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Samsung updates ChatON with Olympic buddy feature

There are so many messengers out that function like BBM, but not limited to any particular operating system. Some of the most popular chat clients include Whatsapp and Samsung’s ChatON. “Chat On” is a cross platform application that aims at making things simpler when it comes to the communication. In order to aggressively position itself in the race of mobile chat clients, the Korean based mobile company has updated its app with more features and bug fixes.
The most notable change is the logo itself. The new ChatON logo seems to be engraved and looks fresh. Samsung is one of the major sponsors of 2012 Summer Olympics, London 2012, and it’s obvious that company would like to share the excitement with its users. With the updated ChatON, you can now make friends with an Olympic buddy on ChatON in order to receive latest updates on the grand competition.

The Olympic buddy will bring you daily schedules, the country which has scored highest number of medals, receive breaking news on record breaking performances – leave it all to your Olympic buddy to fetch the information for you automatically.

Apart from Olympic buddy, below are some of the new features that will come with the latest update:
• Walkie-talkie
• Skin/Bubble download
• Typing status
• Edit buddy’s name
• Image zoom-in/out

Additional features for tablet owners include:
• Animation Emoticons
• Buddy Suggestion
• Send documents
• App Lock

The main fundamental things which Samsung has aimed with Chat On application include Group Chat, Location Sharing, Music Sharing and Video Sharing using a very intuitive and simple interface. The best part is that it doesn’t discriminate on the basis of mobile platforms like iMessage and BBM do. Samsung’s ChatON is available on most of the mobile platforms and is more of a cross platform offering. The app is available on iOS and BlackBerry devices too. If you are tracking London 2012 olympics, do take a look ChatOn’s Olympic buddy. Besides this, you can also download Official app for Olympics for Android which is also sponsored by Samsung. The official Olympics app is available on Windows Phone and iOS too. The official app will keep you updated with Results, Live Schedule, live updates, Calendar Schedule, sports, medals, athletes and My Games. Detailed review of Android app can be found here, and detailed review of Windows Phone version can be read here. Combined with ChatON, you will have a complete Olympic device. Share the Olympic joy with all your Android and non-Android buddies. For Android users, download the app from Google Play Store over here.