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BlackBerry Messenger is Shutting Down For Good Today Due to Lack of Users

Blackberry Messenger (BBM), the once popular messaging platform that would find only in Blackberries is shutting down today. The platform was taken over by Emtek,...

BBM’s Video Calling Feature Goes Live in Africa for Android and iOS Users

BlackBerry announced in late April that it would be rolling out BBM's video calling feature to users on Android and iOS. Since then, the...

BBM Video Calling feature to roll out in July on all platforms, across the World

It is no secret that Blackberry is struggling to sell more devices. In the last quarter, the company sold just 600,000 devices despite the...

BlackBerry Stops Charging Users for Premium BBM Features

The thing about BlackBerry and one of its core services, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), is that like its devices, its usage is on the decline....

BlackBerry to Introduce Mobile Payments Service BBM Payment in Africa

BlackBerry has been on the African continent for quite some time. At some point, at the height of its success, its BlackBerry smartphones were...

BBM For Android Gets Overhaul In New Update

Blackberry Messenger has been available on Android for close to two years now. A couple of weeks back, we told you of Blackberry's plan...
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Can Blackberry Really Get Its Mojo Back?

Intel experienced it, IBM experienced it, Apple experienced it and now one of the most iconic brands of the smartphone revolution is experiencing it. ...
BBM popular than Whatsapp

BBM Beats Whatsapp, Instagram and Snapchat in User Loyalty

Blackberry Messenger BBM has more user retention than other mobile apps according to data published by mobile analytics firm Quettra.  The findings were based...

BBM is coming to Android Wear

BBM has been on Android since 2013 and with the world quickly shifting focus to wearables, Blackberry doesn't want one of the pieces of...

BBM for Windows Phone enters public beta, available to everyone now

Blackberry Messenger is now in the phase that Instagram was for a long while, public beta. This is where it is available to all...

BBM Beta now available on Windows Phone Store to those who opted in

News of Blackberry Messenger making its way to Windows Phone are not a secret. Invites to participate in a public beta went live as...

BBM for Windows Phone in Private Beta, going public soon

Back in February we brought you news that Blackberry was preparing to bring its popular chat client, Blackberry Messenger, to the Windows Phone masses....

Blackberry releases BBM Protected, a secure chat service for enterprise

Early in the year, Blackberry announced "a mobile platform for the security conscious". Dubbed eBBM Suite, the new features that were to be rolled...

eBBM Suite BlackBerry’s Secure Messenger for Enterprise Customers

At its core, the eBBM Suite includes the original BBM's features and capabilities including Channels, screen sharing and video calls. Mobile messaging has emerged...

BBM is coming to Windows Phone

Nokia has pitched tent at MWC where it has just announced its Android powered devices and for those who are following keenly, there was...

Blackberry to Focus on Enterprise Customers and Software Services into 2014

Enterprise Services, Messaging, QNX Embedded and Devices are the areas that make up Blackberry's operating structure moving into 2014. Blackberry has a strong cash...

BBM no longer has a waiting line

Good news everyone: Blackberry has finally announced that there's no longer a waiting line. That dreadful virtual queue that made everyone have to wait...

BBM now available for everyone on any device across Africa

Blackberry had entered into an agreement with Samsung to have Blackberry Messenger available exclusive to owners of Samsung devices all over Africa through the...

BBM for Android is exclusive to Samsung Galaxy devices till 24th October in Africa

BBM is rolling out worldwide and as many as 10 million people have already downloaded the app in the first 24 hours alone. For those...

BBM for Android and iOS has been downloaded over 10 million times in the first 24 hours

This is turning out to be really interesting. While Blackberry Messenger remains very popular, it is hard to imagine the levels of excitement it...

Still on the BBM ‘waiting list’? You can get out of there

BBM for Android and iOS has been around for over 24 hours now. Yesterday morning I posted an article on how you could easily...

Fake BBM for Android apps are no more on the Play Store

Seems like Google finally did its homework well. This how things were at the time word went round that Google was to release BBM for...

Using BBM for Android? Leave that persistent notification alone

After a false start, BBM is now available on Android and iOS. If you finally beat the waiting line and got yourself BBM on your...

Here’s how to bypass the BBM waiting list and just get it already!

BBM went live on Android and iOS a few hours ago. However, it is not what many expected: there's a virtual queue. A waiting...

Nokia’s Lumia 1320 Leaked

Here it is thanks to the usual Lumia device leaker: We'll most likely see this device announced as part of the 6 devices that...

No queues for Samsung device owners in Africa, just download BBM on Samsung Apps

So Blackberry is finally rolling out Blackberry Messenger to the masses at the moment. However, as I had noted earlier, if you were not...

Download BBM for Android on your Samsung Galaxy device now! – its working

I've been constantly refreshing the search results on Samsung Apps since word went round that BBM for Android and iOS is rolling out today....

Blackberry for Android and iOS is rolling out

I don't know for how long we have waited for this but it has been long. Yet the wait is not over yet. You...

BBM Still Coming To Android and iOS, New Beta Released

With a spate of bad news after bad news coming out of Waterloo, I was almost giving up on BBM ever showing up on...

BBM Demoed working on Desktop

Yeah you heard that one right: BBM on your Windows desktop could see the light of day pretty soon. As you can see from...

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