Celebrating one year of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) in the Collins English Dictionary

BBM Abbreviation for 1. BlackBerry Messenger: an instant messaging application for BlackBerry devices Noun 2. a message sent or received using BlackBerry Messenger Verb 3. to send a message using BlackBerry Messenger One year ago today, the authoritative Collins English Dictionary added BBM to its comprehensive collection of up-to-date English words, reflecting the global popularity […]

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Samsung’s Really Trying To Let Everyone Know About BBM

Samsung wants everyone to know that BBM is coming. They are really pushing the cross platform advertising. Here and there BlackBerry has mentioned that BBM is going to be here soon. But it definitely has not been promoted the way Samsung has been promoting it. As of late, the only real promoting BlackBerry has done […]

Top 10 Toronto Apps for Tourists on BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry has put together a great list of applications for tourists visiting Toronto during the TIFF. Check out the list below and let us know what you think about TIFF and the apps as well. Visitors to Toronto for the Toronto International Film Festival® have an ideal travel guide with BlackBerry® 10 features and applications. […]

BlackBerry Shows Off BBM on iPhone and Android at TIFF

Our good buddy @kuttysark has published the below picture on his Twitter account showing off BlackBerry Messenger running on the iPhone 5 with the caption “@Blackberry 10 #bbm4all #Tiff13 on iPhone 5 what! #BBElite #TeamBlackberry w/ @roxannekozak @kdblez @mike_trynoha pic.twitter.com/Ry19Gpt3c0″  This while the world awaits BBM to land on a device near them.Check out the […]

BlackBerry Confirms BBM For IPhone Was Submitted For Review Two Weeks Ago

Back in May it was confirmed that BBM was coming to both the Iphone and Android. Alex Kinsella who is BlackBerry’s Social Media Manager, tweeted the above news today. Since it has been in the review process for two weeks already, this should mean that the app should be available very soon. Apple can be […]

BBM Channels Updated to v10.2.20.32 in the Beta Zone

BlackBerry has just released an update to BBM Channels. This update to version 10.2.20.32 is currently available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update includes a ton of enhancements and features. Be sure to check out the change log below. New Features: Search Enhancements: Users can now join a channel straight from the search results page! […]

BBM Running on the HTC First (Android OS)

Well as a lot of people sit wondering when they will see BBM on iOS and Android, a new video has popped up on YouTube thanks to BBOS. The video has since been removed (thanks to a request from BlackBerry), but can be seen here. The video shows off the HTC First which is a […]

BBM For Android And Iphone Home Page Shows FAQ

BlackBerry seems to have put up the home page for BBM for Iphone and Android. There’s a FAQ part that features a bunch of how tos on BBM. There’s not much you can do on the page other than sign up for updates when BBM launches. In the meantime you can sign up here. The […]

Wall Street Journal Is Saying BlackBerry Is Considering A BBM Spinoff

The Wall Street Journal is saying that BlackBerry is considering putting BBM into its own separate subsidiary. It would even have its own name, BBM Inc. The goal of the separation would be more independence for BBM. A direct quote from the article: Many of these planned offerings have been in progress internally for years. […]

Samsung Promotes Cross Platform BBM on Galaxy Line

There was an announcement a few months back regarding BBM going cross platform.  Samsung took the plunge and has started an advertising campaign focused on the introduction of this feature. Source: BlackBerry Empire

Samsung to offer BBM in Samsung App store for all GALAXY Smartphone devices

5th August, 2013 – Today, Samsung has announced that the upcoming BBM™ app will be available in the Google Play and the Samsung App store soon and available to all Samsung GALAXY smartphone consumers across Africa. Says George Ferreira, VP and COO of Samsung Electronics Africa: “At Samsung we are all about collaboration, innovation and […]

Indonesian Goverment Proposing Fine for BBM Outages.

Indonesia is contemplating accessing a 10 cent per user fine to BlackBerry for any and all future BBM outages if the service cannot be restored in 4 hours or less.  If that fine comes to be that shakes out to about 1.5 million USD for each incident.  15 Million subscribers in Indonesia can be a […]

Happy Canada Day form @NerdBerry

Nerdberry wanted to take a few minutes today and wish a happy Canada Day to all of our Canadian friends that are oot and oboot (out and about) celebrating today. Especially two of our editors B-ren and Nerdberry_Kim.  Now everyone can return to the celebration and have a Molson for me.

BlackBerry to Add Sponsored Invites to BBM Channels

Ever since BlackBerry Live, we have been hearing a lot on the BBM Channels as well as how BBM will be going cross-platform. Well it seems as though BlackBerry will begin adding “Sponsored Invites” to BBM Channels. BlackBerry published a survey in the BlackBerry Beta Zone on the “Sponsored Invites” below is what they had […]

BlackBerry Q10 & Z10 Unlock Codes Now On Sale For Only $30!!!

Unleash the power of your BlackBerry Q10/Z10 by unlocking it and being able to use it on just about any GSM carrier you’re heart desires! Our unlock codes are generated so that you have no problems what so ever with them. The entire process takes about 60 seconds to order your unlock from us. We […]

UPDATED: BBM Launching on iOS and Android on June 27th

UPDATE: BlackBerry has now said that T-MobileUK’s  Tweet from their Twitter account “is not inaccurate.” Well this is interesting news, according to a tweet from T-Mobile UK: “Great news – BlackBerry Messenger will be available to download on iOS and Android from June 27th! #BBM pic.twitter.com/PbG1uknM3h“. This is great news but still nothing has been […]

BlackBerry Goes After the Easy Growth

BlackBerry has been busy for the last couple of month trying to grow the brand with various enhancements and new offerings to the loyal users as well as the members of the folds. As we have reported a few days ago BBM is coming to the other mobile platforms in the near future.  This very […]

NimBuzz releases a new app for legacy BlackBerry devices

NimBuzz has released a new updated application for BlackBerry legacy devices. This updated version is said to be the fastest version today. Nimbuzz Messenger combines the power of internet and smart phone messenger into one, and lets you send unlimited chat messages and share files (pictures/videos) on any mobile device across popular messengers. Nimbuzz Messenger […]

New Avatars for BBM Promoting Cross Platform Growth.

With the announcement of BBM going cross platform at BlackBerry Live it was only a matter of time before there were new avatars available that focused on spreading the word. As you can see from the images these get right to the point and don’t play around. If you want to rock these as your […]

Need More to Fill Your BlackBerry Channels Fix

For those of you addicted to the channels of BBM you can get on Twitter and look at the tweets of @ChannelPin to get your fix.  ChannelPin’s goal is to promote BBM channels and increase the exposure of your channel to the twitter-sphere. Since the announcement of the BBM channels at BlackBerry Live last week, […]