Chat Clients via Mobile Safari; What's available?

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  1. wat.

    wat. New Member

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    I'm sure I'm not the only one here who doesn't want to spend $.99-$4.99 on chat clients that I use for free on my computer just to have them on iPad.

    What's available for browser based chat clients? I know Google Talk has a version for mobile browser use. What about the others like AIM and MSN?

    I looked around, but any I looked up seemed to lack a clear route to a browser based version of their chat.

    Has anyone found any that are available, or are the dedicated apps necessary?

    If you've found a link to a browser version, post it!
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    ebuddy? its free and supports multiple cients

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    Mim.Live.com

    That's MSN.
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    thanks!

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  6. Zc456

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    eBuddy works pretty good on the iPad. I tried it out on the simulator and was very impressed with its performance.

    Meebo, while designed completely HTML, handles chats via. separate windows instead of tabs. On the simulator, I've tried it with very little luck in terms of organize them into their own areas. As of right now, until I get the iPad (check signature), I wouldn't recommend it.
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    Both Aim and MSN have free versions of their apps that work perfectly well on ipod/iphone... do they not work on your ipad? They say they are compatible in the side field....

    If you can download them for free.. why do you need browser links?? Just asking

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  8. Zc456

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    AIM: yes. MSN: no. The only decent multi-client messenger for the iPad as of right now is IM+. Unfortunately only the full version works for the iPad and that costs. The lite is still iPhone and iPod Touch only.
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    Thanks for answering that. That sucks about IM+... since it says it works for ipad.

    Have you tried fring or Nimbuzz too?? They both say they compatible with ipad as well.. I know they work great with my ipod touch as I have both of them. Oh, they're both free too btw....
  10. Zc456

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    No prob.

    You could use those. Only problem is their not optimized for the iPad like IM+ which, in this case, is universal. Fring and Nimbuzz are iPhone/iPod Touch apps and will just be upscaled.

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