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BlackBerry talks next BBM update for iPhone and Android, group photo messaging to come

BlackBerry talks next BBM update for iPhone and Android, group photo messaging to come

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BlackBerry has detailed a new version of BBM for iPhone and Android, as competition in the mobile messaging space heats up. The Waterloo-based company says the most notable feature coming in the new version is that it will enable users to send pictures... >>

BBM and Photoshop coming to Lumia handsets

BBM and Photoshop coming to Lumia handsets

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Stephen Elop has taken to the stage at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, to announce that BBM is coming to Nokia Lumia handsets. It's confirmed to arrive "in the coming months", so now Windows Phone and Nokia X users will be able to get in on all... >>

BBM 2.0 now available for iPhone and Android

BBM 2.0 now available for iPhone and Android

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BlackBerry has announced BBM 2.0, a dramatically improved version of the chat applicaion for Android and iPhone that adds a number of new features to the platform. Most notably, Android and iPhone users can now complete voice calls over Wi-Fi or a data... >>

BBM chief leaves BlackBerry, making for another high-level departure at the company

BBM chief leaves BlackBerry, making for another high-level departure at the company

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BlackBerry is losing the chief of BBM, at a time when BlackBerry hopes the product will keep it relevant in the smartphone realm and soon bring in revenue.  Andrew Bocking, executive vice-president of BlackBerry and head of the messenger service,... >>

BlackBerry BBM on iOS and Android updated with Find Friends feature

BlackBerry BBM on iOS and Android updated with Find Friends feature

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BlackBerry has rolled out a Find Friends feature to its BBM for iPhone and Android apps. BBM isn't like text messaging where it uses a phone number, so having a way for users to easily find their friends and contacts already using BBM is a necessity.... >>

BBM for Android beta brings BBM Channels and voice support

BBM for Android beta brings BBM Channels and voice support

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If you're using the BBM messaging client on Android, go to the BlackBerry Beta Zone. BlackBerry has a private beta available that brings BBM Channels and Voice support. The new beta will allow you to experience social, connected discussions and free... >>

BlackBerry in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

BlackBerry in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

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BlackBerry is struggling. Not just a little, but a lot. The Canadian company reported results for its financial Q3 2014 on 20 December, and it wasn’t good. Revenues reached $1.2 billion over the quarter, down a whopping 56 per cent from last year's... >>

BBM for Android and iPhone will add free voice calling in 2014

BBM for Android and iPhone will add free voice calling in 2014

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BlackBerry has announced updates to its BBM for iPhone and Android apps that will be released in 2014. Namely, BBM will gain free voice calling to any BBM contact worldwide with no long distance fees. This will bring BBM up-to-par with other messaging... >>

BBM for iOS updated with support for non-3G/4G iPad and iPod touch

BBM for iOS updated with support for non-3G/4G iPad and iPod touch

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As expected, BlackBerry has updated BBM for iOS with support for Wi-Fi-only iOS devices, including iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPod touch devices, bringing several enhancements along with it.  Previously, the app only... >>

BBM coming to Wi-Fi iPads within 24 hours

BBM coming to Wi-Fi iPads within 24 hours

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BlackBerry has confirmed that a new version of BBM hitting iTunes within 24 hours will work on Wi-Fi-only iOS devices, including iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display, and iPod touch devices. (See update below) The first version of... >>