SHAPE Services let us know about their open beta for a new app called Beep, which is apart of IM+. Beep is here to merge your Address Book with instant messaging and help you save on SMS.

  • Send unlimited number of free messages – Beep uses your Internet plan and all messages sent with Beep are free. We understand how important a message can be, so we added “Sent” and “Delivered” confirmations for each message you send.
  • Express yourself and impress others – IM+ with Beep now offers free alternative to SMS and MMS: customize your status message and share pictures, videos, audio notes, your location with your address book contacts.*
  • Your Address Book is your instant messaging buddy list – Yes, it’s that plain and simple. When you know someone’s phone number, you already know their instant messaging ID. Beep works across all devices, including iPad, iPod Touch and Android tablets.
IM+ for BlackBerry with Beep version v. beta can be downloaded here. Most active beta testers will be rewarded with licenses for IM+ Pro or other SHAPE Services products of their choice.