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BlackBerry updates BBM with iOS 8 redesign, iPhone 6 support and more features
BBM for iOS has just received its anticipated major update.
| December 30
BBM update brings longer timers, group chat stickers and support for iOS 8 and iPhone 6
BlackBerry is rolling out several significant new features for its popular cross-platform messaging app.
| December 13
BBM for iOS updated with timed messaging, message retraction and more
Timed messaging and message retraction features have come to BBM for iOS.
| November 1
BBM takes on Snapchat with new timer and message retraction features
BlackBerry has just unveiled a couple of new features that it's been readying to launch in BBM.
| October 19
BlackBerry comes out firing with 5 reasons BBM tops Apple’s iMessage service
The smartphone maker is trying to paint Apple’s service as spam haven.
| August 22
BBM for iOS updated with redesigned interface to make adding contacts easier
BlackBerry has just issued a small yet nonetheless notable update to the iOS version of its popular messaging app.
| August 12
BBM For iOS Updated With Simpler Signup, Easier Contact Adding And Other Tweaks
BBM for iOS has received an update that includes several notable improvements.
| June 3
Following Big 2.0 Update, BBM To Gain More New Features And Improvements Soon
BlackBerry has just announced that even more enhancements are coming soon to BBM.
| March 1
Look, Ma, No PINs! BBM For iOS Now Lets You Easily Find Friends To Chat With
BlackBerry has just updated BBM for iOS with a new feature that lets you easily find and invite friends to chat with on the popular messaging app.
| February 6
BBM For iOS To Get New Major Features Including BBM Voice, BBM Channels And More
Several major new features, including BBM Voice and BBM Channels, are set to be added to BBM early next year.
| December 20
Blackberry Opens Up BBM To Wi-Fi Only iPad, iPod touch Users
You now don’t need a cellular data connection to use the messaging app on iOS devices.
| November 14
The Wait Is Over: BlackBerry Opens BBM Signups To Everyone On iOS And Android
The wait is officially over for anyone who wants in on BBM for iOS and Android.
| October 28
BBM For iPhone Has Finally Landed In The App Store
Much like with the popular Mailbox app, users will have to suffer through a reservation system.
| October 21
BBM Could Launch On iOS And Android 'Within Days,' Says BlackBerry CMO
BlackBerry Messenger aka BBM could finally launch on iOS and Android "within days," according to BlackBerry CMO Frank Boulben.
| October 15
After Botched Rollout, BBM For iOS And Android Not Likely To Launch This Week
Don't expect to witness the advent of "BBM for all" anytime soon.
| September 24
Oops! BlackBerry Puts Off Launch Of BBM For iOS And Android Following App Leak
BlackBerry has halted the global rollout of BBM for iOS and Android.
| September 22
BBM For All: BlackBerry Messenger Confirmed To Launch On iOS This Weekend
BlackBerry has announced a launch date for the iOS version of its popular messaging service.
| September 19
BlackBerry Messenger For iOS Already Submitted For Apple's Review 2 Weeks Ago
If you've been wondering what has become of the long-awaited iOS version of BlackBerry Messenger aka BBM, wonder no more.
| September 7
BlackBerry Messenger Is Still Coming To The App Store, Just Not On June 27
The company has officially refuted a report which started with a tweet from T-Mobile UK.
| June 6
Highly Anticipated BlackBerry Messenger iOS App Will Not Be Optimized For iPad
When it finally launches on iOS, BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, will not be available — at least not natively — on iPad.
| May 17
BlackBerry Messenger Finally Coming To iOS And Android This Summer
BlackBerry has announced that its popular Messenger service will indeed be coming soon not only to iOS but also to Android.
| May 14
Another Day, Another 'BlackBerry Is Dead' Story
Each week brings more discouraging news about Research In Motion, the Canadian-based BlackBerry owner. Today, the company is dealing with Apple’s recent introduction of its iMessage service and how it is already affecting its own BlackBerry Messenger product. The news isn’t good.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| June 8
Debunked: RIM Says BlackBerry Messenger For iOS NOT Coming Next Month
Research In Motion (RIM) has debunked a MacRumors forum posting, which claims a BlackBerry Messenger app for iOS would be released on April 26. This news comes from BGR, which spoke to a representative at RIM.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| March 30