RIM’s BBM on your Android or iPhone?

One of RIM’s legendary services BBM may be coming to an Android or iOS device near you. BBM addicts will have no reason to be tied down to their out of date hardware – kind of. BGR is reporting “from multiple trusted sources “that RIM’s BBM or Blackberry Messenger will soon be available on multiple ...

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India ready to finally pull the plug on RIM’s Blackberry

India and RIM have become best of frien-enemies over the past few months. Last year India called for RIM the maker of the famed Blackberry to ‘open’ there secured servers to the country or face perment banning of their money making Blackberry devices. In response RIM let India and the world know that even they ...

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RIM: India Will Not Have Access to BES

Image of a BlackBerry smart phone with India

A story in the Economic Times prompted BlackBerry maker Research In Motion to respond because of “inaccurate and misleading information.” The story said that RIM had offed India a solution to its demands for access to encrypted information sent between BlackBerry smartphones. This solution—a “network data analysis system”—has the ability to decode all data on ...

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Did RIM Kill Kik Messenger App Because of BBM Similarities?

  BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) pulled the Kik messenger app from its BlackBerry App World store a couple of weeks ago and now has practically disabled the app. The company has also banned Kik’s maker from the BB SDK and signing keys, which effectively means all future development on the BB version is dead. ...

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BlackBerry Messenger v5.0.1.32 Coming Soon to the Public

Brace yourself, because BlackBerry Messenger version 5.0.1.32 will soon be arriving at the BlackBerry Test Center. This can only mean one thing: all of us will finally be able to get our hands on the redesigned BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and get to try out the new features. BBM got an unexpected popularity boost during the ...

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RIM Placing Bets on BBM?

Research In Motion appears to be betting a lot on its Blackberry Messenger Service and even rolling out a new advertisement campaign featuring how it can make your life easier. Anything that positively sets BlackBerrys apart from its competitors in the smartphone market is good news for Research In Motion (RIM). However, will BlackBerry Messenger ...

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BlackBerry Users Used BBM to Share Reactions to 2010 FIFA World Cup

Use of Research In Motion’s proprietary BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service spiked drastically during key moments in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, underscoring the international importance of the popular smartphone line.  Fans used the service to send short messages to each other about ongoing games and their reactions.  Use reached a fervor by the time the ...

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New Version of BlackBerry Messenger Coming Soon

If you are lucky enough to be member of Research In Motion Ltd.’s (RIM) BlackBerry Beta Zone, then you can download the new beta version of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.17. Expect this update to be part of all of RIM’s plans to gear up for the launch BlackBerry OS 6. So what exactly is new in the ...

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