Cross platform messaging apps Tango and Telegram hit BlackBerry World, ported from Android

Cross platform messaging apps Tango and Telegram hit BlackBerry World, ported from Android
You might recall that when WhatsApp had server issues the other day, messaging app Telegram sent out a tweet stating that it was receiving 100 registrations a second, and that it was hanging on to its connections in Europe by a thread. Now, Telegraph joins Tango as the two newest cross platform messaging apps available for BlackBerry 10 devices from BlackBerry World.

Unfortunately, both apps are ported over from Android, so there is nothing native going on here, folks. Tango has over 160 million members and allows you to send music messages using Spotify. You can send messages one to one, or have a group chat with up to 50 people at one time.

Telegram allows you to chat with up to 200 people at once. With a heavy focus on security, Telegram offers Secret Chats, which has end to end encryption to make sure that only those whom messages are intended for, get to read them.

Of course, both go up against BlackBerry's own messaging app, BBM. Still, if you want to check them out, both are free downloads and are available right now in BlackBerry World.


source: Telegram, Tango via BerryReview

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4 Comments

1. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Hmmmmmmmm.. Good for BB.. I hope they come up!!!

2. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

And TAnGO said they wont support WP because of low market share

3. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

BlackBerry is looking extremely attractive lately. Looking forward to see if it really is as good as the users say it is.

4. apiskula

Posts: 578; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

Blackberry World a world of doom and gloom. Your done Blackberry

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