BBM Is Being Delayed For Android and iOS

Look, we all know that BlackBerry is in a tail spin and has been for awhile. And at this point the situation can only become an incredible underdog story or a put the dog out of his misery moment. There's no status quo anymore. But somehow the hole keeps being dug deeper. BlackBerry announced an abysmal early earnings… » 9/22/13 11:29am 9/22/13 11:29am

BBM for iOS and Android Hands-On: The Best Blackberry Thing In Years?

Even as Blackberry has fallen from grace over the last few years, its proprietary messaging service BBM has remained a solid, well-designed product. A few months back, the company announced plans to bring the product to iOS and Android. We were excited then, and after spending a few minutes with the final build of… » 9/19/13 7:19pm 9/19/13 7:19pm

The New BBM Lets You Make Free Voice Calls Over Wi-Fi

The last vestige of BlackBerry in the modern world, BBM, has a slick new feature that could stave off the overpopulation of BlackBerry's in recycling bins and possibly please the few suit wearing keyboard lovers left: the new BBM 7.0 has something called BBM Voice, a feature that basically offers free voice calling… » 11/14/12 12:23am 11/14/12 12:23am

Is BlackBerry Messenger Dead in the Water?

One of the few things that makes the humble BlackBerry attractive is the Messenger service, which has been embraced by teenagers and the corporate world alike. But as people migrate from RIM's handset to other smartphones, BBM contact lists around the globe are shrinking—and now the software's future looks uncertain. » 5/24/12 3:58am 5/24/12 3:58am