BeeJive has been working hard as of late to get their multi IM application fully ready for 5.0 devices. Not too long after they had released the beta of 1.9.7 they now have available BeeJive 2.0 Release Candidate 1 up for grabs. Hopefully some of the left over bugs from 1.9.7 have been addressed in this release but the feature set remains unchanged. Features include:
- file transfers via link, you can now transfer files to buddies on all IM accounts.
- email push when app running in background (see preferences in app).
- send voice notes
- send GPS location (if supported by phone)
- new chat styles & background images
- new buddy list layouts
- improved battery life
- overall UI redesign
- facebook IM
- various other bug fixes & enhancements
If you were running the 1.9.7 beta, delete it and grab the 2.0 update. Download links and support are available from the Beejive forums.
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