Another group chat software is available for iPhone users, 123 Flash Chat just unveils its iPhone chat client in 7.2.
Says CTO Kevin Wan, “The iPhone chat gets users connected on the go, whenever, wherever and users may chat on whatever topic. It’s cross-platform and it works well on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and android phone, and of course on computers, too.”
Then how can a website offer a chat room to iPhone users? That’s easy. Step 1, webmaster install 123 Flash Chat server and insert the HTML/Ajax chat client to some specific webpages. Then users visit those webpages on iPhone and start chatting! All they need is just internet access, even no flash player is required.
Written in HTML/Ajax, iPhone chat client supports most of the key features of the main flash chat client of 123 Flash Chat software. For example, the chat lobby and the private chat windows are all managed by tabs, and a chat room list is available. There will be a login panel with genders to choose, chat users can change chat skin on the fly, and smilies, avatars will be available. Also, the chat screen can be resized with ease, offensive users may be kicked out and banned, hyperlinks in the chat conversation are clickable. The highlight of the chat client is that IM invitation, the chat users can invite their friends on some other IM network to the chat room, such as MSN messenger, Yahoo Messenger, gTalk, Hotmail, Twitter, etc.
iPhone chat is also popular among the chat owners, because they can monitor their chat rooms more conveniently and efficiently with iPhone client. Quoted a webmaster, “The iPhone client can communicate smoothly with the flash client of 123 Flash Chat, and the best point is that it’s free, so why not make the most of it?”