SOURCE: Beejive

January 04, 2010 08:00 ET

BeejiveIM for iPhone Named Top Ten Finalist in CES Mobile Apps Showdown

Leading Mobile Software Company to Showcase Its Technology at CES Unveiled Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 4, 2010) - Beejive is proud to announce that BeejiveIM for iPhone has been named a top ten finalist in the Mobile Apps Showdown at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The Mobile Apps Showdown is a people's choice contest to select the best mobile applications of the year, and Beejive encourages fans to vote for BeejiveIM online at In addition, Beejive will demonstrate both its iPhone and BlackBerry instant messaging clients at the CES Unveiled Media Reception on Tuesday, January 5, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Venetian Ballroom in Las Vegas. Press interested in further details should contact Eileen Conway at

BeejiveIM is a fast, modern, and highly customizable social networking app that supports Facebook Chat, GoogleTalk®, AIM®/iChat®/MobileMe®, MSN®/Windows Live®, Yahoo!®, MySpace, ICQ®, and Jabber, allowing users to chat with all of their IM contacts from one user-friendly interface. With BeejiveIM, users can experience the always-on connectivity and feature richness of desktop instant messaging from their phones, making it much easier and cost-effective to communicate than via texting.

"We look forward to showing off the features that have landed BeejiveIM on eight best-of-2009 lists," said Kai Yu, founder and CEO, Beejive. "If you can't make the show, be sure to vote for us online -- and thanks again to the Beejive community for their support and invaluable feedback in 2009. And, we've been hard at work on a never-before-seen next-generation messaging product, so keep an eye out -- it's coming soon."

BeejiveIM for iPhone is available for $9.99. Please visit the iTunes App Store to buy today, or visit for more information.

BeejiveIM for BlackBerry is available with two different licenses: a $14.99 device license and a $19.99 user license. The device license is for use on one BlackBerry, and if you change your BlackBerry device you will need to purchase a license upgrade or transfer. The user license is for use on one BlackBerry device at a time and can be transferred to other BlackBerrys for free. Both versions include free upgrades. Visit to purchase BeejiveIM for your BlackBerry or, to enjoy a free 30 day trial, go to

About Beejive

Based in San Francisco, Beejive (pronounced \be-hiv\) is a privately held company specializing in the design and development of software for mobile devices. Founded in 2006, Beejive strives to become the world's premier developer of fast, reliable, and easy-to-use mobile software. BeejiveIM, the initial offering from Beejive's product portfolio, is a multi-protocol instant messaging client that connects the mobile user to the major instant messaging networks. BeejiveIM was created to address the lack of reliable, user-friendly instant messaging applications available to mobile users. For more information, please visit

Contact Information

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    Eileen Conway
    Scout PR for Beejive
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