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BBM update brings stickers, support for sending larger files

BlackBerry Limited today announced an update of BBM (version 2.1), a mobile messaging platform for private and secure communications, that allows customers to further personalize and enhance their chat experiences. Available for download today from the respective app stores for the Android, BlackBerry and iOS platforms, BBM will now offer stickers – larger, bolder and more expressive images than emoticons ...

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BBM 2.0 now out in Malaysia for Android & iOS, supports BBM Voice

Blackberry released an updated BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), version 2.0 which is now available for download in Malaysia for Android, iPhone and BlackBerry customers, giving them lots of exciting new features. The key features of the newly updated BBM 2.0 include BBM Voice, live location sharing powered by Glympse, over 100 new emoticons and Dropbox integration.

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BlackBerry OS Update Version 10.2.1 now available in Malaysia

The new BlackBerry OS update, version 10.2.1 is now being rolled out in Malaysia. Around the world, the update is rolling out in stages, in the U.S., Europe, Canada, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America, and will be available for the entire line of smartphones running BlackBerry 10 (including the Porsche Design P’9982). This is a much ...

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BBM to come preinstalled on LG Smartphones

BBM will soon come preinstalled on the LG G Pro Lite from LG Electronics Inc. in markets around the world. BlackBerry announced a bundling agreement with LG Electronics involving both standard and virtual preloading (using the LG App Manager) and confirmed that BBM will also continue to be available as a free download from Android app stores, including Google Play. ...

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BBM Channels now available in BlackBerry World

BBM Channels is now available for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry World. According to BlackBerry, BBM Channels is a forum for active, real conversations between people, brands and communities, will be made. Users can now simply download the update of the newest BBM version to have access to the BBM Channels. The ...

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Over 20 Million BBM for Android & iPhone Active Users in the First Week of Launch

It was last reported that there were over 10 million downloads of BBM for Android and BBM for iPhone in the first hours of launch. Now BlackBerry has released a new figure claiming that it now has over 20 million new users on Android and iPhone devices. With the addition of the new 20 million BBM users, BlackBerry says that ...

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Over 10 Million Downloads of BBM for Android & iPhone in the First Day

In just 24 hours BBM has been downloaded over 10 million times by Android and iPhone users, one of the best single-day openings for a mobile app to date, claims BlackBerry. BBM, the premier private social network from BlackBerry, is available for free in the App Store and Google Play for immediate download. BlackBerry said that BBM also quickly rose ...

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BBM for Android & iOS are now available for Download [Apps]

The official BBM for Android and BBM for iOS are now available for download. BlackBerry released the popular messaging app about 1am Malaysia time today. BlackBerry Messenger, better known as BBM was an exclusive social messaging application only available on BlackBerry devices, till yesterday. There are 60 million BBM for BlackBerry users worldwide and the BlackBerry infrastructure handled approximately 30 ...

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You can still count on us says BlackBerry

BlackBerry appears to be in a little “mess” recently since the company announced that it was looking for a buyer. The timing was bad when BlackBerry launched the Z30 in Malaysia. During the same time, the company recently reported loses nearly $1 billion in Q2 and said that it plans to cut more than 4,500 jobs, in a bid to ...

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MD of BlackBerry Malaysia, Annamalai Muthu has resigned [Breaking]

The current BlackBerry Malaysia Managing Director, Annamalai Muthu(picture) has resigned. He is will be replaced by Ben Quirin who has assumed the role of Managing Director for Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. In response to MalaysianWireless, a BlackBerry spokesperson made the following comment: “I can confirm that Annamalai Muthu has decided to leave his position at BlackBerry. We thank him for ...

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BlackBerry Z30 Exclusive to Celcom in Malaysia

Celcom Axiata Berhad is the exclusive partner with Blackberry Ltd (Blackberry) to offer the all-new Blackberry Z30 to the first 200 customers who can enjoy the new phone at a special price of RM738 and freebies worth more than RM2700. Previously, MalaysianWireless previously that the BlackBerry Z30 will be exclusive to Celcom for about 2-weeks from launch. [Zalman Aefendy Zainal ...

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BlackBerry to cut 4500 Jobs, loses nearly $1 billion in Q2

BlackBerry, the Canadian-based smartphone maker, has announced that it plans to cut more than 4,500 jobs, in a bid to cut cost, following an expected Q2 2014 net operating loss of almost $1 billion. The company said in a statement that as a consequence of the more “intense competition”, it expects to report a primarily non-cash, pre-tax charge against inventory ...

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BlackBerry Z30 price at RM1998 in Malaysia, exclusive to Celcom for 2-weeks

The much anticipated BlackBerry Z30 has been unveiled in Malaysia today. The latest smartphone from BlackBerry is set to go on sale early October via mobile operator Celcom Axiata at the retail price of RM1998 (approximately USD$617). The BlackBerry Z30 runs the last Blackberry OS 10.2 and it is powered by a dual core 1.7 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro ...

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Trade-in your Smartphone for a BlackBerry Z10

Malaysians can now trade-in their smartphone for a new BlackBerry Z10 at a reduced price. BlackBerry Malaysia’s official distributor, Brightstar Corporation is currently running a trade-in program for customers to upgrade their smartphone to a BlackBerry Z10. Under this program, customers can get a rebate of up to RM1800 when they trade in selected phone and purchase a new BlackBerry ...

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BlackBerry exploring joint ventures, partnerships or a sale of the company

BlackBerry, the Canada-based smartphone maker is exploring joint ventures, partnerships or a sale of the company, it announced yesterday. In a media statement, the company said that it has formed a Special Committee of the Board, comprised of Barbara Stymiest, Thorsten Heins, Richard Lynch and Bert Nordberg, and will be chaired by Timothy Dattels. It has appointed JP Morgan Securities ...

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