BlackBerry BBM Usage up around the globe!

BBM is showing strong growth is different key markets for BlackBerry, this according to an article recently published by Forbes. BlackBerry Messenger has been available for iOS and Android for about two months so to see some of these numbers is outstanding to say the least.   BBM for iOS is currently sitting in the […]

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BBM updated to v10.3.2.16 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry is still on a roll with launching updates to their most popular applications across the board. Now BlackBerry has released a huge BBM update in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update brings the version to 10.3.2.16 and adds larger groups and over 100 new emoticons. Check out the full change log below. What’s new? […]

BlackBerry Shows Off BBM Voice, BBM Channels and more coming to iOS & Android!

BlackBerry has just published the above video and below article on Inside BlackBerry. The below information talks about what we can expect from BBM in the coming months for iOS and Android. Check out the video and images and let us know what your thoughts are.   Today I want to give you a first […]

Download this BBM for Android APK to use the Dark Theme

@my_p4ss has successfully modified the BBM APK file to include a dark theme on Android! BlackBerry Q10 and Z30 users were the only ones that were able to support the dark theme until now!!! I really enjoy the dark theme on my Z30 as it also helps conserve battery life on the device. Download the […]

BBM TO COME PREINSTALLED ON LG SMARTPHONES

The G Pro Lite Will Be the First LG Device to Offer BBM Out-of-the-box WATERLOO, ON – BBM™ will soon come preinstalled on the LG G Pro Lite from LG Electronics Inc. in markets around the world. BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced a bundling agreement with LG Electronics involving both standard and virtual […]

Win the best weekend ever with BBM!

We give, give and give some more during the holiday season, and BlackBerry is doing the same with its BBM sharing contest. Starting today, BBM users can enter for a chance to win all kinds of cool prizes just by sharing their PINs and the contest page with their social networks. The more they share, […]

BBM Channels : The new envy of social media giants?

George Kesarios posted onto seekingalpha a few days ago some interesting opinions in regards to BBM Channels and after a good read through I am inclined to agree a fair bit. George gives a brief explanation on BBM Channels in that it is like Facebook pages and Twitter. I currently own 3 Channels and I […]

QNX is headed CES 2014

CES is set to take place on January 7-10, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We wanted to let you that QNX will be on hand in the North Hall, Booth #536. Judging by their website this year is going to be a smash hit! The car under the cover looks like it could […]

BBM for iOS updated

BlackBerry has rolled out an update to BlackBerry Messenger for iOS. This update takes the version to 1.0.5.134 and is currently available  in iTunes for all to download. This update fixes the issue with the blank contact bug. New update 1.0.5.134 of #BBM for #iPhone just released addresses blank contacts. Check to be sure you […]

Video: BlackBerry Bridge Shows Hub for PlayBook!

Well BlackBerry 10 is still surprising us every day it seems like lately. In the below video you will see  access to BlackBerry 10 hub running over BlackBerry Bridge on the PlayBook. To access this Easter egg all it takes is for you to open email address hyperlink from BBM over the BlackBerry 10 bridge […]

Check out the hidden BBM Emoticons!

It is always great to find Easter eggs in anything from video games, movies to BBM. In this case as we have seen in the past BlackBerry has placed some great emoticons in BBM! A huge thanks to Pat Wallace for finding these great emoticons some of us have never seen before. Below you will see […]

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Still Going Strong on iOS

BlackBerry messenger is the best mobile messaging application to date, and BBM continues to be a hit with that of other platforms specifically iOS in the latest study from Distimo‘s messaging app survey show signifificant growth and downloads relating to BBM vs. the competition on the iOS platform. During the first month of availability, BBM […]

Video’s show how to create and subscribe to BBM Channels

As BlackBerry rolls out BBM to multiple platforms, BlackBerry users on OS 5 and up now have access to BBM Channels. This addition has prompted BlackBerry to put together a couple how to videos on BBM Channels. Check out the videos below and let us know your thoughts in the comments, also be sure to […]

BBM to be pre-installed on certain Android devices

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 26, 2013) – BBM™ will soon come preinstalled on a variety of Android™-based smartphones from leading OEMs across Africa, India, Indonesia, Latin America and the Middle East. Beginning next month, Android smartphones from Be, Brightstar, Celkon, EVERCOSS, IMO, Micromax, Mito, Snexian, Spice, TECNO, TiPhone and Zen will include BBM preinstalled. In addition, […]

BBM Channels to roll out to BBOS 5 and up starting today at 3PM EST

Today BBM Channels, a forum for active, real conversations between people, brands and communities, will be made available for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry World. BlackBerry users can simply update to the newest version of BBM to have access to the BBM Channels beta when it becomes […]

BBM Money Added to BlackBerry 10

Add more application to its portfolio BlackBerry 10 application are becoming more and more frequent and BlackBerry Messenger Money isn’t one that will be overlooked. BBM Money along with the BlackBerry Z30 will be rolling out very soon in Indonesia.  Since the launch of BBM Money, more than 60,000 people have joined, which has exceeded […]

BlackBerry In Talks with India to Offer Phone and Data Deals

It is no secret that BlackBerry has strong support in India and now the Economic Times is reporting that BlackBerry is now in talks with telecom services to bring data services and bundled with BlackBerry devices at a better rate and financial price point to outweigh its competitions in that area. BlackBerry managing director Sunil Lalvani, stated “We are actively talking […]

Love BBM? Create The Next Set of Awesome #BBM Emoticons?

If your have ever used a BlackBerry device at some point you have used BBM and now with iOS and Android members on #TeamBlackBerry you can create the next set of BBM Icons! Want to help us create the next set of awesome #BBM Emoticons? We’re looking for ideas from YOU, our biggest Fans! Here’s […]

BBM for Android and iPhone Updated

BlackBerry is on a roll today with the release of BBM for the WiFi only iPad and now updates to BBM for both iOS and Android devices. Thanks to the BlackBerry HelpBlog for publishing the full change logs below! BBM for Android  Support for BBM Contact Categories BBM Group List sorting and filtering improvements More […]

BBM headed to the WiFi-only iPad ‘within 24 hours’

Over the last couple of weeks BlackBerry has been experiencing tremendous success with the cross-platform launch of BBM. At last check BBM for iOS and Android had been downloaded well over 20 million times. As people on iOS and Android wait on features like BBM Video and channels, BlackBerry assures us that those missing features […]