Blackberry promised to bring in more features for BBM this year, particularly the addition of voice chats and channels, two of which what makes them unable to compete with the likes of whatsapp and viber. And now after a month of beta testing, the company has finally fulfilled it’s promised as the app has been updated with tons of new features.
Two of the most noteworthy addition to the app is voice calls and BBM channels, … Continue reading
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BlackBerry’s BBM for Android has been quite a hit with millions of downloads in just it’s first week. But it still faces some criticisms as it’s features still lacks compared to other IM apps. But the good news is that BlackBerry intends to face those criticisms and improve BBM come 2014.
BlackBerry’s first plan for BBM in 2014 is to add BBM Voice and BBM Channels. If you notice, both features are already available for current BBM users … Continue reading
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Just a month ago, BlackBerry had made a deal with several Android OEMs where BBM will come as the default IM app for their upcoming devices. And today the company has made another deal but this time, with a major player in the mobile world – LG.
According to BlackBerry’s press release, The G Pro Lite will be the first LG device to come with BBM pre-installed in it.
“People across the globe are using BBM to connect … Continue reading
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BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been on the CEO position recently, a month to be precise, but his intention is clear in his bold statement that BlackBerry isn’t going anywhere. And to further justify that sentiment, Chen issued today an open letter to the company’s enterprise customers saying “Our ‘for sale’ sign has been taken down and we are here to stay.”
Chen also stated that enterprise will be a leading focus for BlackBerry in the months and … Continue reading
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It looks like the Canadian firm is going through some difficult times and is constantly changing CEOs in order to find the best way to proceed with its future in the mobile phone industry.
Roger Martin is the last member of the Board that resigned his place (he was in Blackberry since 2007) but the removal of COO (Chief Operating Officer), CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) and CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of Blackberry were much more important the past couple of months.
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BlackBerry Messenger or BBM for short, has just resumed it’s availability on iOS and debuted for Android yesterday. And according to BlackBerry, BBM has racked up more than 10 million downloads in its first 24 hours.
“I’ve seen reports of apps that launched with 1 million downloads in a day, but over 10 million? Amazing,” BlackBerry executive Andrew Bocking said on the company’s blog.
BBM scored 5 million downloads in its first 8 hours, garnering mostly positive ratings … Continue reading
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