RIM Adds Gift Requests and Wi-Fi Shopping to App World 3.1
Research In Motion today announced BlackBerry App World 3.1, a new version of the application store that adds a handful of new features. One of the primary new features is the ability to send gift requests to other BlackBerry Messenger users. The updated app store also fully activates the content rating system and associated parental filters. Last, BlackBerry App World 3.1 will now work over Wi-Fi even when there's no 3G network available. RIM said App World 3.1 will become available to users over the next few days, or can be downloaded immediately via App World.
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.
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.
Facebook Messenger Adds Video Clip Feature
Facebook has pushed out an update to its Messenger application for both Android and iOS and added several new features. The most significant new feature is the ability to record and send 15-second video clips to other Facebook users from within the app itself.