BlackBerry Messenger Emoticons Missing: Help us!

Help, we need some ideas! Help, not just any ideas! Help, you know we need some keystroke ideas! Help! Ok so not exactly what The Beatles had in mind but  One thing I love about BlackBerry is its interaction with the community and the users… Last year BlackBerry simply asked us for ideas for new […]

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BBM for Android Gingerbread: Available Now

For the past couple of weeks we have let you know that BBM would soon be available for Android devices running Gingerbread. We let you know when the apk first was leaked. “With 21 per cent of the global Android user base running on Gingerbread, we’re excited to welcome lots of new users in to […]

Sumit Parab leaves BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Team

@bbm and team. It’s been a great 3 years! Will definitely miss you guys. Looking forward to the exciting new things in store — Sumit Parab (@sumit_parab) February 18, 2014   The BlackBerry Team is getting smaller and smaller, previously Andrew Bocking the Executive Vice President, headed out and now Sumit Parab has announced via […]

Brands and Business Building Communities on BBM Channels

BlackBerry just sent us the below email letting us know about some of the major brands that have set up BBM Channels since the release of the iOS and Android update last week. You can also add the Official NerdBerry Channel by using PIN: C000F0BF2. Check out the information below and let us know what […]

BlackBerry BBM and Desktops: Will We Blend?

Will We Blend? Oh dear a different type of Blend? What is Blend? verb: mix (a substance) with another substance so that they combine together. noun: a mixture of different substances or other things. What is Blend to us? Blend is  a Software that will allow SMS/MMS, BBM, BBM Groups and Email that we use on our […]

BBM 2.0 Updated for Legacy BlackBerry OS, but with Limitations..

If you have yet to update your BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) to the new update that was released today, quickly head over to BlackBerry World and download it. Also if you do decide to get the update, but still happen to be rocking a legacy BlackBerry OS device you will enjoy many of the new features, however […]

Check Out all of the New BBM Emoticons!

As we mentioned this morning BalckBerry is currently in the roll out process with the new BBM for iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10. This new update iincludes a lot of new and great things including about 100 brand spanking new BBM Emoticons! Check out the BBM periodic table below. Let us know what new emoticon […]

Tons of videos show off what’s new in BBM 2.0

BlackBerry has just unleashed a ton of new videos via their YouTube channel highlighting the brand new BBM 2.0 that is being launched today! Check out the great videos below and let us know your thoughts in the comments! BBM — Share your location Running Late? Share you location with friends live on a map […]

Video: BBM — More ways than ever to BBM me

With toda’s news that BBM for iOS and Android being updated to add BBM Voice and BBM Channels is huge. BlackBerry has just published the above video on their YouTube channel showing off the new features. Check out the video and let us know what you think in the comments. With great new features like […]

BlackBerry Planning Octa-core 64-bit Device

A few days ago @Sleepy2009 posted a snapshot of Geekbench 3 being used on seemingly the BlackBerry O series rumored Ontario, I couldn’t help but feel oh here we go again… remember the cafe? Ontario and was it Tigris? (ok I know cafe was dropped due to Q3 fiscal results but you get the idea)… haven’t […]

SnapChat DoS issues discovered

Jaime Sanchez is a cyber security consultant for Telefonica in Spain and he has uncovered a little tiny itsy bitsy problem with SnapChat… one that can crash an iPhone… no biggie *shrug* While SnapChat is quite a clever app that has time limits on pictures and videos there has been quite a lot of controversy […]

Bye Bye Bocking: EVP of BBM leaves BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s Andrew Bocking is as of Monday (2/10/14) no longer with BlackBerry. In short: Bye Bye Bocking. The forums, feeds, blogs and news sites are absolute rife with rumors and possible reasons as to why Andrew Bocking left a company he has worked with for 14 years from a position of PM to EVP of […]

Snap, Personalize and Share your weather creatively with Insta Weather

MMMOOO released this a little while ago and I have had it in my bookmarks. Today I bought it and now I rue my impulse. Insta Weather is a Weather app that enables its user to share a quick snap of their choice (ideally wherever the user is at the time) and slap on an overlay […]

Photo Studio Pro Update to 1.2.9.134

Photo Studio Pro pushed an update that shocked me a little… It has been said recently that legacy devices such as that on OS 5-7 will no longer be supported and I had presumed that a lot of developers would follow suit and give up on people on the old qwerty’s. The update consists of: […]

BProfile: A nice little BBM Display Picture Tool

Rick / @Fortneyland95 sent me an edited version (see above) of my then display picture, I had to ask “WHAT APP IS THAT?” and I have to admit that I’ve had alot of fun since downloading BProfile. There has always been ways to customize display pictures prior to this but I find BProfile to be […]

Find Friends Feature added in new BBM update for Android and iOS Users

BlackBerry just let us know that they are rolling out an update to BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android users! This update adds a new feature that lets you find friends on BBM. The BBM Find Friends feature “will detect which contacts in your smartphone’s contact list are already using BBM, and allow you to […]

Share Your BBM PIN with Style using BBM PIN Card

BlackBerry Messenger going cross-platform was one of the best ideas BlackBerry could have done! If you have yet to add all of your friends to BBM now you can with style and your own pazzazz with your own customized BBM PIN Card. Choose your favorite country’s flag to show your national pride, upload your own […]

BBM Competition – Calling All Movie Lovers!

The Official BBM account on twitter posted not long ago that you, Yes You! can be in with a chance to win free cinema tickets for an entire year! And you can take a friend along with you! The process is simple: 1. Head over to BBM2win.com 2. Enter your details (unsure of pin? follow […]

BBM Group Chats to get (D) and (R)

With this is kinda cool in an image tweeted out the other day by the official @BBM Twitter account shows delivery and read receipts are coming to BBM Group chats. That means you will see a (D) for delivered and an (R) for messages that have been read, just like we do now in a […]

Leaked BBM for Android for Gingerbread OS!

Well of you are still on an Android device running Gingerbread and are still waiting, your wait is over! BBM for Gingerbread users has leaked out for you to try out. Please keep in mind that BlackBerry will most likely block that application shortly, so if it stops working the just delete it and wait […]