RIM's BlackBerry App World Goes Live
Today the mobile application store for BlackBerries went live with software offerings tailored to BlackBerry smartphones. In order to use App World, BlackBerries need to be running system software 4.2 or higher, and have either a trackball or SurePress. BlackBerry users need to download the application (link below) before using it. A PayPal account is required to pay for apps. The store is available to users in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. The store offers access to lots of different appliations broken down into categories, such as entertainment, news, and more. Several hundred applications are available immediately.
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.
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 to Kill Off Its Windows Phone and BlackBerry Apps
PayPal today said it will sunset its Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Amazon Fire Phone apps on June 30. After that date, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Fire Phone users will not be able to login to or use the Paypal mobile app.
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.