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 [...]
eBuddy XMS has bee released, eBuddy XMS is a real-time cross-platform messaging app for BlackBerry, iOS, and Android. The developers believe XMS will be the next landmark in the cross-platform mobile messaging race because: eBuddy is a pioneer in the mobile messaging landscape, with its instant messaging apps having seen more than 100 million unique [...]
DragonRAD enables you to develop apps to and on any platform, for smartphones as well as the Blackberry Playbook. With the ability to enhance the retrieval, capturing, and updating all of your date while on the go. DragonRAD is offering a webinar coming up on Thursday, July 28 entitled Cross-Platform Apps for BlackBerry Smartphones and [...]