BlackBerry Working on a Patch for Heartbleed Bug

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Last week was flooded with news about Heartbleed bug, which affected many websites and services that use OpenSSL. The bug was caused by a coding error on OpenSSL and many websites and services recommend you change your passwords immediately. BlackBerry has said that they are working on a patch for affected services, such as Secure…

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BBM To Allow Custom PINs?

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Our beloved BBM is growing right before our eyes. With the introduction of iOS, Android  and soon Windows Phone 8 apps, BlackBerry seeks to make BBM the ultimate messaging app. From the  latest Beta we see stickers, a BBM Shop, sponsored invites, and now comes the rumor of potentially being able to create a unique BBM…

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Over 40 Million New iOS, Android BBM Users in Last 60 Days

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In BlackBerry’s announcement of their Q3 fiscal 2014 earnings report it was unveiled BBM’s latest statistics. BlackBerry has announced that over 40 million new registered iOS and Android users in the last 60 days. More than a dozen Android OEMs to preload BBM, including most recently LG. So far, over 250,000 BBM Channels have been…

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Mobidia Reveals Insights Into Usage of BBM for Android, iOS

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Mobidia Technology, Inc., a provider of mobile analytics, today released new insight into mobile usage of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) application for Android. Mobidia’s data demonstrates BlackBerry’s success in entering the stand-alone, social messaging application space 2 weeks ago, but also highlights the highly competitive and fragmented market. The data shows the growing number of messaging applications that…

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BBM Ranked 2nd in Top Charts for Apple App Store

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*UPDATE* – BBM is now the #1 free app for the USA! Congrats BlackBerry. BBM has finally been re-launched for Android and iOS. As expected, BBM has been hugely anticipated by millions of users. Apparently, over 1 million users “side-loaded” BBM for iPhone when it first launched. Remember that workaround? Now, BBM is official and…

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Line-Skipping Workaround for BBM Android and iOS Found

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You didn’t previously lodge interest in BBM? Now, you’re stuck in a waiting list to have access to BBM for Android or iOS? Lucky for you, an apparent line-skipping workaround has been found. According to CNET: “The company’s wait list can actually be bypassed after downloading the app on either your Android or iOS device….

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