***UPDATED*** Is seem as though BBM Video/Voice service is being restored! I on the other hand am still not showing up on other Z10′s… You can check out my issue here: http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/forums/mobileforumtopicpage/board-id/blackberry10apps/thread-id/1078 I have been having some major issues with BBM Video not showing up on other BlackBerry Z10′s (this seems to be isolated to [...]
Prior to BlackBerry 10 we saw a lot of carriers offer their customers unlimited BBM plans. These were especially popular in emerging markets like South Africa, where BlackBerry dominates approximately 50% of the market. With the addition of features like BBM Video calls and BBM Voice, BlackBerry users will be putting much more demand on their carriers [...]
Rogers Wireless is offering Customers that pick up the new BlackBerry Z10 FREE BBM video for one year. With the BlackBerry Z10 you can chomp the limited data up very easily with BBM Voice and BBM Video. So Rogers is offering all BlackBerry Messenger data for six months with a $70/month individual plan or 12 [...]
One of the most welcome features of the new BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) v7.1 is the new voice feature. I have really enjoyed this addition to BBM, it allows you to make voice calls to your BBM friends over BBM using Wi-Fi. This being the only drawback to the feature is that is a Wi-Fi only system. However screenshots from the [...]
The British boy band JLS has teamed up with BlackBerry UK for a contest to help promote the new BBM Voice features. The contest will let a lucky winner talk to the members of JLS via a BBM voice chat. Anyone looking to enter should be following @UK_BlackBerry and keep an eye out for tasks.
*Update* According to a few sources BBM 7 with BBM Voice is still not supported on OS 4.5, 5 (Although RIM is working on legacy support). We made a mistake in posting this article and are very sorry for the confusion. Back on December 10 2012 Research In Motion released BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) v22.214.171.124. When [...]
Very interesting news this evening. A friend of mine @jjcub3d just upgraded from his 9800 to a Samsung Gs3 (BOO!) While exploring his SIM-less BlackBerry he noticed that the BBM Voice icon was still green. If you know anything about BBM, it requires both a BlackBerry Data Plan and the attached SIM for BBM messages to [...]
Native BBM Rumored To Be Coming To The PlayBook Next Month – With Integrated BBM Voice And Video Chat
We have known for some time now that BlackBerry 10 will be coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook sometime around the January 30th announcement. One of the features that PlayBook owners have been hoping for is native BBM integration, and rumors are that we may see it within the next month.
Well today has marked the day that BBM Voice is available to the masses. and some of you may be wondering just exactly how to use it. The process is very simple, and will seem like second nature once you get the hang of it. Lucky for us RIM has put out a quick how-to [...]
Video: BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Updated to v126.96.36.199 in BlackBerry World! Includes BBM Voice for the Masses!!
Mobile LinkBlackBerry Messenger (BBM) has been updated to v188.8.131.52 in BlackBerry World! This update includes BBM Voice for everyone running BlackBerry 6 OS and higher with support planned for smartphones running the BlackBerry 5 OS early next year.