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Cross platform messenger Cnectd gets updated to v3.2 - Enter to win for you and 2 friends!

Cnectd
By Kerri Neill on 6 Apr 2012 01:10 pm EDT
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Cross platform messaging apps have become a dime a dozen lately and very few seem to really catch on. MCI Consultants, the creators of Cnectd, are looking to change that with a pretty sweet deal.

We first mentioned Cnectd back in May of 2010 when the app was still in the beta stages and then revisited it a year later. While many users liked the app, it was overshadowed by some of the bigger competitors like LiveProfile and WhatsApp mainly due to the understated UI. This latest update brings Cnectd to v3.2. 

Features

  • Cnected allows you to see when your messages have been sent, delivered and read.
  • Cross-Platform service available to Android, BlackBerry and iOS users.
  • Share media with your contacts or groups.
  • Group chats are easy to follow the conversation with different color chat bubbles.
  • Connect and sync with your Facebook contacts that are also using Cnectd.
  • Compression and Security – compression and encryption technology sends your messages quickly while ensuring no personal data is compromised.
  • Personal Profile – Each user has their own personal profile including a picture, status updates and a display name.
All in all this sounds just like some of the other cross-platform applications that we’ve covered but what truly makes this one different and what good is a messaging app that you have to pay for when none of your friends are using it? With Cnectd, you purchase your license code for $2.99 (good for a year) and receive 2 additional license codes for your friends or family. $3 for 3 user licenses really isn’t a bad deal. If you’re a multiple platform household like mine is, this may be exactly what you were looking for. You can also purchase bulk licensing (20 or more) at a discounted price. This option is perfect for small businesses. 

Contest: The generous people over at MCI Consultants have graciously given us 100 FREE license codes to give out to our awesome readers. Remember, each license code comes with 2 FREE codes that you can give to your friends essentially making this giveaway for 300 people! All you need to do is leave a comment below and you’re entered to win! Contest ends Sunday at midnight.

For more information and to purchase Cnectd

182 comments

swade86

i'd love to win this!!! big up CB!!!

DeanDanG

Makes life even easier to keep in touch with colleagues & friends who uses different mobile platform. Kudos!

dariomartinezb

I want to enter in this one... count me IN!

B_Oilers

I've been using WhatsApp lately, but I'd love to try this one out. First 100 comments win?? Haha j/k

burkey1973

Sweet deal! 3 for free. Even at $3 might be worth it to try it for a year.

braindigger

Looks like an awesome app. This would really help me stay in touch with my kids when they are out!

fbloise

Me!

Want to try this messenger out with my girlfriend, she is back in America and I'm in UK :)

BB_Bmore

100 copies? I like my chances in this contest! Pick me pick me :)

Cap_172R

Sure... sounds good! count me in!

egminer

I'd like to win for myself and my friends!

egzbuen

Hope I can win. Cheers.

Ikraam

I Want To Win :D.. Good Luck 2 All

BigwhiteUK

Use Whatsapp to, would like to try this one. All we need no is a cross platfrom BBM mmmmm would be sweet. But until then we have Cnectd. Share music too ????

FryBerry

Enter me!! Enter me!!

Jerry22535

Seems like a nice app.wanna give it a try.

newcollector

With three platforms in my household, this would be great!

PiotrJot

As much as I'd love to check it out, I don't think I get so lucky to win.

linuxdaemon

Depsite the fact that my idiot friends are using iPhones, I do occasionally like to talk to them :)

Iehoa

Would love to have a copy. Waiting patiently for BB10.

Xavior

Throw me into the loopppppp!!!

brer61

I'd like to try that! Looks like bbm for everyone.

nbamford80

Would love to give it a try, usually use WhatsApp but a change is sometimes good!!!!

The Me

You know what they say, if you want to win, win.

SkaterGuy2k

Please give my friends and I reliable messaging. With most having iphones, some take 10-30 mins to receive. Please help me show them what reliability is like. BB4lyfe

Gerrardough

I will give this app a shot. Pick me!!!

Joltcola1234

I doubt I would be able to convince anyone to switch away from whatsapp but who knows? hook a brotha up!

T3Jlewis

Save me some money on my texting pckg with this!

Silvius

I would love a free licence for this app, seems like a great one !!

woodycat

whats the big deal? what's the diff between this and good ol fashioned texting????

harman_21

stranger things have happened

wilson32

wow, sounds just like what i need, i work for Telus and some of the chaps have blackberry and some have iphones, and we use BB messenger and this would be a real cool tool to use

alepjumper

I want to win please?!!! :D

Tules

Please please please! This would be fantastic!!!!!!

frabas1

am in folks. count me in

scuebydue

Put me in. Cause I'm not paying $3 for a cross platform messenger when there are tons free...

ad19

Love I would a copy too

jechow

I would like to be a winner!

g4slyness

I would love to win :)

maxriptin

I'd be into trying it out. Nothing compares to BBM but would be nice to try another cross platform other than WhatsApp

arkieryan

Thank you for choosing me, its been an honor try this awesome apps.

craszydiamond

I would love to win this and try it!! We use whatsapp right now, but will use this if its better.

sunny231

looks good. now i can stay connected with friends!

Halifax Guy

$3.00 a year seems pretty steep to me considering all the free applications there are out there. Of course it depends on how old a person is as to how much this would cost them for the rest of their life. ;^)

mij007

I'd like to try this out

bcuffy

Count me in. Cross platform messenger sounds good.

