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 […]

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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 […]

Lewis Hamilton Tweets Photo Of New BBM Logo On F1 Mercedes Petronas

Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes F1 Petronas vehicle just got a new decal. And it will fit quite nicely with the other BlackBerry decals. The latest is a BBM logo. This isn’t the first time this car has been shown with the BlackBerry logos on it. Back in March, it was shown off at the Malaysian Mall, […]

Press Release: BBM for Android and iOS will be available Sept. 21

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 18, 2013) – BBM(TM) – the iconic mobile social network – will begin rolling out for Android(TM) and iPhone(R) customers around the world from September 21. Previously exclusive to BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB) smartphones, BBM will be available as a free download in Google Play(TM) and the App Store(SM). Customers will be […]

BBM for Android ans iOS Said to Launch Friday, Sept. 20th

For the last few weeks we have been hearing multiple launch dates for BBM on Android and iOS. The newest date and time is said to be Friday, September 20th in Jakarta. This is not the first time us bloggers have heard this information according to emails that have been received by CB the timing […]

Enterprise Instant Messaging 3.1 on BlackBerry 10 is now available

BlackBerry has just released Enterprise Instant Messaging 3.1 for BlackBerry 10. The announcement comes from the BlackBerry Business Blog and below you will be able to find out about all of the features like “Tap to Call from Chat” and much more! BlackBerry Enterprise Instant Messaging allows your employees to continue their IM chat away […]

Check out this short “BBM for All” commercial

During The Amazing Race Canada, BlackBerry ran the below commercial letting Canadians know that BBM for everyone was coming soon! This lines up with the mystery event that is set to take place tomorrow September 18th. Check out the video above and let us know what you think about it in the comments. Was it […]

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 […]

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! […]