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Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Blackberry's BBM Coming To Apple and Android devives as An App this summer

Latest Info:
The popular Blackberry messaging service BBM is ready to be a multi Os Supportive app. Blackberry has officially announced the launch of BBM apo for Android and Apple devices. It is very first moment that the branded BBM messaging service will be available on some non-BlackBerry operating system, BlackBerry CEO and President Thorsten Heins has warned WhatsApp and iMessage that their popularity might be disturbed by BBM in the Android and iOS users.
Thorsten Heins Quoted:
These were the exact words of Heins when he quoted "It’s time to bring BBM to a greater audience, no matter what mobile device they carry." He added: “This summer BBM will go across multiple platforms.”
Blackberry announced that they want to Spread this service in order to make users more geeky about Their phones so it is going to be a free of cost app. This app is expected to launch in the coming 2-4 weeks.
Supported Devices:
Heins said that this app based BBM service will be launched in their main upcoming devices like Q5 etc. along with iPhone 5 and starting on android through Samsung galaxy S4. If we talk about the supported versions of OS then at launch BBM will be supported on iPhones having iOS 6 and Android device on Ice Cream Sandwhich and higher. But don't worry for older os users because the next updates will also be compatible with Android 2.3 and iOS 4.0.
Bottom Line:
With the lowering of Blackberry's user rating i think Blackberry now understands that if they want to stay in the race of smart phones then it is time to do something which they have never done before. It is the moment to let people know whay BBM is all about. Why us it the most preferred messeging service on Blackberry devices?
I think they have taken right step because other messeging giants were impacting BBM due to its incompatibility with non-Blackberry devices.


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