Wireless IM

from the Driving-and-instant-messaging-can-cause-damage-to-your-health dept

News.com has a teaser story that AOL and Motorola are going to extend AOL Instant Messenger to run on Motorola wireless devices. Finally, I’ll be able to instant message while I drive! More as the story develops.

Update: Full story is here

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Mark Baker (profile) says:

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This must be iDen-targetted. Doing it over WAP seems silly since WAP’s use of SMS in 1.0 is notoriously lame. I can’t imagine them using anything else for the inbound message.

IM over GPRS is gonna be a lot more fun. No need for WAP at all then, it’ll all be IP (UDP).


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