[AI] Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant m
firojjee at gawab.com
Thu May 17 01:06:54 CDT 2007
did any one tried this
weather this will be costlier then normal sms or not?
what will be charge per sms in gprs ?
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From: "Vikas Kapoor" <dl.vikas at gmail.com>
To: "Access India" <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 10:32 AM
Subject: [AI] Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant m
> Why send SMS when you can chat on mobile instant messenger?
> 17 May, 2007 l 0505 hrs ISTlNikhil Hemrajani /TIMES NEWS NETWORK
> Addicted to 'texting' on your cellphone? Well, 'chatting' through your
> phone may be a better option. For one, it works out cheaper than sending a
> of text messages across. Second, if you're unsure whether your phone can
> 'do all that' you needn't be. Most modern phones have enough capability to
> chatting. Be it a multimedia series
> Nokia, or a Sony Ericsson walkman, or even Motorola, you needn't think
> twice about its capabilities.
> Chances are, it'll offer Java compatibility, email and MMS support,
> internet connectivity via GPRS-/EDGE, and an intelligent operating system
> such as
> Symbian- more than what you require for mobile instant messaging. Besides,
> if you're interested in chatting on Live Messenger or Google Talk with
> there's no dearth of programs out there.
> Most of these programs are available free of cost. The installation in
> most cases is simple too, with different options to suit your preference -
> can either download the application on your computer and then transfer to
> the mobile phone or directly download onto the phone over GPRS. So, if you
> wait to get started, here are some of the instant messengers (IMs) you
> should be looking at.
> Instango This nifty application promises connectivity with Google
> Talk, Yahoo Messenger, MSN, ICQ and Jabber, all in one! Jabber is one of
> the most
> popular open source clients that uses the XMPP (Extensible Messaging and
> Presence Protocol) - also used in the very popular Google Talk.
> What's good is that Instango uses a proxy server to connect to the Jabber
> service. This proxy server minimises traffic considerably. For example, if
> Google Talk for an hour on the computer uses up 1 MB of bandwidth,
> Instango will do the same in about 100KB. This is quite important given
> the fact that
> most cellular providers charge you by the MB.
> Once you've downloaded and installed the software from
> http://www.instango.com, the next thing you need to do is configure it.
> If you don't already have a Jabber ID, you should download and install
> the PSI Jabber client on your main computer from http://psi-im.org and
> then register
> a new Jabber account for yourself.
> Nimbuzz: Nimbuzz provides multiple connectivity with Live Messenger,
> Google Talk and Nimbuzz's own messaging service. Yahoo Messenger and ICQ
> are expected
> to arrive soon as well.
> To download the software, head over to http://get.nimbuzz.com from your
> mobile browser. Once you've registered on Nimbuzz site, simply select the
> of your choice, be it Google Talk or Live Messenger, and you're ready to
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