Instantly communicate with all your online friends
- Tabbed interface
- Yahoo News, Sport, Weather and Stock Prices
- Yahoo! emoticons
- Basic preferences
- Limited contact list options
Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC lets you chat Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC is a free instant messaging client that lets you chat with your friends and check your favourite news.
The program offers a simple user interface and the different sections like News, Sports, Stock Prices and Weather are divided in tabs at the bottom of the screen.
The messaging client in Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC has all the Yahoo! emoticons and you can start chatting right away by using the keyboard in the Pocket PC touch screen.
Compared to other IM applications for Windows Mobile, we expected Yahoo!
Messenger for Pocket PC to be a bit better equipped. The preferences menu only allows you to configure the connection settings and lets you choose from only four different sound alerts.
Your contact list can be updated but you can only change the name and nickname given to your friends.
Yahoo! Messenger for Pocket PC has the bare necessities to get you started chatting on your Pocket PC.
Thanks to its tabbed interface you’ll be able to follow up the news on the fly.
However, it lacks the advanced features and extended customization to fight off competition of excellent alternatives like