Want to help us test an ads-free Geekzone? Register for webpass now

Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
BlackBerry announces BBM for Windows Phone and Nokia X Platforms
Posted on 24-Feb-2014 21:42. | Tags Filed under: News.



BlackBerry Limited will be making BBM available to Windows Phone and Nokia X customers in the coming months. BBM is a mobile messaging platform that offers collaboration tools such as BBM Groups, BBM Voice and BBM Channels.

"BBM continues to grow in popularity as millions of people use our mobile platform for chatting and connecting with friends or colleagues, and we are very excited that we will soon welcome Windows Phone and Nokia X users to the BBM community," said John Sims, President, Global Enterprise Solutions at BlackBerry.

"Today marks an exciting moment for Nokia," said Bryan Biniak, Vice President and GM of Developer Relations, Nokia Corporation. "By bringing BBM to the Windows Phone and Nokia X communities, our customers will be able to experience this popular global messaging app."

Windows Phone and Nokia X customers will soon have access to a comprehensive suite of messaging and collaboration features, including:

- BBM Chats: Have instant BBM Chats, including a Multi-Chat option, and receive real-time confirmations when messages are delivered and read
- Personalization: Create a profile that can be easily personalized with profile pictures/avatars and status updates that contacts can see in the Updates area of BBM
- BBM Groups: up to 50 people can be added to a conversation
- BBM Voice: Free voice calls between BBM contacts on Windows Phone, Nokia X, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry anywhere in the world using data or WiFi connection
- BBM Channels: Join conversations on BBM Channels between people, brands and communities. Create a BBM channel to share thoughts, ideas and passions.
- One-click sharing: BBM users on Windows Phone, Nokia X, Android, iPhone and BlackBerry devices have access to fast one-click sharing of photos, documents, voice notes and more

BBM will be available as a free download from the Windows Phone Store this summer. BBM for Nokia X will be available from the Nokia Store when the Nokia X platform launches.


More information: http://www.bbm.com...

comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Reliable station wagon - model suggestions?
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by joker97 on 5-Feb-2016 17:46 (72 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Sex toys and Waitangi Day - Whats your take on the flip flopping day.
Created by Mspec, last reply by MikeB4 on 8-Feb-2016 12:29 (102 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Netflix Crackdown - have you been affected?
Created by Paul1977, last reply by ludez on 6-Feb-2016 18:14 (324 replies)
Pages... 20 21 22


Whats something small that really annoys you?
Created by Finch, last reply by Jaxson on 5-Feb-2016 12:24 (463 replies)
Pages... 29 30 31


Terrible ADSL Performance Today
Created by smellsbad, last reply by RunningMan on 6-Feb-2016 21:23 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Auckland traffic wtf how does one cope
Created by MikeB4, last reply by Rikkitic on 5-Feb-2016 13:36 (70 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


0800 number used for scams
Created by Ford, last reply by michaelmurfy on 8-Feb-2016 10:36 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


Antivirus recommendation for gaming PC?
Created by Ford, last reply by paulchinnz on 7-Feb-2016 19:06 (15 replies)