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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

By 29 October 2013

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.... >>

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'

By 28 October 2013

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... >>

BlackBerry 10.2 starts to roll out, expect it to hit your phone this week

BlackBerry 10.2 starts to roll out, expect it to hit your phone this week

By 23 October 2013

BlackBerry 10.2 OS is to hit all BlackBerry 10 smartphones this week as the company presses "send" on the new system update. Pre-installed on the BlackBerry Z30 from the box, the new software adds a number of key features to other BlackBerry handsets,... >>

BBM for iOS and Android rakes in 10M downloads in one day

BBM for iOS and Android rakes in 10M downloads in one day

By 22 October 2013

Following the long-awaited release of BBM for iOS and Android on Monday, BlackBerry is out with numbers. BBM has been downloaded 10 million times in 24 hours, according to the Canada-based company which is calling the launch successful. "I’m also pleased... >>

Hands-on: BBM for iPhone review

Hands-on: BBM for iPhone review

By 21 October 2013

BBM for iPhone and Android is now out and we've already managed to have a play with both apps after persuading BlackBerry to push us to the front of the queue to get access. The new iPhone app, available for download from today after a somewhat awkward... >>

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

By 21 October 2013

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".... >>

BlackBerry acquisition: Top suitors to buy out the company

BlackBerry acquisition: Top suitors to buy out the company

By 19 October 2013

BlackBerry's push for BlackBerry 10 devices was thought to boost the company's outlook earlier this year. We now know that's not the case. BlackBerry lost almost $1 billion in just 90 days, with 3.7 million BlackBerry smartphones sold. The majority were... >>

Lenovo reportedly considering buying BlackBerry

Lenovo reportedly considering buying BlackBerry

By 17 October 2013

China-based Lenovo is considering buying BlackBerry, the struggling Canada-based smartphone maker, according to The Wall Street Journal.  Lenovo was rumoured to be purchasing BlackBerry earlier this year, but the company denied it at the time. Now that... >>

BlackBerry publishes open letter after negative headlines to set the record straight

BlackBerry publishes open letter after negative headlines to set the record straight

By 14 October 2013

The struggling BlackBerry is working with 30 major news publishers to spread an open letter across nine countries to let customers know: "You can still count on us." The open letter comes at a time when BlackBerry has been the recipient of negative headlines,... >>

BlackBerry co-founders considering buying back company, as proposed Fairfax deal crumbles

BlackBerry co-founders considering buying back company, as proposed Fairfax deal crumbles

By 10 October 2013

A filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission reveals BlackBerry co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin may be considering buying back the company they helped to found. The filing showed Lazaridis has increased his stake in the company... >>