Latest Facebook for BlackBerry Beta Adds BBM Support
Research In Motion today announced a fourth beta of Facebook 2.0 for the BlackBerry platform. This newest version of the software adds a number of features, foremost among them being better support for native applications such as BlackBerry Messenger. Using the latest beta, BlackBerry users will be able to share content found in Facebook with the native email, SMS, BBM, and Twitter apps and vice versa. Other new capabilities include notification support for actions such as Likes and comments; in-app error reporting; and new tools for touch-based BlackBerries, such as dedicated icons for composing messages, etc. Facebook for BlackBerry version 2.0 beta 4 is available for free to registered members of the BlackBerry Beta Zone.
Review: BlackBerry Motion
The latest collaboration between BlackBerry Mobile and TCL is the Motion, a large slab that runs Android and boasts BlackBerry's powerful productivity tools. Mobile pros will be happy with features such as BlackBerry Hub and the Productivity Tab, while businesses that deploy the Motion will appreciate the DTEK security software.
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.
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.
Facebook Pulls Support for BlackBerry 10, BBOS
Facebook has decided to cease supporting the BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS platforms. The company has chosen to discontinue its essential APIs for BlackBerry, effectively breaking the existing app.