News about BlackBerry Messenger.
September 4th, 2013
January 10th, 2012
RIM has begun rolling out the BlackBerry 7.1 operating system update, which includes the NFC-based BlackBerry Tag service. BlackBerry Tag allows users of RIM’s NFC phones to instantly invite a friend to BBM or exchange contact information, web links and multimedia content as well as pair their BlackBerry with NFC-enabled Bluetooth devices. Updates are taking place worldwide over the next few weeks “subject to carrier certification”.
December 6th, 2011
The BlackBerry maker is to showcase the potential of the NFC functionality in its latest smartphones via smart posters and tokens distributed by street crews in Australia.
November 21st, 2011
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has announced two new NFC-enabled handsets, bringing its range of NFC phones to eight devices.
October 10th, 2011
BlackBerry Tag will let RIM NFC phone users add each other as BBM contacts and share multimedia content via NFC.
September 12th, 2011
The latest NFC phone rumours and announcements, including: Sony Ericsson’s Nozomi, Samsung’s Omnia W Windows phone, US Samsung Galaxy S II rumours, iPhone 5 anticipation building to fever pitch and Google’s Schmidt hints Android Ice Cream Sandwich could ship in October.
May 6th, 2011
BlackBerry phones have a number of advantages when it comes to NFC, says Research in Motion (RIM) UK MD Stephen Bates. Battery life, in-built security and the BlackBerry Messenger service are all factors that will…