BlackBerry Messenger shutting down on 31 May 2019

BlackBerry Messenger shutting down on 31 May 2019

After Facebook, BlackBerry also wants Snap to pay for messaging patent infringement

Canada-based BlackBerry Limited may be out of the mobile phone-making business, but it’s certainly not out of the tech company-suing business, setting its sights on Snap Inc shortly after Facebook.

BlackBerry wants Facebook to pay for alleged infringement of messaging app patents

BlackBerry Limited is on a suing spree, and the Canadian company’s latest target is also its most high-profile yet. Facebook doesn’t seem willing to settle either.

BBM loses PayPal peer-to-peer payments

BlackBerry Messenger users will have to look to an another chat app for integrated peer-to-peer payments through PayPal.

Canadian police stingrayed BlackBerry phones in mobster case

Mounties used devices mimicking cell towers to capture information about cellphones connected to it to investigate a member of the New York mafia.

BBM premium features go free – but will they be enough to keep users?

Learn about the once-pay BBM premium features that are now free for all users to take advantage of.

BBM beta for Windows Phone goes public

Learn more about the launch of BBM as a public beta for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. It’s far from V2, but still a good way to start.

BlackBerry graduates BBM Channels from beta, goes big-league

Find out about today’s release of BBM Channels: what it does, and what it could mean for BlackBerry’s future.

LG G Flex goes live unofficially, BBM results, Sony Xperia Z1S event & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the initial results of…

BBM for iOS and Android reaches 10 million downloads in one day

Just a couple of weeks ago, we all waited and forgot about…

BBM launches for iOS and Android, iPad type cover, HTC changes & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about HTC’s recent executive changes,…

BlackBerry Messenger arrives for Android & iOS; better late than never?

Discover how you can get access to the new BlackBerry Messenger port for Android and iOS, finally arriving today.

iPhone weekend sales, new Microsoft Surface tablets, CyanogenMod Phone & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Apple’s sales results for…

Cross-platform BBM launch hits a snag

Find out what BlackBerry’s said about the BBM Android problems that got in the way of this weekend’s iOS and Android launches.

Pocketnow Weekly 062: iPhone launch day, Xperia Z1, Lumia 1520 & more

We cover the Xperia Z1, LG G2, Lumia 1520, & BlackBerry Z30 in this podcast – but dudes, it’s also iPhone launch day. The iOS is strong with this episode.

iPad 5 Touch ID rumors, CyanogenMod Inc, BlackBerry layoffs & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about NVIDIA’s new Tegra Note…

BlackBerry Messenger Android, iOS ports just days away? (Confirmed)

Get the latest rumors about cross-platform availability of the BlackBerry Messenger app.

Cross-platform BBM availability rumored, as one carrier sours to BB10?

Hear what we’ve heard for a potential cross-platform BBM release date, as well as the latest gossip about the platform’s fate over at T-Mobile.

BlackBerry serves up cross-platform BBM signup page; so when’s the launch date?

When will we see the cross platform BBM launch? It should be just a matter of weeks now, with a new signup page going live.

Samsung teasing BBM for Android; so where is it, already?

See what Samsung’s been up to on Facebook, and why it has us thinking about the BBM Android launch.

Samsung teams with BlackBerry to promote BBM in Africa

Read about the efforts to bring BBM on Samsung smartphones to African users.

Moto X launch, iPad 5 and iPhone 5C leaks, BBM for Android & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the BlackBerry Messenger finally…

Cross-platform BBM getting closer: BlackBerry distributes beta invites

Are you ready for the release of some cross-platform BBM apps? BlackBerry’s already got a beta program going, which suggest a launch could be right around the corner.

Google Android 5.0 products, GS4 Android 4.3 ROM leaked, BlackBerry results & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Windows 8.1 and all…

More BlackBerry tidbits: BBM update, bad news for PlayBook

Find out why there won’t be a PlayBook BlackBerry 10 update released, after all.