Have you been waiting for BBM 6 to officially release? One of our sources let us know that RIM has started sending out notifications with the following:
Please be advised that BlackBerry® Messenger 6.0 for BlackBerry smartphones is scheduled to release as part of BlackBerry® 7 OS and will be available in BlackBerry App World™ storefront on July 27, 2011.”
The new features and enhancements for BBM 6.0 include the following items:
- BBM connected apps: Users can connect supported apps to BBM and benefit from additional social features, including additional chat options, the ability to share app activity, and more.
- Adding contacts: The Invite screen has been improved so that users can quickly type contact information in the field at the top of the screen.
- BBM™ Groups: Users can share links to GPS locations, podcasts, and webpages with a group.
- Chats: Users can send and receive appointments