Web Messenger/ Online IM

http://koolim.com/


http://www.meebo.com/


http://www.ebuddy.com/


http://www.iloveim.com/


http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/


http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2007/05/20/webbased_instant_messengers_a_miniguide.htm


http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,132151-page,1/article.

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Web-Based IM Service
1

Meebo

• Price when rated: Free
• Connects to: AIM, Google Talk, ICQ, iChat, Jabber, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger
• Connects to multiple services at once: Yes
• Requires registration: No
• Performance: Superior
• PCW Rating: 94 Superior
Vendor’s Web Site
<!– Bottom Line: –>With its sleek interface, connections to all major IM services, and quick performance, Meebo could replace your desktop app.
(Last Rated: May 08, 2007)
Full ReviewTest Report

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Pending
2

RadiusIM

• Price when rated: Free
• Connects to: AIM, Google Talk, Jabber, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger
• Connects to multiple services at once: Yes
• Requires registration: Yes
• Performance: Superior
• PCW Rating: 86 Very Good
Vendor’s Web Site
<!– Bottom Line: –>RadiusIM has a nice interface and supports most major IM services, but it?s the only service we tested that requires registration.
(Last Rated: May 08, 2007)
Full ReviewTest Report

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Pending
3

Kool IM

• Price when rated: Free
• Connects to: AIM, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Sametime, QQ
• Connects to multiple services at once: Yes
• Requires registration: No
• Performance: Superior
• PCW Rating: 84 Very Good
Vendor’s Web Site
<!– Bottom Line: –>This service will fill in for your IM client when you’re away from your desk, but its lack of notification and customization tools limits its appeal.
(Last Rated: May 08, 2007)
Full ReviewTest Report
Pending
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4

Imhaha

• Price when rated: Free
• Connects to: AIM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, QQ
• Connects to multiple services at once: Yes
• Requires registration: No
• Performance: Good
• PCW Rating: 80 Very Good
Vendor’s Web Site
<!– Bottom Line: –>Though accessing this service seems slow at times, Imhaha offers an impressive array of security and collaboration features.
(Last Rated: May 08, 2007)
Full ReviewTest Report

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Pending
5

eBuddy

• Price when rated: Free
• Connects to: AIM, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger
• Connects to multiple services at once: No
• Requires registration: No
• Performance: Good
• PCW Rating: 77 Good
Vendor’s Web Site
<!– Bottom Line: –>eBuddy suffers from a confusing interface and an inability to let you sign on to multiple services at one time.
(Last Rated: May 08, 2007)
Full ReviewTest Report

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Pending
6

ILoveIM

• Price when rated: Free
• Connects to: AIM, Google Talk, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger
• Connects to multiple services at once: No
• Requires registration: No
• Performance: Good
• PCW Rating: 72 Good
Vendor’s Web Site
<!– Bottom Line: –>ILoveIM.com lets you access your IM account in a pinch, but its limitations overshadow its usefulness.
(Last Rated: May 14, 2007)
Full ReviewTest Report
Pending
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