Just because you are away from your computer, it need not mean that you have to be out of contact with your friends. When sat at our desk, we are all used to the idea of using instant messaging programs to keep in touch with friends and family and eBuddy enables you to do the same with your iPhone.

The app is an instant messaging app that is compatible with a range of chat services including AIM, ICQ, Facebook, Yahoo, MSN, Hyves and MySpac. Contacts from each network is displayed in a single unified contact list so you can quickly see who is online and available to chat.

eBuddy can be customised using themes and pictures stored on your iPhone can be sent during a chat, or you can use your camera to take new ones. The app can be used in portrait or landscape mode for easy of typing and multiple chats can be conducted at the same time - a finger swipe is all that is needed to move between conversations.

With support for push notifications and offline message delivery, eBuddy is one of the most power mobile instant messaging clients available. The option to stay online after exiting the app and the ability to automatically reconnect make it ideal for using on the move.
 

Verdict

eBuddy makes it easy to chat with friends on different messaging network and is a great way to keep in touch on the move.