WeChat Cross-Platform Messenger for BlackBerry updated adding video calls and more

WeChat for BlackBerry just got a huge update adding video calls and more, WeChat is a cross-platform messaging app that lets you communicate with your friends on multiple devices, anywhere. While BBM is my personal favorite you got to give it to the developers at WeChat for bringing video chat feature sooner than BlackBerry released […]

Leading OEMs to Preinstall BBM on Android-Based Smartphones

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BBM will soon come preinstalled on a variety of Android based smartphones from leading OEMs across Africa, India, Indonesia, Latin America and the Middle East. Beginning next month, Android smartphones from Be, Brightstar, Celkon, EVERCOSS, IMO, Micromax, Mito, Snexian, Spice, TECNO, TiPhone and Zen will include BBM preinstalled. In addition, BlackBerry confirmed that BBM will […]

ooVoo to Launch Free Video Chat and IM Solution for the BlackBerry 10 Platform

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I know the concern with most about the upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system is the number of quality apps that will come with it, particularly multi-platform communication apps, which form the bulk of everyday mobile tools. Well as we mentioned earlier this month that ooVoo will be coming to BlackBerry 10, we have a press […]

Microsoft Plans to Shutdown Windows Live Messenger, Migrate to Skype

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Microsoft has announced that they will shutdown their Windows Live Messenger service and migrate all users to Skype on March 15th. What could this mean for BlackBerry users who do use Windows Live Messenger? According to news sources Windows Live Messenger will still be available for a “short period of time” for mobile devices after […]

Download Free Animated BlackBerry 10 Countdown Avatars for BBM

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With BlackBerry 10 approaching there has be a ton of hype with the wait for us BlackBerry users to get our hands on this device! There is already a BlackBerry 10 countdown app, for those counting the days for BlackBerry 10!  Here we have 4 animated avatars for BBM that help facilitate the countdown, let your BBM […]

IM+: All-in-One Messenger updated to v10.3

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IM+: All-in-One Messenger updated to version 10.3 in the BlackBerry Empire store. Several changes and improvements have been made to this version. Version 10.3 – Release date: June 6, 2012 Typing notifications New IM services: Mamba.Ru, Mig33, SINA Weibo, Odnoklassniki.Ru Tabs support: contacts, chats, services Optional “Description” field in account configuration window

WhatsApp Messenger v2.7.2330 Now Available in App World

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WhatsApp Messenger v2.7.2330 with updated UI now available in App World. WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger available for BlackBerry® and 3 other major handsets. WhatsApp Messenger utilizes your existing internet data plan to help you stay in touch with friends, colleagues and family. Download update via App World.

New Cross-Platform Messenger – Hookt Messenger

Hookt Messenger is an easy-to-use, lightning-fast messenger that lets you send messages instantly to your contacts both locally and worldwide. Switch from SMS to Hookt to stay connected with all your friends on BlackBerry, or any other Smartphone! Text away for free and enjoy BlackBerry® inbox integration, send/read/typing indicators and more! Download via App World

Chit Chat for Facebook Chat [Free]

New to the App World is Chit Chat for Facebook Chat, a free app which connects you with your Facebook friends. The Blackberry Facebook application utilizes visual, audio and kinetic (vibrate) notifications to let you know with ease when messages are received. Users are able to customize which they prefer. Continue reading for features.