A sign that BlackBerry isn’t out, they are committing to launching a Cloud service. And it won’t be exclusive to BlackBerry products. It’s actually being promoted as a cross platform service. As of now there is no name for it, but I would guess it will probably be something simple like BlackBerry Cloud Service. It […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
Just the other day we told you that WeChat would be coming out of Beta, well today is the day it is out of beta and available for the BlackBerry Z10!WeChat is the complete mobile communication and social networking app. Free, cross-platform, and full-featured, WeChat is the best way to keep in touch with everyone […]
Indonesia is contemplating accessing a 10 cent per user fine to BlackBerry for any and all future BBM outages if the service cannot be restored in 4 hours or less. If that fine comes to be that shakes out to about 1.5 million USD for each incident. 15 Million subscribers in Indonesia can be a […]
Developers if you have still yet to develop applications for BlackBerry or are looking for easier way, Marmalade has jus the tools for you. Marmalade is teaming up with BlackBerry so that you can get your applications made, also if you get your application submitted and you will receive a dev alpha device along with […]
With the announcement of BBM going cross platform at BlackBerry Live it was only a matter of time before there were new avatars available that focused on spreading the word. As you can see from the images these get right to the point and don’t play around. If you want to rock these as your […]
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 […]
The official WhatsApp client for BlackBerry 10 was updated yesterday, but it looks like the open sourced OpenWhatsApp also got a bump in the version number. The app received an update to version 0.9.6 and can be downloaded as a .BAR file from their site (links below). While OpenWhatsApp was seen as a stop-gap while […]
Good news for those who like using Viber. It is being made for BlackBerry 10. They do not have a release date specifically but have confirmed that they are making the app. They were interviewed by TruTower : “should take less than the time it took us to deliver Viber for the previous generation BB […]
More in the WhatsApp on BlackBerry 10 saga! If you have been following the news surrounding WhatsApp on BlackBerry 10 you will be vey happy to know that WhatsApp will be available next week, this according to Alex Kinsella from the BlackBerry developer relations team. Alex sent out a tweet with the following message: “Prediction […]
We all have friends that don’t use a BlackBerry, and it is sometimes tough to get that BBM style of chatting going with them. Developer Enflick has made Touch for BlackBerry 10 available in BlackBerry World today. Touch has gained quite a bit of success with BlackBerry users due to extent of features it has. […]
WeChat the mutilple use cross platform messenger app has been updated to v1.0.2 and comes with a few changes to add your BBM friends to WeChat! Hit the jump to update and or download WeChat from BlackBerry World.
Some of you may be wondering what Urban Airship is, but if you are a developer that does cross-platform work you will be well aware or perhaps use Urban Airship. Urban Airship makes it easy for developers as you can centralize your push notification system instead of having to configure it for every platform or […]
Hootsuite is a social network managing app for Blackberry and they have just acquired Seesmic. For now they will both operate separately but will soon just together to become one platform. From Seesmic’s Blog: We are thrilled to announce today that Seesmic has been acquired by HootSuite. Seesmic and HootSuite have long shared a vision […]
WhatsApp Messenger has been updated to v2.7.9660 in the BlackBerry App World. WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger available for BlackBerry® and 4 other major handsets. WhatsApp Messenger utilizes your existing internet data plan to help you stay in touch with friends, colleagues and family.
There have been rumors floating around for almost a year now about RIM looking at potentially licensing the BlackBerry OS or in the least BBM. Today there are now reports that RIM has decided to table the idea and focus on developing and releasing the new BlackBerry 10 OS and devices. We had heard from […]
Cross platform messaging app WhatsApp got update to v2.7.6228. No changelog is available, but it’s probably mostly bug fixes.
I am sure that most of you out there remember the drama that occurred with the cross-platform messaging client Kik. The original version of Kik had to removed from BlackBerry due to some infringements on the way in which it looked and used the RIM servers, it is a little more detailed than that but that is […]