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    Messenger for mac 6.0 released (Universal App)

    Microsoft Messenger for Mac 6.0

    Messenger for Mac 6.0 makes it easy to take advantage of the full power of instant messaging, and it is a Universal application built to run on both PowerPC-based and Intel-based Macs. This update allows Messenger for Mac users to:

    * Chat with Yahoo! Messenger contacts
    * Add a status message that your personal contacts can see
    * Share what you are listening to in iTunes with your personal contacts
    * Create, send, and receive custom emoticons with personal contacts
    * Send and receive custom animated emoticons with personal contacts
    * Search for conversation histories using Spotlight
    * Check the spelling in your instant messages
    http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloa...0_download.xml

    Nice to see the mac bu is working on new things

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    ill have a play but i'll probably stick with adium...

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    if anyone is getting an error saying they arnt connected to the internet or the service is unavailable go into preferences my network settings were set to manual instead of automatic.

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    wow i thought microsoft abandoned the msn on mac adventure? Still i'll stick with adiumX for now, but its nice to see microsoft making an effort

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    As always, bet they don't add proper webcam support. Poor show MS

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    Very few feature additions apart from the iTunes thing and personal messages thing ... still no webcam support iChat is the future

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    Sorry to threadjack, but I'm tempted to switch from Windows to Mac OS. Do any of the 3rd party MSN clients support webcams?

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    adium does I believe

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    does it? ive not seen it on adium or am i being thick?

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    Mercury does too.

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    Nothing beats Adium imho, I can imagine as a larger percentage of people start using macs we will be seeing more different types of IM around. Hopefully they will have as many features as their windows counterpart.

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