Re: NTLK Chat on Newts?

From: Jerry Tom (
Date: Sat Jul 15 2000 - 00:00:03 CDT

How interesting - where can one get NewtonJabber?

>There have been quite a bit of discussions in past Newton Talk issues about
>chat clients for the Newton, and now that chat clients are reality I do not
>see many excited about them and many do not know they actually exist.
>The IRC chat client from Tactile have been available since long, but I had
>never used it, Tactile is no longer registering there products plus all my
>friends are on Yahoo, AOL, or ICQ, that is where the chat action is.
>I have registered NCQ and it is very cool ICQ client, I enjoy using it and
>the developer is active and listening to user requests. It is excellent and
>exciting to use.
>Then there is NewtonJabber, v 1.1 has just been released, it is easy to set
>up, and it puts AOL, Yahoo, MSN, and ICQ all on your Newton, very cool. I
>used Jabber on AOL and my friends did not even think I was chatting from
>comfort of my sofa chair, my legs on the ottoman, and laid back. I was able
>to send smilies and writing your chat is a cool experience. I was very
>excited with NewtonJabber and the best thing about it is that Newton is
>mentioned in the down load site, the only handheld there. So I can always
>tell the Palm and WinCE crowd, sorry only on Newton :)
>The chat clients on the Newton are another reason I am leaving my Power
>home when I leave on business trips.
>Dr. Khaled Tewfik
>Saudi Arabia
>From a Rocking Apple G3 Desktop
> > In a message dated 7/6/00 1:16:56 PM, writes:
> >
> >> Is it possible to chat using an MP2K or eMate? What
> >> programs work, if they exist?
> >
> > there is an IRC chat pkg available. I tyhink from Tactile
> > There is a new ICQ for newt.
> > and Newt JAbber is around also.
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