BBM gets updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry has just rolled out a brand new beta update for BBM. This update is currently available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. What’s new? Hide Sticker Packs! No more holiday cheer? Haunted by your spooky Halloween Sticker Packs? Have we got news for you! This update includes the ability to hide Sticker Packs from the […]

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BBM Channels now has the ability for multiple admins

Running a BBM channel by yourself can be hectic, when last months BBM update rolled around we saw the ability to add multiple admins to help cover posts and content. Today, BlackBerry has just made that feature available to all BBM Channel users. To set up your admins here is what you do: Create/sign in […]

BBM has the second highest user retention among 22 Android social and messaging apps

Thanks to a study from Quettra we now have the chance to look at the retention of 22 of the most popular Instant Messaging applications. Applcations include WhatsApp, Instagram, WeChat, Snapchat, Twitter and others. “BBM has the second highest user retention among 22 Android social and messaging apps tracked by Quettra.” A week after publishing […]

BBM Meetings updated to v10.3.1.108

BlackBerry has rolled out an update to BBM Meetings for both BlackBerry 10 and desktop version. BBM Meetings for Blackberry 10 is coming in at version 10.3.1.108 and the desktop version is sitting at 1.1.0.49624. BBM Meetings offers a fresh new take on mobile collaboration. With a mobile-optimized user experience, BBM Meetings allows on-the-go professionals […]

BBM Protected now available for Android and iOS devices

BlackBerry has just rolled out BBM Protected for iOS and Android devices. So, if you are looking for enterprise-grade secure instant messaging service then BBM Protected is what you have been looking for. BBM Protected offers an enterprise-grade secure instant messaging service with all the features of a consumer IM app, the hardening of on-premise […]

BlackBerry wants you to know everything about BBM custom PINs

Since last weeks BBM beta release everyone has been talking about the new BBM custom PINs. Well, it seems that BlackBerry wants you to know everything there is to know when it comes to the custom PINs, thanks to a new article from the Inside BlackBerry Blog. BBM Custom PIN Subscriptions are now available, and […]

BBM Beta for iOS and BlackBerry 10 updated; Adds custom PIN and no ad options

BlackBerry has just pushed out updated for BBM beta for both BlackBerry 10 and iOS. This limited BBM beta update bring both custom BBM PIN and an option for no ads! Check out the full change log for all of the new additions a know issues. What’s included in this first release of Subscriptions? Vanity […]

BBM for Android now available in the Amazon Appstore!

BlackBerry has released BBM into the Amazon Appstore for Android devices. As we already know BBM is available in every app store, but the Amazon Appstore until today. Here is what BlackBerry had to say: All you Android BBMers out there: the latest BBM for Android is now available on the Amazon Appstore. The Amazon […]

Winnie The Pooh BBM stickers now available in the BBM Shop

Winnie The Pooh BBM stickers have been released into the BBM Shop! The Winnie The Pooh stickers come to us thanks to Disney and can be purchased in the BBM Shop for just $1.99. Not only do you get Poohbit, Roo and Owl are all included too! Head on over to the BBM Shop to […]

BBM for iOS Beta Updated to v2.7.0.33

I am not sure how we missed this one but on Friday, BlackBerry rolled out a beta update for BBM on iOS devices. This update takes the version to 2.7.0.33 and adds Touch ID and passcode protection support for BBM. What’s new? Secure BBM with a passcode and Touch ID Select and delete multiple chats, […]

BBM for BlackBerry 10 Beta Updated

BlackBerry has just rolled out a brand new BBM Beta update in the BlackBerry Beta Zone! This update is unfortunately a limited release and brings sharing pictures in BBM Groups! I am sure this update will reach BBM users on iOS, Android and Windows Phone users at some point. What’s new? Share Pictures in BBM […]

BBM for iOS Updated; Adds the ability to send multiple photos!

If you are using BBM on an iPhone  you will be happy to know that BlackBerry has rolled out an update that brings a couple of things you have been lacking. This update is currently available in the App Store and brings the version to 2.6.2.39. What’s new? See when a contact has received and […]

BBM Protected & BlackBerry Blend both nominated for GSMA Global Mobile Awards

During Mobile World Congress the Global Mobile Awards are held every year. This year BlackBerry has been nominated for two! One for BlackBerry Blend in Best Mobile Service or App for Consumers and the second is for BBM Protected, Best Security/ Anti-Fraud Product or Solution. The judges are comprised of 300 independent experts, analysts, journalists, […]

Six New Valentine’s Day Themed BBM Sicker Packs Now Available!

That’s right, six brand new BBM sticker packs have landed in the BBM Shop! 8-bit Valentines Day from Swyft Media, Harley’s Love Story from Swyft Media, Betty Boop Valentines Day from King Features, Garfield’s Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s Day from Paws Inc, Peanuts Valentines from Peanuts and last but not least Valentine’s Day from Meemo. […]

The BBM Shop Hits 1 Billion Views

BlackBerry has just announced that the BBM Shop has just hit 1 billion user views in January alone! “Today, 72% of users with access to BBM Shop interact with our “virtual goods” (stickers, music, games, etc.) each month.” Matthew Talbot, Senior Vice President Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry states; “In total, virtual goods have generated more […]

BBM for BlackBerry 10 updated in the Beta Zone; Brings Landscape Mode!

BlackBerry has just pushed out an update for BBM in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update brings the long awaited Landscape Mode within BBM and not just Hub! Check out all the new features below and let us know what you think about the new update in the comments. We have a couple of exciting […]

TILT from ReFocus Tech gets a major update!

Leading Blackberry 10 development studio ReFocus Tech updates their apps ‘Tilt’ with new features, fixes and permanent price reduction! Pune, India (January 22, 2015) – Today ReFocus Tech pushed out the long awaited update for their most popular app ‘Tilt’ on BlackBerry World. The update to Tilt is a huge surprise from development studio ReFocus […]

Three new BBM sticker packs make their way into the BBM Shop

Three brand new sticker packs have landed in the BBM Shop! The new sticker packs consist of Cut he Rope from ZeptoLab, Madagascar from DreamWorks and Alby and Chilly from Masova. All three BBM sticker packs will run you $1.99 each and can be purchased from the BBM Shop. Check the stickers out below and […]

Big Hero 6 and Puss in Boots BBM Stickers Land in the BBM Shop

Disney and DreamWorks have released two brand new BBM sticker packs into the BBM Shop. Disney brings us Big Hero 6 and  DreamWorks brings us Puss in Boots. Both BBM sticker packs are currently available in the BBM Shop for $1.99 each. Check them out below and then head on over to the BBM Shop […]

Encrypted messaging apps could be banned, if UK Prime Minister has his way

With the very recent terrorist attacks in France, UK Prime Minister David Cameron is supporting the banning of encrypted messaging apps. Cameron did not state specifically if apps like BBM, SnapChat and WhatsApp would be banned. The Independent: The Prime Minister said today that he would stop the use of methods of communication that cannot […]