MSN’s 90’s rival AOL Instant Messenger is logging off for good after 20 years
Microsoft’s 90’s rival AOL has just announced the shuttering of its instant messaging app, AOL Instant Messaging – more popularly known as AIM. The messaging app, which has been active for over 20 years, will be...
Former Microsoft Developer Reveals How Microsoft Competed With AOL Instant Messaging In The 90’s
Back in the late 90’s, Instant Messaging was a big thing in the internet. AOL’s AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), Yahoo, and ICQ were the big players in the market. In 1997, Microsoft acquired Hotmail, one of the most popul...
Multi-protocol IM + rumoured for January/February release
WPCentral reports on a credible poster, Nabil, previously from iPhoneworld.ca, who reported in their forums on some of the communication he had with ShareServices, the company behind the multi-protocol IM+ client, which supports M...
AIM 2.0 beta for Windows Mobile released – features Facebook and Twitter integration
AOL has just announced AIM for Windows Mobile 2.0 Beta. The software brings a number of new features and changes. New in AIM for Windows Mobile 2.0: Lifestream! Keep tabs on what’s going on with your buddies. We’...