FootballGirl

Sounds fantastic. Pick me!

mzceetee

Woohoo count me in... Good Luck everyone....

deejayburnout

My sister has just got an iphone and I need this to replace BBM.

Me please.

Thanks

IqWaN

i want to win :D
IqWaN

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hormazd.mistry

I would like to win this one....

Louey

I would love this for my friend and I. She recently switched to an iPhone and I hate texting. So used to BBM.

cooliosam

interested to try it out

eliasso

this has a lot of potential

NuVinci

To have joy one must share it.

morganplus8

Sounds interesting for small groups, thanks.

19GhostRider71

I would like this app since I have some friends with Androids. I want to win a free copy!

florent_us

I am using whatsapp to talk to my parents overseas but it's really slow sometimes. Would like to try this app, see if it's any better...

jvictor77

This would be really nice!

dacswin

I wanna be the winner........

Gikes

Wouldn't mind at all

lilaberry

wow, very cool, thanks!

dcwbearsaint

This would be nice. Thanks again.

JNM

This would be perfect if it really works well. We are BlackBerry, Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. Only one person gets partially left out (they have two phone options though).

RevJar

Would be interested in trying this out on my iPhone.

CahUK

Would like to try :)

frisco49ers

Me me me, I would love this!!!

itsyaboy

Sounds awesome! And I am getting tired of whatsapp anyway ;) Liveprofile never worked since none of my friends really use it. Maybe this will :)

CrackBerryDoctor

Sign me up for this awesome messenger!

IvPadilla

Would love to win this! :)

lmunoz75

This could be very handy!

siriusblackph

hope I win one of these... thanks CB

jakrip

Always looking for something like bbm so would love to try it.

WrightWords

I neeeeed this - three platforms, three IM apps - yes please!!!

Hibbylinx81

Xplatform messenger apps r a dime a dozen so let's c what's so special about this 1; let's c if it warrants d price tag!

Bold9930trooper

Pick me...I cant seem to pull my girl away from the Apple sheeple.

MrMarvelMarv

Could be a good alternative to whatsapp

veeru789

No thank you. I am promoting BBM to all my friends who are still not there on this lovely amazing Bb7 devices. But as of now most of my business contacts and friends are on it..

5h4d0w

definitely woth to try

kidmac13

Yes, I'll gladly have one(three) of these.

cwlee

Let me connected too!

pablogimenez

Thanks for the contest.

Pablo Gimenez
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

http://twitter.com/PabloGimenez

whyaskus70

Add me please. I am the only one in my house hold with a blackberry and everyone else has ios. And I dont have txt plan so this would be perfect.

con4n007

Ohhhh I want one !!!

brewvn

I'm happy to have a free one. Thanks!

Dinadivas

I wish I could be a Winner, Because This app Must be really Usefull For me to comunicated with My Family, Because My Sister using android Google Nexus,
My Boyfriend using Different Platform, He is Using Iphone 3G,
and I am Using Blackberry 9780,

It would Be really work For me, And I wish I could Have chance to Win,
thanks you

brunolovesbrit

Meee please :) 2 of my friends aren't on BB so it bothers me to pay for texting them lol

gods84

I'm in! I'm using whatsapp right now and thinking of looking for another one.

Mwanahabari

Can someone list the reasons why this is a better app than some of the free options out there or those with one off payments? I'm not dissing the product, but would just like to know what it offers above free options.

effeve

Please put me in too! :)

diggin4aliving

Please count me in. I could use this!!

kware84

I would love to win a license for this app. In it to win it!!!

wilsonryanp

I would love to give this a go... A lot of people I know switched platforms (they'll be back), so I'm stuck with text messages, and I hate the character limit!!!!!! :( Thanks Crackberry and MCI Consultants for the chance!!!

kukaluka

Awesome Prize :) pick me

powellcrazy

Would love to win and check out this app

pmilroy

I find whatsapp a bit flaky, I would love to try cneccted!
Peter Milroy

kongee28

cool.. i can share it with my beloved..

SpideysHero

God I have been dying to get a decent Cross-Platform Chatter...

With my luck, everyone else on this list will win, and I'll be the only one without! HAHAHAHA

Fingers Crossed.

LOVE CRACKBERRY.COM BTW! Viva Los Playbook!

derfel071

Awesome, I'll give it a try!

Ginger Eskimo

Quite fancY this, would make a nice alternative to whatsapp

Ginger Eskimo

Really could do with an app like this.

mykalgrant

I know exactly who my two friends will be.

GnzlzMark

I'm in, yes please :)!

tee_lee

the closest thing XiosX or XandroidX will get to bbm, WATCH THE THRONE

tee_lee

the closest thing XiosX or XandroidX will get to bbm, WATCH THE THRONE

pingote

Thanks for the contest. Please count me in

b541314

Crossing my fingers.... :))

dewey32399

Would help me keep in better contact with my android brainwashed kids. Pick me please!

bbdodgersdude

We should all win! good luck! If I win I may give away one code to co-member here. good luck everybody!

gquan14

Loved to win a copy to try! Thx.

wocampb

This looks awesome. Would be great to use this with the wife since she had to have her iPhone.

MikanX

I would like to win this for me and my friend!

Snypa

Count me in. Thanks again Crackberry

Kirbentech

Sadly, my wife is now on the Android OS, and we use regular sms and mms. I would love to add more functionality to our texting...

fyreball

This could come in handy!

Good luck everyone! :)

beasties

Hope I'm not too late

GreenCopperz

Cnect me pls! Good luck everyone