1. WSFrazier's Avatar
    So I've been trying out different IM clients, mainly trying to find the one that uses the least amount of battery. Currently using Instango, and it is sucking it dry. I leave it on for about 5 hours at work and my battery is at half or less already.

    I used the trial of Beejive, didn't seem as bad, but still a lot.

    My main question is, has anyone tried using the Push feature of IM+? I tried searching for some reviews on it, but I guess the search is way to vague and I can't find anything.

    Does the Push work well and does it still suck down the battery? Any other AIM clients that are not as harsh on battery?
    06-18-09 10:23 PM
  2. SHAPE#IM's Avatar
    WSFrazier: Give IM+ a try. Trial is 7 days free.
    Download from SHAPE's web or wapsite.
    06-19-09 06:40 AM
  3. CBRfanatic's Avatar
    I use Beejive exclusively. It gets push notification just like the email app.

    Posted from my CrackBerry at wapforums.crackberry.com
    06-19-09 07:18 AM
  4. SHAPE#IM's Avatar
    IM+ does the same lol
    06-19-09 07:30 AM
  5. applejosh's Avatar
    I didn't think BeeJive did push (via email).

    The IM+ push works OK. It sends an email (I usually set my blackberry.net address to receive them - more instantaneous that way), but sometime replying back using the email results in some extra stuff in your IM message. So I essentially use the push feature just to be notified, and then I logon to IM+ and actively engage the contact from there. Only things you really have to be careful about is to make sure you deactivate the IM+ feature before upgrading or removing it. Otherwise, your "offline" push will continue to receive notifications. (And if you re-install, you'll get duplicates, etc.)
    06-19-09 07:44 AM