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BBM for iPhone and Android launch adds 20M users in one week, plans in-app ads

BBM for iPhone and Android launch adds 20M users in one week, plans in-app ads

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BlackBerry announced the BBM platform is growing handsomely thanks to its launch on iOS and Android. BBM has added 20 million active, new users since the multi-platform launch last week, bringing BBM's total number of active users across all platform... >>

BBM for iPhone and Android now available to all, no more waiting list

BBM for iPhone and Android now available to all, no more waiting list

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BlackBerry has opened up its BBM apps for iPhone and Android, allowing anybody to sign in instead of having to join a waiting list. "Users can now immediately download, sign in and start using BBM without having to wait," it said in an email sent to Pocket-lint.... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #140 - LG G Flex, cool or banana phone?

Pocket-lint Podcast #140 - LG G Flex, cool or banana phone?

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The latest edition of the podcast is here and this week the team wraps its chat flaps around the new curved phones from LG and Samsung. Will people engage with the G Flex? Will the Galaxy Round win out? Or are they just too odd and would better suit the... >>

BBM for Android and iPhone to get video and voice calling 'within months'

BBM for Android and iPhone to get video and voice calling 'within months'

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BBM has arrived on Android and iPhone but without the cheers of welcome that were expected from its many fans. In fact it arrived with plenty of complaints about features lacking - the most prominent of these being video sharing. Now Andrew Bocking, executive... >>

BBM takes on WhatsApp: Should you switch?

BBM takes on WhatsApp: Should you switch?

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After months of waiting, BBM finally arrived on iPhone and Android last week but with so many other great instant messaging services, is it a little late joining the game? We have been swapping between BBM and WhatsApp to see which we prefer and whether... >>

BlackBerry: BBM for Android and iPhone rollout resumes today with line-up system

BlackBerry: BBM for Android and iPhone rollout resumes today with line-up system

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BlackBerry just announced that it is finally able to resume the rollout of BBM for Android and iPhone around the globe. Specifically, consumers will see BBM available as a free download in Google Play and Apple's App Store sometime in "the next few hours".... >>

Global rollout of BBM for Android and iOS paused, as 1.1 million use an unreleased version

Global rollout of BBM for Android and iOS paused, as 1.1 million use an unreleased version

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The 21 and 22 September global rollout of BBM for Android and iOS has been paused, BlackBerry announced. The choice to delay the two apps comes after 1.1 million active users began using the unreleased Android version that leaked online on Saturday. The... >>

BBM for Android to land 20 September as three-month Samsung exclusive? (Updated)

BBM for Android to land 20 September as three-month Samsung exclusive? (Updated)

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Another day, another tidbit about where BBM is and when we can finally get our hands on it. The latest news comes from Samsung Mobile Nigeria, which tweeted on Monday that BlackBerry's cross-platform messenger would be available for Android on 20 September. Update... >>