The future of BBM

John Sims is in charge of BBM and is objective is two things. Grow BBM and make money. Clearly, in the longer term, we have to monetize that investment in BBM,” said Sims. “One of the important dimensions for monetizing BBM is the enterprise. What we were hearing from enterprise customers was that they like […]

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OpenWhatsApp updated to version 0.9.6 for BlackBerry 10

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 […]

Microsoft Killing Off Windows Live Messenger Moving to Skype

Even though we currently do not have a full video chat 3rd party application available for BlackBerry, Oovoo has jump on board and letting us know that they will indeed have a BlackBerry 10 application ready to go. Beyond that instant messaging on a BlackBerry go hand in hand especially with BBM. But the future of other messaging […]

Want popup notification for your BBM? Try out ChatPeek for BlackBerry

One feature that I crave on any platform is the ability to quickly read and respond to a message without having to stop what I am doing.  ChatPeek for BlackBerry Messenger provides you with a popup window that allows to keep your BBM conversation going without having to stop everything you are in the middle […]

Update to BBM Pinbook App now available for download

The BBM Pinbook app from S4BB has received a new update today. The Pinbook app allows you to meet new friends without having to add them to your BBM contacts right away. The in-app chat function lets you chat with any other Pinbook users before making the decision to add them to BBM.

Kik for BlackBerry becomes official, again

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 […]