10 Apps That Met Googles Android Dev Challenge - Multiple Facets Instant Messenger

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-05-16 Print this article Print

8. Multiple Facets Instant Messenger


For IM junkies, this app is a location-aware XMPP (Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol) IM client. Users may exchange multimedia messages and receive notifications and reminders. The app was created by Virgil Dobjanschi.

Google just wrapped its Android Developer Challenge, with judges awarding $25,000 for each of the 50 best applications created. No one can be sure whether these apps will catch fire and gain traction when Android handsets hit the market later in 2008, but here is a sample of what to expect.

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