Vonage App for iPhone and BlackBerry Goes Live
Today Vonage indicated that its VoIP-based calling application for both the iPhone and BlackBerry platforms is available. The application itself is free, and offers unlimited calling to 60 countries for a monthly fee of $25. The iPhone version allows users to make unlimited Vonage Mobile calls in the U.S. over Wi-Fi without using plan minutes. Both the BlackBerry and iPhone app can also work on cellular networks. The application will keep existing cell phone numbers, and lets users dial directly from their iPhone or BlackBerry address books. The application also integrates with Twitter, and lets users post status updates. iPhone users can download the application from the iPhone Apps Store, and BlackBerry users can download it directly from Vonage's web site.
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.
Twitter Adds Landscape Support to iPhone 6 Plus
Twitter updated its iOS application today and the chief new feature is landscape support for the iPhone 6 Plus. Owners of Apple's larger iPhone will now be able to use the app when holding their phone in either portrait or landscape orientation.
BBM for Android Gains Video Calling
BlackBerry today said it is expanding BBM video calling to Android devices. The feature is rolling out in the U.S.
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.
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