The new Messages Beta from Apple is far more than just an IM app. Here's how to take full advantage of what it can do.
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I haven't used AIM in ages due to the amount of spam bots that frequent the network. However, it's nice to know that my account is still there and that Messages was able to pull in my entire buddy list. It also would have been nice if Messages had been able to pull over all of my existing iMessage history from my iDevices. As it stands, the app window looks a little bare when you initially start things up.
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