In a bit of news that has 2008 me excited, BlackBerry just announced that its BBM messenger platform will come to both iOS and Android this summer. BlackBerry says it will support iOS 6 and Android 4.0 devices and above initially. CEO Thorstein Heins announced that his company’s plan is to make BlackBerry Messenger the de facto standard in cross-platform messaging. Features like group messaging, screen sharing and Channels will also make their … [read full article]
Update: In a statement provided by Reuters, a Samsung spokesperson said the company is not purchasing Research In Motion. The spokesperson did not address the reports that Samsung is considering licensing RIM software, or purchasing a portion of RIM’s assets. Here’s one rumor that’s too hard to pass up posting… According to the folks at BGR, RIM is actively seeking potential candidates to buy the company, stating that Co-CEO Jim Balsillie … [read full article]
In a case of better late that never, some of T-Mobile’s older BlackBerry devices will be receiving an update to install BlackBerry Messenger to their phones. This update is for those running the 4.5 software and have either the Blackberry Pearl 8120, Curve 8320, Curve 8520 or Curve 8900. Of course, if you already have BlackBerry Messenger, this doesn’t concern. Keep a lookout and leave your thoughts in the comments!
RIM (Research In Motion) is right on schedule with the release of the BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) 5.0. BBM 5.0 is now officially available in BlackBerry App World, or you can visit blackberry.com/blackberrymessenger from your BlackBerry’s Web Browser to download without the App World for devices running OS 4.5 and higher. Here are some the goodies BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 includes: Avatars can be easily set up and then populated from BlackBerry Contacts Group Functionality – allows groups of friends, family and personal … [read full article]
Do you know what would go nicely with a new BlackBerry 9700? Probably not, so I’ll tell you: it’s the new BlackBerry Messenger 5.0! BlackBerry Messenger (a.k.a “BBM”) 5.0 is expected to release October 7th. The guys over at CrackBerry recieved an email today from one of their tipsters giving a nice overview and expected release date for the new version. I’m sure this will make a large amount of you BlackBerry owners (including myself) very happy. … [read full article]