BBM for Android and iOS Arrives This Week
BlackBerry today announced that its popular BlackBerry Messenger application will be available to both Android and iOS devices later this week. The Android version will reach the Google Play Store on September 21, and the iOS version will reach the iTunes App Store September 22. With BBM, Android and iOS users will be able to send instant messages to existing BlackBerry users as well as one another. Some of the features include the ability to share notes or files; conduct group chats; and post status updates. The application generates a unique PIN for each user that is used instead of phone numbers or email addresses for identification and messaging. BlackBerry says BBM messages are delivered instantly and offer read reports so users know that their message was not only received, but read as well. BBM for Android and iOS will be free to download this weekend.
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.
BlackBerry Makes BBM Privacy Features Free
BBM users now have more control over their messages thanks to an update BlackBerry made available to Android, BlackBerry, and iOS devices. All three platforms now have unlimited use of the Retract and Timer features.
BlackBerry Bringing BBM to Android Wear
BlackBerry today showed off BBM for Android Wear. With BBM on your wrist, Android Wear owners will be able to read incoming BBM messages, review and accept BBM invites, scan through the BBM inbox, and respond with either canned messages or dictated messages via Google Now.
BBM Gains Private Chat Mode
BlackBerry today pushed out an update to the Android, BlackBerry, and iOS versions of its BBM app and added several new features. The main new addition is a private chatting mode that strips conversations of names and profile pictures.
At last...but sadly too late
I assume you are from the US and in your world, its not.
It still could be a big deal here. Its not like BBM is brand...