Friday, July 01, 2005

Deal will allow PC, phone messaging

Vodafone Group and Microsoft Corp. said they will start a service that for the first time allows mobile-phone and personal-computer users to exchange instant messages.
emphasis mine

Wow, are they allowed to just lie like that? I know I've been able to do this on my phone for a couple of years at least with Yahoo, and I'm pretty sure there's AIM services that will do the same thing. Maybe they meant this is the first time Vodafone and/or MSN users can exchange messages, but that's not what it says.

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Matty Mac said...

For the first time? I'm with you in thinking "um, what the f are you talking about?"

I have AIM on my cell phone and works just like if I was on a PC. It's real time and it works unbelievably well. I also have Yahoo IM on it too. Was this article published two years after it was written?

John Howard said...

I have no idea, makes no sense. Maybe their press releases are written by the White House.

Matty Mac said...

Bush personally wrote that one. He also announced the invention of the letter "c" and the thumbtack last week.

John Howard said...

Yeah, and I heard they're working on re-inventing the wheel.

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