


    Aug 28, 2007
    Don't forget to register @ the palringo site and read the Privacy policy...
    Privacy Policy

    Palringo provides an innovative communications application and thus requires some information from you. In order to ensure the smooth operation of the service we will also automatically collect information about your usage of the service. We collect the information in order to offer the best service possible and we understand the importance of maintaining your personal privacy. The information we collect is held securely and will not be supplied to third parties.

    We limit the required personal information to those details required to offer an effective service, but give you the opportunity to supply further information that will be useful to us in better adapting the service to your needs.

    * Personal Information: In addition to email and phone details, when you register you have the option to tell us your gender, age group, country, and your likes/dislikes. We use this information to deliver the service and communicate with you effectively and to learn about our customer base through abstract statistics (e.g. percentage of female users aged 18-22).
    * Usage History: We collect information on usage of our service including details like number of messages sent, length of connection and usage of the offline messaging facility. This information is important as it allows us to monitor the performance and usage of the system.
    * Support: If interested, you have the option to submit bug reports, feature requests, and other feedback to our development team. These and similar services in the future may require us to maintain your account name and password.
    * Email Address: We ask for your email address in order to send you download instructions and to keep you updated of our status.

    'details like', thats a little vague IMHO...

    But nice to see someone is working on a single app multi client chat client :)
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