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Major BBM Update Rolls Out Across All Platforms

06/26/2015, Over the past couple of months, BlackBerry has been working on several new features for the BBM messaging client, such as Private Chat. Well the good news is that if you’re a fan of BBM and were looking forward to this update, you’re in luck as...

Latest BBM Beta For iOS Introduces Private Chat Feature

06/12/2015, It seems that BlackBerry’s BBM messaging platform has been placing a lot of emphasis on privacy. According to the latest BBM Beta for iOS, it looks like the company has added a new feature in the form of Private Chat. As the name implies, this allows...

BBM For Android Beta Gets Material Design Makeover

06/01/2015, If you might recall, last week the official BBM Twitter account teased that something new was coming along with an image of an icon. It was unconfirmed at that time but many had speculated that the BBM for Android app could be getting a material design...

BBM Teases “Something New” Announcement On Twitter

05/29/2015, It seems that BlackBerry might have something new to announce with regards to BBM. The official BBM Twitter account has recently tweeted an image followed by a caption that reads, “Something new is coming…” While we’re not sure what this...

BBM For iPhone Returns To The App Store

04/29/2015, Late last night the BlackBerry Messenger for iPhone app was mysteriously pulled from the App Store. It didn’t make any sense since the app has been available for download through the App Store for quite some time now, some chalked it up as a glitch...

BlackBerry Introduces Social Gaming To BBM For Android

04/22/2015, These days messaging apps are no longer just messaging apps, they act as platforms in which we can do more than just send messages to friends. For example WhatsApp has finally added voice calls, LINE has launched a variety of complementary apps and...

BBM Found To Retain More Users Than Other Messaging Apps

04/08/2015, In terms of being loyal to a particular messenger app, who do you think comes out on top? One might think WhatsApp could be leading given that they are boasting over 700 million monthly active users, but as it turns out the winner in terms of app loyalty...

BBM Reportedly Helps Uncover Corruption Scandal In Brazil

04/07/2015, Messaging apps are a great way to keep in touch with friends and family members, also with business partners, clients, suppliers, and so on. However it seems that despite how some messengers such as BBM reportedly being very secure, sometimes it just...

BBM Protected Now Works With iOS And Android

03/22/2015, BlackBerry Messenger is no longer exclusive to the company’s own devices. It is available for rival platforms like iOS, Android and Windows Phone. However some BBM features start off by being exclusive to BlackBerry smartphones. One of those...

BBM For Android Has Been Installed Over 100 Million Times

03/04/2015, It was back in October 2013 when BBM first made its way to Android. After decades BlackBerry had decided to take its iconic BlackBerry Messenger cross-platform. Now it’s available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Today the company announced that...

BBM Android Wear Support And Custom PINs Coming Tomorrow

03/01/2015, There have been lots of news today from Barcelona as Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off. We have mostly been covering new devices and other related news, even though BlackBerry is present at the event, it hasn’t unveiled a new device just yet. The...

BBM For Android Arrives On Amazon Appstore

02/19/2015, BlackBerry has a pretty good relationship with Amazon now. The Amazon Appstore ships preinstalled on BlackBerry’s new devices and with a new software update today the company has integrated the Appstore into older devices as well. The next step in...

BBM Beta For BlackBerry To Come With Landscape Support

01/29/2015, Do bear in mind that this might be a limited beta at the moment, and will not be made available to just about everyone at the moment, but at least it will appease some of the masses who were not too happy that BBM on iOS has already obtained landscape...