Check out the #BBM4ALL van in the UK!

The BBM team in the UK have taking to the streets to spread the love for BBM! They are using a very decked out van with BBM symbols all over it! It is a great opputunity to learn more about BBM and to spread the word about BBM going cross platform. The image below come […]

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BBM Community Grows to More Than 80 Million Active Users Across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone Devices Globally

Waterloo, ON – After the amazing launch of BBM™ on Android® and iPhone® devices, with more than 10 million downloads in the first 24 hours, BBM has now ended its first week with more than 80 million monthly active users*, including over 20 million new users on Android and iPhone devices. During its first week, […]

BBM Channels to leave beta soon! – BBM Video and Voice calling headed to iOS and Android in a few months

As if we did not know this was coming… BBM will be leaving the beta stage shortly and video and voice calling will be coming to iOS and Android “within months”, this according to Andrew Bocking, EVP of BBM at BlackBerry. Mr. Bocking was on CBC’s The Morning Edition when he stated“we have other ideas […]

Video shows BBM for Android Modification – Run two BBM accounts at the same time!

With the launch of BBM for both Android and iOS more and more people are joining the in on the fun that is BlackBerry Messenger. As the founder of NerdBerry I use multiple devices all the time from smartphones to tablets, over the years I have had about three BBID’s or BlackBerry ID’s in my […]

Over 10 Million Downloads of BBM for Android and iPhone in the First Day

BBM achieves top ranking in the App Store in over 75 countries within the first 24 hours WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 22, 2013) – In just 24 hours BBM(TM) has been downloaded over 10 million times by Android(TM) and iPhone(R) users, one of the best single-day openings for a mobile app to date. BBM, the […]

Devs: New BlackBerry World vendor reports portal now available!

Hey developers, BlackBerry has partnered up with bango to offer you a better experience and more stats!!!! BlackBerry is currently notifying developers via email and if you have not already received it you can check out the one below. About bango: In the era of mobile technology, collecting payments has emerged as a central and […]

BBM Cross Platform Launch Expected “Within Days”

Well, it is a bout time we get a good update on BBM going cross platform! BlackBerry’s CMO, Frank Boulben, spoke with Reuters and said that he expects BBM to launch cross platform on Android and iOS “within days”. BlackBerry “is confident that it fixed issues that arose after the initial cross-platform launch of the […]

BlackBerry and Kik come to terms on 2010 lawsuit Over BBM

  Way back in 2010 BlackBerry then RIM sued Kik Messaging for patent infringement on their BBM like IM client for BlackBerry, Android, and iOS. Since then BBM has come a long way with the addition of BlackBerry 10 and so on. The founder of Kik, Ted Livingston, originally worked for BlackBerryas an engineer. “BlackBerry had […]

BBM for Android Enters Beta Yet Again

Reports are swirling around the interwebs that BlackBerry has launched a new version of BBM for Android. According to these reports a new welcome screen appears with the explanation of the app notifications, the notification that runs in the status bar can now be disabled and lastly the UI has a more finished look to […]

BlackBerry Hasn’t Forgotten About BBM For All

BlackBerry tweeted the above today. It’s a nice reassurance considering they haven’t said much after what happened last weekend. They are committed to bringing BBM to Android and iOS, but there are no further updates as to when that will be. Register at BBM.com for updates on the official launch.

Gary Klassen Talks BBM – BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013

Gary Klassen is the man behind BBM. So who better to talk about its history? He spoke to BBin and had an in depth interview. Gary talks about the origins of BBM, how it started as a tiny project. And he even talks about last weeks BBM cross platform launch failure. He is asked why […]

BBM Desktop edition gets shown off at BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013

This is not a huge surprise to many of us BlackBerry abusers, but to some this maybe a huge deal. Umm, who am I kidding this is a huge deal for all of us! During BlackBerry Jam Asia, Alec Saunders and Chris Smith showed the attendees. The version of BBM they showed seemed to be […]

Check out the BBM Cross Platform Commercial from MicroMax

Just last week we saw MicroMax announce that they were going to start pre-loading BBM on their Canvas line of Android devices. Thanks to Fubaz for letting me know that they have just published a new commercial for BBM going cross-platform. At this time we still do not have any idea as to when the […]

BBM for Android and iPhone update – Note from the head of BBM

BlackBerry just issued the below statement update on the status of BBM for Android and iOS. Hi Android and iPhone users, This is Andrew Bocking, head of BBM at BlackBerry. As a follow up to our first blog post on Saturday, I want to take a moment to provide you with an update on the […]

Future President and CEO of BlackBerry @BlackBerryHank Address’ the latest BBM cross platform blunder

Way back during BlackBerry Live in May, I had the pleasure of meeting BlackBerry Hank in person. I must say BlackBerry Hank is very passionate about BlackBerry and is also very knowledgeable. Hank just released the above video addressing the BBM for Android and iOS blunder that happened yesterday. BlackBerry Hank should be the next […]

BlackBerry Messenger for Android is officially here!!!

Well the title says it all, BBM for Android is officially rolling out! If you have installed the last leak like we did you will notice you now have full access to BBM on your Android device! Now here in the US BlackBerry Messenger has yet to appear in Google Play at this time. You […]

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS has officially started rolling out!!!

As we all sit here waiting for BBM for Android to roll out people in New Zealand are able to download BBM for iOS right now! BlackBerry has started the hourly roll out of BBM. So every hour that passes another part of the world will be able to download BBM! BBM™ is now here […]

BlackBerry Promotes Cross Platform BBM In London

With BBM launching for Android and iOS this weekend, BlackBerry is now pushing the ads. Last week Samsung was promoting BBM, but prior to that marketing for BBM from BlackBerry had been soft. Yesterday there was the BBM decal on the F1. But that didn’t seem like an in your face ad. The ones in […]

BlackBerry Bridge for BlackBerry 10 Updated – BBM now back on the PlayBook!

BlackBerry has just started rolling out an update to BlackBerry Bridge for BlackBerry 10. This update brings BBM back to the BlackBerry PlayBook and is currently in BlackBerry world just waiting to be downloaded to your device! Pair your BlackBerry smartphone with a BlackBerry® PlayBook tablet to get even more features! BlackBerry® Bridge™ allows you […]

BBM to come preload on Micromax Canvas line of Android devices

Micromaxin India has teamed up with BlackBerry to preload BBM on Android devices. We know BBM will be hitting Android officially on September 21st and iOS on September 22nd. Micromax has set up a teaser website to let people know that BBM is coming! Deepak Mehrotra, VP, Micromax shared his thoughts on BBM on Android. We […]