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The Nokia Lumia 900-An Overview Of Messaging Apps

Press release   •   Mar 24, 2012 10:29 GMT

The new Nokia Lumia 900 is the flagship model in the new range of Windows phones from the Finnish manufacturers. Although the Windows platform does not offer the sheer number of applications that are available on other formats such as Android and iOS the number is steadily growing. Messenger applications are one of the most popular type of downloads that enable users to keep in contact with friends using different operating systems. We take a look at the new PingMe messenger service for the Lumia 900 and also some other great apps that offer similar features.

PingMe is one of the very best applications of its kind available for the Nokia Lumia 900. The software is available on all major platforms including iOS and Blackberry. The developers of this software have even produced a version for the Amazon Kindle Fire so it is very easy to keep in touch with friends and family who are using a variety of different devices. The advantage of applications like PingMe is that if users have access to a WiFi network then messages can be sent free of charge which not only helps you keep your monthly bill lower but also uses less of your limited data allowance. PingMe does not only enable users to compose and send text messages but also voice recordings. Users can see when their recipient has viewed the message and the platform also supports push notifications which means that you can be alerted to a message even if you are not currently using the application. A clever feature of this new software is its ability to use the location based services offered by the Lumia 900. This means that you can see the location of the person you are messaging which could be handy if you are arranging to meet a friend in a strange location or at a crowded venue. PingMe is one of the best messaging application that we have encountered thanks to its simple interface and useful features.

PingMe is one of the newer applications available for the Nokia Lumia 900but if you would rather use other software that your friends are already using then most of the popular messaging platforms are available on this device. One such application is Whatsapp which is available from the Windows Marketplace. This software is favoured by many consumers who use this type of software thanks to the the huge number of people who regularly use the application. It is estimated that Whatsapp users send over one billion messages a day using the service. In terms of functionality the platform is very similar to PingMe with text and voice messages both catered for. IM+ is another excellent application that deserves a look. The software sends messages via the widely used Skype platform meaning that there are huge numbers of consumers who can be contacted via this platform.

PingMe for the Nokia Lumia 900 is an impressive new messaging service that makes full use of the excellent features that the phone offers. If users are looking to use an alternative platform then Whatsapp and IM+ both offer similar features and are used my huge numbers of people across the world.

The Nokia Lumia 900 is coming soon and the Nokia Lumia 800 is available now.

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