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Old 09-24-2008, 06:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Connection type for IM clients?

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(Moved from the Aftermarket section, here )

Hey,

Anyone out there know what kind of communication the aftermarket IM clients use vs the RIM ones?

Assuming that whatever service that allows PIN messaging to work is always working, I feel like it would make sense if RIM used some kind of behind-the-scenes PINs to enable their IM clients, as opposed to some kind of TCP connection that I imagine the third-party IM apps use...

Thoughts?

Am I assuming too much here, does anyone know the non-assumptive answers?

I'm wondering mostly to gauge which app(s) I should use to maximize my battery life, namely Jivetalk, or RIMs GoogleTalk and AIM...

Thanks!
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