A Poem

Came across this poem about online chatting…

woke today and watched the sun rise, chatted to a guy but never saw his eyes
strangest thing what life has become, mxit’s controlling it in some
bonded now across valleys and oceans, mxit has bound us by only emotions
not a smile do we see or a hand do we touch, and yet of each we learn so much
has life become such that we need not have touch
we need not hear voices or genuine laughter, what is it actually we are all after
we treasure the friends we have not yet met,and the ones around us we seem to forget
we mxit from morning into the night, and never stop to wonder is mxit so right

– by luvkitten

It says: use it wisely, and don’t forget your real friends!

8 Mobile Google sites you didn’t know about

Google’s mobile products.

Suprize suprize, google has a little mobile portal that list its mobile products!



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Mobile Google Talk (GTalk / Gmail)

Google Talk and MXit work quite well together.
You can add a GTalk (@gmail.com) users to your MXit contacts to chat to them from your phone.
And similarly, you can add number@mxit.co.za contacts to your GTalk contact list.

GoogleTalk account google talk logo

You can get a google talk account from talk.google.com or when you use GMail.


Occasionally, there are issues between Google and MXit.
Like, some gmail accounts don’t want to receive messages from MXit, but other accounts do. Like, I have two gmail accounts, the one works perfectly, the other doesn’t. Google are obviously fixing up their issues still.

I think that different GMail user accounts are being load balanced over different areas/ips. This means that some accounts have problems accessing the MXit servers.

* Request feature / problem to Gmail

Other Stuff

World first: Vote on Idols with MXit

Another great MXit Synergy:

Apparantly, you will be able to vote for the Idols singing competition via MXit.
idols logo za
This must be a world first, as I doubt any other competition has allowed for voting via Instant Messenger. As usual, South Africa is first when it comes to tech innovation.

Mxit will also become the official voting medium for talent search show “South African Idols” later this year.

Official – well, there will surely still be the SMS/phone call option of voting!

Idols Schedule / Times

The idols show on Mnet runs from Sunday 19 August – the first episode, up till the final on Sunday 9 December 2007.

Have fun!
And new: get MP3 Music Via Mxit even!

Mobile Music Downloads

MXit now allows you to download MP3s or songs or ringtones to your phone if it supports it!

Check out Tradepost on your MXit!

Danny K on MXit Celebrity Chat Weekend

Danny K This is my time album

Greetings Communicators,

Have we got some news for you…

The MXit_Team is bringing you Danny K.
Yup, that is right!

Keep watching the MXit Splashscreens as well as the Dynamic Zones for more news and info..


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LG Electronics Phones Settings

LG Logo

Just some information on using programs on your LG, like MXit the instant messenger (chat iow).

Follow these steps to setup MXit on your LG KG800 Chocolate:

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MXit – Exploding growth

How many users does MXit currently have?

Mxit just reached the 5 million users mark! (Wed, Aug 15, 2007)

Some MXit Facts

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Nokia – Mobile Internet Settings

On some Nokia‘s you might have a problem using some Java apps – specifically with their internet connection.

If you are, you can always try this fix which is used for the MXit app for your phone:

Some of these Nokia models require additional settings
Do the following:
Select menu
2. Select Settings
3. Select Configuration
4. Select Personal Configuration Settings
5. Select Add or Add New
6. Select Access point
Account name call it MXit APN
7. Go back to Personal configuration settings
8. Select the new Access Point called MXit APN
9. Set as Preferred Access Point and activate in all applications
10. Go back to Personal configuration settings
11. Select the new Access Point called MXit APN
12. Select Access point settings
13. Select Bearer settings
14. Enter User name: mxit
15. Enter Password: mxit
16. Verify Password: mxit
17. Now start MXit from your Applications – Collections
18. When MXit opens ALLOW Network Access Select YES
19. Web Settings should now show MXit APN (The one you just created)
When you downloaded MXit, do not run it immediately (if prompted).
Exit (close) the WAP session you opened to download, or reboot the phone.
It is similar to installing a new application on a PC, you need to reboot.

New Mxit 5.2 Release

MXit V5.2 is to be released soon (3rd Quarter of 2007).
MXit v5
Try it out first if you are a Freestyler subscriber on MXit (See the Tradepost contact on MXit), you will be notified of the new release before everyone else.
Two weeks earlier than everyone else.
Currently only R2.50 per month for those extra premium services! Nothing compared to some R5 per day scams for ringtones etc that one sees advertized.

Why get Freestyler subscription on MXit?
You can save, send and receive your messages, greetings cards and pictures at no additional cost (beyond operator data costs).

On Thursday, August 16 2007 it will be available to Freestylers first to test out!

New features in 5.2?

Major Features

  • International languages – support for more alphabets/characters (Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and German)
  • Secure/encrypted messages/chat – A new “send encrypted” option.
  • Voice Messaging/Chat (VOIP) – almost like “push-to-talk”.
  • – Not yet!

  • Meet Your Gallery – V5.2 allows ALL users to make use of the Gallery. (Previously exclusive to Freestylers)
    Save conversations, files, Skinz and more to your personal Gallery.
    25 items at a max size of 150kb.
  • Play Audio Files – on supported phones.
  • Broadcast (Group Messaging) – V5.2 allows you to broadcast a message to 10 contacts in a Group for FREE. (Previously exclusive to Freestylers)
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