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Instant messaging reviews

The latest Instant messaging reviews at PC Advisor. Instant messaging user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

  • Google Talk Beta

    Gloriously clutter-free, Google Talk's beta gives you text and voice messaging, smooth integration with Gmail, rudimentary customisation options… and that's about it.…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Kool IM instant messaging

    Kool IM is a solid web-based instant-messaging client with no fancy trappings. Its reliable performance and nice choice of services make this alpha version well worth…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Meebo review

    We reviewed Meebo and found an IM (instant-messaging) service that had the feature set of a desktop IM client, but the convenience of web-based instant messaging.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • RadiusIM review

    RadiusIM is a web-based instant-messaging application with a difference - it has an element of social (and physical) networking. RadiusIM is a great idea but, as we…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Imhaha instant messaging

    Despite Imhaha's frivolous name, this web-based instant-messaging service offers a decent array of features. Unfortunately it suffers from slow performance that…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • ILoveIM.com web-based IM service

    ILoveIM.com is less sophisticated than many of the other web-based IM apps we've tested.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Miranda IM 0.8 review

    Merge multiple instant messengers with Miranda IM, a single, open-source free Windows app.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 2010 review

    Has Microsoft got it right this time? PC Advisor tests and rates Microsoft Office 2010, and explains whether you should upgrade. Updated, May 20 2010.

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 2011 review

    Remember when an instant messaging client was simply a way to chat with your IM contacts? If Microsoft Windows Live Messenger 2011 (free) is any indication, those…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Imo review

    Chat with contacts from various services using free, Web-based IM client Imo.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • IM+ Review

    IM+ is a messenger app that supports multiple platforms but occasionally crashes.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Miranda IM 0.9 review

    Merge multiple instant messengers into a single, open-source app with the latest version of Miranda IM.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • imo instant messenger review

    imo's web messenger offers useful ways to connect with your contacts across multiple messaging services.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Skype for Mac 5.8 review

    Skype's text, voice and video services fine-tuned with latest update, read our full review to find out more.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Nimbuzz Messenger review

    Nimbuzz Messenger is a free all-in-one chat and voice-over-IP application. Here's our Nimbuzz Messenger review.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • RecollX for Skype review

    Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files. Read our Advansys RecollX for Skype review to find out more.

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • MobiTexter for Android review: lets phone owners text from their PCs

    If you have a friend who communicates only by text—but your fingers fumble at phone keyboards—MobiTexter could be the answer. Read our MobiTexter for Android review…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

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