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Posts Tagged ‘BlackBerry Messenger’

  • The MTN Steppa smartphone features a large 3.5 inch touch screen display (image: MTN)

    BBM now available for MTN Steppa

    March 13, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on BBM now available for MTN Steppa

    MTN South Africa has announced that the popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) instant messaging service is now available on its recently introduced entry-level Steppa smartphon which has taken the market by storm. Customers can access the app by visiting the...

  • The BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app will be made available for Android and iOS devices very soon. (image: BlackBerry)

    BlackBerry tackles Samsung’s BBM for Android marketing

    September 17, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry tackles Samsung’s BBM for Android marketing

    As reported on IT News Africa, Canadian handset manufacturer BlackBerry will be making their hugely-popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app available to Android and iOS devices very soon. But Korean electronics giant Samsung has taken the opportunity to field...

  • BlackBerry announced an update to BBM, which added several fantastic new features for all users (image: BlackBerry)

    BBM for Android launches tomorrow?

    September 17, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BBM for Android launches tomorrow?

    Canadian handset manufacturer BlackBerry has previously announced that their popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app will be launching to all Android and iOS devices by the end of the northern hemisphere’s summer, and while that time is steadily approaching,...

  • Thorsten Heins, President and Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry (image: ZD Net)

    BBM to be turned into BlackBerry subsidiary

    August 28, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BBM to be turned into BlackBerry subsidiary

    Canadian mobile manufacturer BlackBerry revealed early this year that their hugely-popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) would be making its way to Android and iOS devices later this year, and while the company mulls over strategies, The Wall Street Journal...

  • BlackBerry's Z10 (image: BlackBerry)

    BlackBerry rolls out BBM for Android beta

    August 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on BlackBerry rolls out BBM for Android beta

    In May this year, mobile phone manufacturer BlackBerry revealed that they will be making their hugely popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) available for Android and iOS device during the course of the year. “It’s time to bring BBM to a greater audience. No...

  • MTN SA’s new BlackBerry Service plans

    July 15, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN SA’s new BlackBerry Service plans

    MTN South Africa over the weekend introduced a new suite of BlackBerry Service plans to cater for all customer needs. This introduction is a step forward to simplifying data access and offers more choice to BlackBerry customers. As a result of the...

  • MTN introduces new suit of BlackBerry service plans

    June 21, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN introduces new suit of BlackBerry service plans

    In an effort to simplify data access and offer more choice to BlackBerry customers, MTN today announced that from 14th July 2013, it will introduce a new suite of BlackBerry service plans to cater for all customer needs, based on their data usage patterns....

  • BlackBerry to release BBM for iOS and Android

    May 14, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on BlackBerry to release BBM for iOS and Android

    BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins announced during the company’s annual BlackBerry Live conference today that their popular social messaging system BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), will be made available across multiple mobile platforms later this year....

  • RIM reveals BlackBerry 10 features

    September 26, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on RIM reveals BlackBerry 10 features

    Research In Motion, the makers of the BlackBerry mobile handset, revealed a number of new features that users can look forward to when the company releases their new BlackBerry 10 operating system. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins revealed during the company’s...

  • Galvanise your Valentine’s romance with BlackBerry

    February 14, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Galvanise your Valentine’s romance with BlackBerry

    Your BlackBerry smartphone offers numerous applications to spice up your romance this Valentine’s Day. Hooking up with a new love or drawing closer to your partner, put your BlackBerry to good use by downloading the following apps. BlackBerry Messenger...

  • Blackberry Internet Service down again

    October 11, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (34)

    Just hours after restoring their Blackberry Internet Service from a worldwide outage, it seems as if Research in Motion’s system has crashed again. The first blackout affected millions of customers and prevented them from using the basic internet services,...

  • Blackberry growing in popularity in Nigeria

    July 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The use of BlackBerry technology in Nigeria has increased tremendously in the last 12 months, as recent reports reveal that there are now about 1.5 million BlackBerry smartphones in use in Africa’s most populous country. Investigations, however, have...

  • BBM Social platform enters public beta

    March 16, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on BBM Social platform enters public beta

    Today the BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) Social Platform officially goes into public beta. The BlackBerry developer community can now take advantage of the powerful social aspects of the ultra popular BBM service which has an active user base of over 35...