Michael Coates has done a stellar job at bringing all the news together about this in a series of recent posts
- Next-Generation Yahoo Messenger
- More on that cool Yahoo Messenger, built in WPF
- The New Yahoo Messenger
- Yahoo Messenger on Windows Vista
Watch the video preview and sign up to give it a try when it's ready.
Built from the ground up specifically for Microsoft Windows Vista, this all-new version combines the reliable and easy-to-use features you've always loved from Yahoo! Messenger with the cutting-edge experience of this new operating system.
- Instant message, voice, webcam video, and more
- Use the integrated Yahoo! Messenger Sidebar gadget to keep up with the friends that matter most
- Also add Windows Live™ Messenger friends to your contact list to see when they're online and IM them
- Keep conversations organized by dragging and dropping them into one tabbed window
- Brand new emoticons, program icons and alert sounds
- Instantly change the look and feel of your Yahoo! Messenger interface
- Automatic groups are created in your contact list based on your Yahoo! interests (i.e. Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Football league)