Research In Motion has just announced and released BBM 7 with voice chat into the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Along with the voice chat feature RIM also added 16 brand new emoticons! If you ask anyone on the NerdBerry team they know I love using emoticons. The emoticons range from weather clouds to a drooling smiley.
The Easy Smiley Pack has receive a nice update that now allows you to update your BlackBerry Messenger with hidden smileys and emoticons. Customize your BlackBerry Messenger messages now and surprise your buddies! Also new is the BlackBerry Messenger status customization, you can now add smileys and flags, and digits to your BBM status and profile name! Making this is a [...]
Varia Holdings LLC has filed a patent infringement case against against RIM for infringing on US Patent 7167731 titled “Emoticon input method and apparatus.” The patent states:
Our good friends over at BlackBerry Empire have come across this very cool app called Easy Smiley Pack for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). Easy Smiley Pack gives you access to over 250 emoticons for free! Features: 250+ Smilies Plugs into BBM Instructions BBM launch out of application Easy to use The emoticons will show up on [...]
Mobile Video Link If you have ever found the standard Blackberry emoticons a little bland, there is a new concept device that is trying to make sure every one of your contacts is well aware. The Empathy is a concept dreamed up by Kiki Tang and Daniel Yoon for a RIM sponsored project at the [...]