Details are bit a scarce right now, but TalkBox, a voice-based instant messaging system, is reportedly ready to come to Windows Phone. The developers of the app were invited to the Nokia Lumia launch in Hong Kong yesterday and were expected to show off the app for Windows Phone. From the micro-Blogging site Weibo (translated):
"Today (November 18) night will be the long-awaited Hong Kong Nokia Lumia Launch Party, which is the Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 of the conference! Mysterious TalkBox for Windows Phone will be unveiled tonight, TalkBox team invited presentation at the conference site WP7 version TalkBox, let us wait and see!"
TalkBox is a popular app found on the iPhone and Android that allows you to record voice-messages (up to 1 minute) that can be posted to Facebook, Twitter or within the app itself. The app access your contacts and much like WhatsApp, Kik and Tango, sees who is already using the service, adding them as in-app contacts. A similar service is found on Windows Mobile called Palringo, an app that is also being currently ported to Windows Phone.
No word on availability but we'll do our best to keep an eye out. For more info, see their site.