BBM Money launched less than three months ago in Indonesia and it has been gaining a lot of users. More than 60,000 people have joined, which has exceeded the original predictions. BlackBerry hopes to have 200,000 by the end of the year. Which is totally possible if people keep registering at that rate.
BlackBerry founder and former Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis said that he’s confident that users of iPhones and other devices will embrace the company’s BlackBerry Messenger platform, which will be offered on rival phones later this year. “BBM is by far the most compelling wireless experience and wireless social-networking environment,” Lazaridis, who stepped down as co-chief executive [...]
Are you still wondering what BBM Channels are or do? Well BlackBerry has recently uploaded the above video showcasing some of the features offered with BBM Channels. BBM Channels is a great way to connect and learn about people, businesses, blogs and much more. It is a social network for BBM! You can add our [...]
During the keynote at BlackBerry Live this week BlackBerry announced that they were bringing BBM to iOS and Android. This announcement rocked the world as BlackBerry Messenger or BBM as it is commonly called has only been on BlackBerry. Some of the people we spoke with at Live had mixed reactions to the announcement. All [...]
After Lewis Hamilton of MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Team was welcomed by Thorstein Heins to introduce BBM channels at BlackBerry Live, Inside BlackBerry had the opportunity to interview him. He was asked how he would be using BBM channels to connect with fans. See the interview below.
BBM BlackBerry Messenger is the best mobile messaging application available. BBM has been for the longest what maintains the link between BlackBerry users togetherness. Now today, BlackBerry has announced that no longer will BBM will exclusively be available for BlackBerry. BlackBerry Messenger BBM will now be a cross-platform application available for iOS and Android devices with the following BBM features included: The [...]
With BlackBerry 10 almost done its initial roll out and the Q10 hitting the market very shortly, we are starting to see some cool new things that BlackBerry 10 can do. The latest is a video from BlackBerry that shows how BlackBerry 10 can utilize Chinese handwriting input within BBM. Any Chinese BlackBerry user should [...]
***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 [...]
Way back in 2011 BlackBerry launched BBM Music, BBM Music let BBM users share their music collection socially! With BBM Music, you can create a music profile of your favorite songs that all your BBM Music friends can listen to – and in return you can enjoy all of your friends’ profile selections. That means [...]
For quite sometime now it has been rumored that BlackBerry 10 would bring some sort of theme in to the device, well the above screen shot shows off the BBM Dark theme on the BlackBerry Dev Alpha C. Well the reson we do not have the Dark them for the BlackBerry Z10 is simple. The [...]
nextGen has released Animated Avatars for BBM on BlackBerry 10. Animated Avatars for BBM is an application that will help you update your BlackBerry Messenger profile picture instantly. Animated Avatars for BBM offers over 700+ animated avatars using the sleek interface looking app to keep your BBM looking impressive to your buddies.
UPDATED: BlackBerry® has announced that BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) version 7.0.1,which features voice chatting over a Wi-Fi® connection, is now available for BlackBerry smartphones running the BlackBerry® 5 OS. BBM version 7.0.1 with BBM Voice is a fast, convenient, and inexpensive way to stay connected with friends, family and colleagues, and can be downloaded from [...]
BlackBerry has released an update to BlackBerry Messenger to version 126.96.36.199 This new download includes several bug fixes designed to improve the performance and stability of the application. Please download BBM version 188.8.131.52 when you have a moment.
PermataBank, BlackBerry and Monitise Join Forces to Bring Mobile Payments Services to BlackBerry Messenger
JAKARTA, INDONESIA–(Marketwire – Feb. 26, 2013) – Indonesian financial institution PT Bank Permata Tbk (PermataBank), BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) and Mobile Money leader Monitise plc (LSE:MONI.L) announce the commercial pilot launch of BBM Money. With BBM Money, customers have the ability to create and access a mobile money account from their BlackBerry smartphone and make real-time payments [...]
Mobile Link BlackBerry has just posted the above video on their YouTube channel showing off BBM Money! BBM Money will let you send money between BBM contacts. Hit the break for more!
South African mobile provider Cell C has announced the BlackBerry Z10. The phone will be available for purchase in their stores starting on March 1st. In the meantime the Z10 is ready for pre order over at the Cell C website. This announcement comes not long after Vodacom officially started selling the Z10. Cell C [...]
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 [...]
BlackBerry has released an update to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update take the version to 184.108.40.206 and can be download right now. This update includes fixes for two major bugs. The first fix is for an Uncaught Exception Error and the second fixes a Memory Leak/Black Spinning Clock.
When BlackBerry 10 was launched in Dubai, it was confirmed that BlackBerry is in negotiations with Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) and telecom operators to allow BBM voice and video messaging. Jamie Moran, Global Director for Carriers and Retail Marketing at BlackBerry, confirmed this by saying: “We continue to negotiate with the officials here. I am [...]