Need to find an IM app.

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  1. davidpiano1

    davidpiano1 New Member

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    Hey guys. I've tried pretty much all the chat applications available now but none of them have a feature that I want except AIM surprisingly.

    You know how AIM has these buddies called "mobile buddies" where the IMs are forwarded to the person's cellphone when they are offline. Well I kinda find that stupid because half the time people never respond and if you wanna contact someone on their phone just text them.

    Anyway all the chat apps either do not differentiate between mobile and online or mix the mobiles in with only a little notifying icon. I prefer to sort by status like the official AIM app which has groupings of users (Online, Idle, Mobile, Away).

    Palringo and IM+ (lite) do not have any difference for the mobiles, and Beejive (which I tried) mixes them in with the other available people even when sorting by status.


    Any other good app that does this?

    Does everyone agree with me that mobile users are useless?

    And why does everyone hate the AIM app, its very usable and stable?
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    Judging by how you didn't say a word about Fring, I have this special feeling that it is what you are looking for.
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    davidpiano1 New Member

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    Hmm I just tried fring and it does separate the mobile contacts! But other than that the interface isn't really that nice.

    I think I'm a little over my head now... I'm obviously looking for an application that does "fake" push notifications and stays logged in and also sorts the buddies like this.

    Truthfully, its probably not worth it anyway since whenever i use Adium to message I keep getting notifications with apps like palringo.

    Thanks anyway!
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    beejive!!!
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    davidpiano1 New Member

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    Yea but I didn't see a way to sort buddies by status (and by that I mean separating idle and mobile) in beejive... did I miss something?
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    ya look up a beejive video on youutube
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    davidpiano1 New Member

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    linky please?
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    BigDaveyJ New Member

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    try chat, it has the feature you are talking about.. sends it to your phone
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    I don't know what you're talking about, BeeJive CAN sort the contacts by Status.

    It's the third option in BeeJive's Settings.

    Settings > BeejiveIM > Buddy List > Sort By > Status.

    Good to go.
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    isn't mobilechat known to like... not work?

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