• Redux Discovers Friends So You Don't Have To

    You’re probably familiar with the “recommended items” lists on sites like Amazon or Barnes and Noble. They help discover things you’ll probably like based on what you buy and what you view. Redux founder Darian Shirazi wants to apply the same power of discovery to growing communities of people online. The site is launching into beta today. This site is part social… Read More

  • Flick.IM's Back With IM As A Platform

    The guys who spent a lazy weekend writing a free iPhone IM client that currently has 30,000 users, Flick.IM, are back with a web chat client for AIM, MSN, Google Talk, ICQ, and Jabber. I know, another multi-service chat client – *sigh*. There’s already Meebo, eBuddy, KoolIM, and a host of other services integrating existing chat services. However, Flick.IM has a rather… Read More

  • Mundu Has A Great iPhone Chat Application. Why Will They Charge For It?

    One of the bigger letdowns of the iPhone is a lack of instant messaging support. Last month we took a look at FlickIM one of the first iPhone-specific chat applications (but only for AIM). Older web chat startups Meebo and eBuddy also have their own applications. eBuddy’s is iPhone customized. Meebo doesn’t hide the fact that they will launch one soon. Today, Mundu, an Indian web… Read More

  • FlickIM: Bored Startup Makes Awesome IM for the iPhone

    One of the first things stealth social internet startup Next3 did with their $1.6 million in financing was to buy every employee an iPhone. It made them painfully aware of the poor state of iPhone apps, particularly IM. So naturally, being hackers, they threw together their own in a week, dubbed FlickIM. FlickIM is an AIM only chat program for iPhone’s Safari browser. It lets you log in… Read More