We need good AIM app!

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  1. jgorman13
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    Where is a good, free, AOL Instant Messenger???

    HI AIM is pretty whack, and I dont feel like spending 10 bucks for a solution when blackberrys and iphones get native AIM clients. anyone agree?
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    I use Ebuddy its nice, you can have buncha accounts on like have Aim, Msn, Yahoo, etc.
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    Have you tried Meebo? You can pretty much use it as an AIM client, as I am an MSN client.
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    Is Meebo really any better. I like EBuddy but after about 20 min, the app disconnects. I really hate that.
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    What we really need is a push IM client so we can leave chat running in the background.
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    Hi AIM is pretty whack but its worked for me so far. And it is still in beta, right? So it may be far improved upon its official release.
    But I think ill try out one of the other clients as well, for now.
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    Meebo is great, been working flawlessly for me for about 2 weeks now.
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    Hi AIM is pretty whack but its worked for me so far. And it is still in beta, right? So it may be far improved upon its official release.
    But I think ill try out one of the other clients as well, for now.
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    Meebo's been fine but admittedly, I only use it maybe once a day.
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    meebo ftw :icon_ banana:
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    I use Meebo on a PC but Ebuddy on my Droid. The Ebuddy app is a billion times more attractive and easier to navigate.
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    Meebo is ugly as hell and imports all my phone book contacts, with no way to hide or prevent that. That sucks. I use eBuddy.
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    I gave up on using an AIM app awhile back when Meebo was constantly disconnecting. I haven't seen an update come through so I don't expect it to be any better.
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    I use Meebo. Works great. Haven't had anything with importing contacts. I simply login with my AIM details and it works. Maybe that happens if you use a meebo account or something?

    I haven't gotten any disconnects but I read that an update fixed it (I've only had meebo since the fix).
    After talking back and forth (a lot) for a while, the shear amount of messages slows down meebo. So I just click close conversation and then I open again. Did that 2-3 times during a 5 hour convo with hundredssss of messages.
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    i always had meboo, but yesterday i came to eBuddy. the only thing is, you need an eBuddy account! But its worth it! eBuddy is best IM client ever
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    Oh and I noticed meebo killed my battery even though battery use claimed it was display. My battery went from above 80% to dangerously low (blinking red led) in 2 hours. That doesn't happen just from the display being on (at 0% brightness)...

    So what makes ebuddy so much better than meebo rintintigger?
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    Far too much to deal with. I'll stick with EBuddy then.
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    Downloaded eBuddy and successfully setup all my IM accounts except with AIM. I know my username and password, but it won't let me establish an account. It keeps saying invalid username. Anyone have any ideas?
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    Do you guys know that AOL published an official AIM client for Android? It's actually really good.

    The downside is that, naturally, it's an AIM-only client, but it works pretty good and I like that it doesn't seem to suck resources at all. They did a good job with it. I run it in the background all the time, and have for the past 3-4 days since I downloaded it.

    I'd give it an A- overall.
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    It's a good app but the notification options are severely lacking.