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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Updated: Samsung Confirms BBM and Exclusively For 3 Months

Update: We reached out to BlackBerry for comments and here’s what they had to say: “The excitement around the upcoming BBM launch on iPhone and Android devices seems to know no bounds. Although I’m a big fan of this passion, I want to clarify that no one will have an exclusive on offering BBM. We’ll […]

Leaked: BBM for Android APK File!

Yesterday I received a file containing BBM for Android APK. Well, I of course figured it was some sort of joke as there are a ton of fake BBM for Android apps floating around. I did load it on my Galaxy Tab just to see what was up with it. Sure enough the BBM APK […]

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 […]

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

BBM Channels updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry has released an update tho their BBM Channels in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update brings a slew new additions, below you will see the full change log! You can add our channel by using this Pin: C000F0BF2 or by scanning the below bar code. New Features include:  New Updates Tab: A new, easily […]

“Should I stay or Should I go?” – What do strategic alternatives mean for BlackBerry fans

Today there was some troubling news for BlackBerry fans.  While there have been rumors about BlackBerry looking into options for selling the company over the last year, but today BlackBerry released a press release stating that they are forming a committee to look for “strategic alternatives”.  So what does this mean for BlackBerry fans and […]