Samsung's ChatON Now Available to BlackBerries
Samsung has made its ChatON cross-platform messaging service available to BlackBerry smartphones via BlackBerry App World. The application, which is already available to the Bada, Android, and iOS platforms, lets users send text, picture, and video messages to other ChatON users via the data network. Samsung said it still plans to offer ChatON to Windows Phone, but hasn't provided a timeline for its release.
BBM Gains PayPal for Android, BlackBerry, iOS
BlackBerry today added a handful of new features to its cross-platform messaging service. All versions of BBM (Android, BlackBerry, iOS) earn the ability to send money to BBM contacts using PayPal.
PayPal Reaches BlackBerry 10 Devices
PayPal has made a version of its mobile application available in the BlackBerry World app store for devices running BlackBerry OS 10.x. With this new app, PayPal is available to Android, BlackBerry, Fire OS, iOS, and Windows smartphones.
BlackBerry Improves BBM with Support for Lollipop and iOS 8
BlackBerry today pushed out BBM 2.6 to the Android and iOS platforms, as well as its own BlackBerry platform. All three versions of the app gain new features, including support for stickers within group chats and a 60-second option for time chats.
Samsung's ChatON to Send Final Message in March
Samsung plans to shutter its ChatON messaging application early next year. The service will go dark in international markets on Feb.