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New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-04-2012
My Device: Blackberry playbook
My Carrier: vodaphone

gtalk and skype

Hi All


Need your help


I am having a blackberry play book tablet, dont know how to Down load gtalk and skype


Can Any one help me




Guru II
Posts: 22,043
Registered: ‎04-01-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV; BlackBerry Z30, Z10 and Q10 w/OS; PlayBook w/OS
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: gtalk and skype

There is a client for Google Talk in Appworld. It's $1.99, but I've never tried it.

Unfortunately, Skype is not available on the Playbook, not for lack of RIM trying, but because Microsoft will not license it to them in order to promote their own tablet.

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Guru I
Posts: 19,020
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Passport, Playbook, 9320BES
My Carrier: Bouygues _ SFR

Re: gtalk and skype

check the following free apps :
they do Google Talk, and Skype text chat.

http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/22311/?lang=en (iGAB)

http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/125705/?lang=en (IM+)

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