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The private beta app for BBM on Windows Phone may be here but you can't have it yet

The private beta app for BBM on Windows Phone may be here but you can't have it yet

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BlackBerry may be the struggling for relevancy in 2014, but they still have a couple of valuable properties, including their BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) service, which is now on iOS and Android. Earlier this year, BlackBerry announced that a version for Windows Phone was also on the way, and July was last reported as the due date. With that introduction, it should not be surprising to...

CEO of BlackBerry hints at BBM going ‘beyond handsets’, maybe going to desktop

CEO of BlackBerry hints at BBM going ‘beyond handsets’, maybe going to desktop

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Barcelona, Spain – BlackBerry Messenger (BBM). While not many Windows Phone users are too familiar with the popular and secure messaging service, things will change later this year as a Windows Phone 8 client is launched (probably for 8.1). This morning, BlackBerry held their press conference where the company is certainly far from the grave that some have proclaimed. Indeed, the...

Expect BBM for Windows Phone to feature modern UI design elements and come preloaded on (some) devices

Expect BBM for Windows Phone to feature modern UI design elements and come preloaded on (some) devices

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Earlier today at Nokia's Mobile World Congress press event, Stephen Elop announced on stage that BBM will be coming to Lumia devices soon.  BlackBerry followed up shortly after with their own announcement, clarifying that BBM will be coming to the larger manufacturer / brand base of Windows Phones as well as Nokia X devices, and that the rollout of BBM for Windows Phone would occur...