BBM Connected SmartWatch Available from SpeedUp

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Indonesian mobile technology company SpeedUp is about to release their first SmartWatch. Those who previously pre-ordered the SpeedUp SmartWatch should have already received theirs. The SpeedUp SmartWatch is available for IDR 1.499.000 and comes with a 1.54″ display, IP57 water resistant technology, 1GHz single-core CPU, 4GB storage, 512MB RAM, with Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The…

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Virgin Airlines Teams Up With BBM

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BBM and Virgin Airlines have teamed up to bring a new marketing campaign for the mobile messaging platform to various Virgin airports and planes. The initiative includes and in-flight video, printed advertisements, and BBM branded charging stations. Virgin hired Pope Wainwright design studio out of London to create an in-flight commercial for BBM, which you…

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Leaked: Download BBM v10.3.24 for 10.2 or higher

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Well that was quick. I blame ZonaBlackBerry. Seems the latest BBM version that just hit BlackBerry Beta Zone BBM 10.3 has now been leaked for users to enjoy. BlackBerry Messenger 10.3 Leaked for the Overeager At your own discretion you can side-load this new version of BBM and try it out on your BB10 device. It…

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BBM 10.3 First Look Overview and Impressions

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Yesterday May 8th, BlackBerry quietly pushed a build to select Beta Zone members testing a new version of the BBM application. BBM 10.3 v10.22.9/10.23.10/10.24.10 was subsequently released for trail, and there was no change-log to be found. Kinda like that time we got a BBM Sticker Beta update, and they didn’t announce that the file…

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New BBM Beta Comes To The Beta Zone

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We’ve gotten a few reports of a new BBM beta making its way to the Beta Zone this afternoon. This beta, like previous BBM betas, is limited to a very small number of people, so if you haven’t gotten an invite for it, you’re not alone. Don’t worry too much though, this beta is focused…

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John McAfee Chadder App to Battle BBM in Secure Messaging

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John McAfee, the founder of world renowned McAfee antivirus software, vowed last year to release something that would defeat the NSA spying. Rather than some new antivirus software to pick up on the NSA malware and trojans, McAfee’s company Future Tense Systems (FTC) and Etransfr have developed an application. The CHADDER app which, like BBM, will keep your…

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BlackBerry Considering Skype-like VoIP BBM Service

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We’ve long wondered if BlackBerry would ever push BBM into the arenas of services like Skype and Viber. David Proulx, BlackBerry’s Senior Director of BBM Business Development, said BBM voice will continue to remain free although the company hasn’t ruled out offering VoIP services like Skype. “The Skype model is one possibility. There are also other…

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