TinyBuddy: AIM for iPhone From AOL, Sort Of

Jason Snell on an intriguing web app interface to AIM for iPhone:

TinyBuddy uses AOL’s OpenAuth servers to authenticate you, meaning that the TinyBuddy web site never touches your password — so it can’t store it and use it later. Instead, TinyBuddy’s embedded JavaScript only handles a special authentication token provided by AIM.

Thursday, 26 July 2007