Latest on BBM app suggests Sunday delivery for both platforms

Latest on BBM app suggests Sunday delivery for both platforms
The latest news on the new BBM for iOS and BBM for Android apps might be a bit disappointing to those who had hoped to install it on their handsets on Saturday. The word is that iOS users will see the app in iTunes starting on Sunday, September 22nd. Originally, it was supposed to be available at noon EDT on Saturday. Because it is Sunday the 22nd in some countries already, iOS users in places like New Zealand and Australia have been able to install BBM.

Android users have been swamped by a number of fakes in the Google Play Store. We're hearing that these fakes are actually the cause of the delay in launching the app for Google's open source OS. Still, the app should be available for Android users this weekend.

BBM will allow iOS and Android users to chat amongst themselves and BlackBerry users. It can tell you when a message you've sent has been received and read. At the same time, you will be able to tell when a recipient to one of your messages is working on a response. You will also be able to conduct group chats with up to 30 people participating at one time. And while video chat and screen share aren't in the original version of the app, a update down the road will add both features.

Thanks Anonymous Tipster!

source: Mobigyaan

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17 Comments

1. aries.phills

Posts: 161; Member since: May 17, 2011

Not cool!

13. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

i got it from this link and it works 100% https://www.copy.com/s/wcGgQkTR2Vxs/BBM-release.apk

2. madmikepr

Posts: 138; Member since: Aug 09, 2011

hopefully doesn't say the same tomorrow...

15. TechBizJP08

Posts: 495; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

Better not expect. They should have not let the people know the schedule. Or better yet, they should have made the app ready first then announce. Its a shame but what the hell. Still i'll wait for this. :)

3. cpuntonet

Posts: 3; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

its ready for iOS, check this site actualtecnologia.com

4. rifkin29

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

Those fake ones got me good. Will wait for proper feedback next time

8. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Am sure quite a few people would have fallen for it.. thankfully pretty much all the fakes have been removed by google

5. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Always changing the release dates huh BB.

6. sipha

Posts: 440; Member since: May 12, 2012

Arg, they cant even do this right!

7. khaledmhawesh

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

I downloaded it and its working fine with me hows that

9. asingha94

Posts: 295; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

I have installed but not from store.Working fine for me.I m from India.

10. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

Same, but it's amazing how they can't even get this right. They've been delaying this software for a long time now.

11. Pdubb

Posts: 249; Member since: Aug 08, 2011

Intial ethusiasm has worn off. I may get it or I may not. They really had me this time.

12. artealis

Posts: 98; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

thank alot to those who sharing the leak apps, they want a thumb up

14. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1260; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Sunday, which Sunday? Next week or next month's?? And Fakes are reason for NOT releasing the originals??? Are u kidding me BB???

16. tenten

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

Next year

17. Expert888

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Everyone just call Blackberry 24 Hour Support Line at 1-877-552-5532 And bug the crap out of Blackberry and let them know how pissed off everyone is for Blackberry letting Millions of Customers down. 1-877-552-5532 24 Hour Blackberry Support Line

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