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BlackBerry Updates BBM With Custom PINs And Ad-Free Subscriptions
Mar02

BlackBerry Updates BBM With Custom PINs And Ad-Free Subscriptions

Users of BlackBerry Messenger also known as BBM who want to customize their PINs can now do so as BlackBerry has announced a couple of updates, which also include a slew new features and paid subscriptions. To remove adds, you will have to pay a monthly recurring subscription fee of $0.99, and another $1.99 every month to get a custom PIN. The BBM custom PINs must include both letters and numbers, and must also be between six and...

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Despite Denials, Samsung Pushing Ahead With BlackBerry Acquisition
Jan23

Despite Denials, Samsung Pushing Ahead With BlackBerry Acquisition

Despite repeated denials, reports suggest that Samsung is still going ahead with moves to acquire BlackBerry. This was revealed by the Financial Post, who quoted an anonymous source. Rumors of a potential acquisition were rife in the media about a week ago after Reuters reported that both companies were in negotiations; but Samsung and BlackBerry both came out to deny such. Quoting the source, Financial Post said talks are on-going....

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BlackBerry Issues Statement Denying Rumours Of Acquisition Talks With Samsung
Jan15

BlackBerry Issues Statement Denying Rumours Of Acquisition Talks With Samsung

Following a report, in which Reuters tagged ‘exclusive,’ BlackBerry has issued a statement denying it was in talks with Samsung to sell the company. The price quoted was $7.5 billion, but it seems the story which spread like wildfire on Wednesday may not be true if BlackBerry’s statement was anything to be taken seriously. The BlackBerry statement issued on Wednesday said: “BlackBerry Limited is aware of certain press reports...

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PayPal App Now Available For BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

Good times are here for all BlackBerry 10 smartphone users as PayPal on Wednesday announced ‘PayPal on their phone. This is PayPal’s first app for the BlackBerry 10 smartphone, and would hopefully be greeted with cheer by lots of users. Announcing the release of the app, PayPal’s Solution Manager for Consumer Channels Priya Rajendran, said the app can also be used on “all major mobile platforms, including Android.” His statement reads...

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BlackBerry Classic Officially Out

BlackBerry officially released the BlackBerry Classic on Wednesday after months of showing glimpses of what it looked like to the public. The new Classic, which is inspired by the Bold line of smartphones, is now available online through BlackBerry.com and Amazon.com. “Now that you’ve checked out the BlackBerry Classic, seen the specs, and watched the unboxing video – it’s time for you to find out how to get your hands on one. As we...

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BBM 2.6 Out With Support For Lollipop And Better iOS

BBM 2.6 is out with support for Lollipop, iOS, and for BlackBerry phones, the company has announced. According to BlackBerry, newly added features are a reflection of requests made by users. “The updates just keep coming. BBM 2.6 is available starting today (Friday) for iOS, Android and BlackBerry Smartphones and, as always, we’ve incorporated your feedback to improve the BBM messaging experience.” BBM stickers, which have become very...

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