IM+ for Android public beta, not to be missed
The IM+ Android app has been available for a while and has seen some success on the Android platform, and now the company is attempting to appeal to those that have an Android smartphone sporting an AMOLED display by putting out a new public beta called IM+ Black Beta that has apparently been designed with a black theme to help conserve battery life on AMOLED devices.
According to the guys over at Mobile Syrup, the upcoming Android version 6.2 improves on the applications shortcomings, by tweaking to occurrence of push notifications, and adding swipe gestures between screens, and the app now stays open in the background and incorporate a mix of toast notifications and Google’s push C2DM service.
Apparently SHAPE, the company that makes the IM+ app for Android has added the ability to add certain contacts as favourites, something that has been a long-standing requested feature from users, and the IM+ Android app also supports Gmail, Skype, Facebook along with numerous other IM services.
The guys say that it is a great concept that used a lot of battery life previously, but word is the company has ensured that improvements have also been made in that area as well.
For those that would like to try out the IM+ Black Beta, you can do so for free and use all the features for a limited period by hitting up here, or if you prefer you can grab the free IM+ app for Android from Google Play, or the Paid version of the app at a cost of $4.99.