How to Download Facebook Messenger


Facebook Messenger is a terrific app that’s available for both iPhone and Android devices, and it makes it possible for users to chat with their Facebook friends while on the go. Of course, if you’re near a computer, you can still use Facebook’s web chat interface and messaging platform, but we find the mobile app […]

BlackBerry to Pre-Load BBM on Select Android Phones


After having announced that it would be freeing the BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM for short, service that’s been historically tied to BlackBerry phone hardware, smartphone-maker BlackBerry is now announcing that the messaging service will come pre-loaded on select phones running the rival Android operating system. Previously, BlackBerry had announced that BBM would be available as […]

Top 11 iOS 6 Features We Want on the iPhone 5

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The iPhone 5 can’t get here soon enough, but the software that powers the new iPhone is just as important as the hardware itself, and we can expect a look at it in just a few months. iOS 6, the next version of the software that will come to the iPhone 4S and the new iPad, […]

iOS Code Hints at iChat Messaging Service


Though Apple has rolled out a new iMessage messaging service for iOS-to-iOS device communications on the latest iOS 5 release, users of traditional instant messaging services may be hopeful to hear that the OS X desktop iChat service code string was found on iOS. It’s still too early to tell if Apple will port its […]

IM+ Is Perfect Way to Bring Gtalk to iPhone 4S w/ Push Notifications

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If like me, you are picking up your first iPhone after years of using Android, you may be wondering how to take your Google Talk experience with you. By default, Google Talk on the iPhone is only within your web browser. This means no notifications and a subpar experience. Thankfully IM+ is the perfect Google […]

Weekend App Deals: Cheap and Free iPad Apps

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It’s Friday, Friday, Friday! Which means it’s time to take off work a bit early and start your weekend. If you can’t actually get away from work, why not tell your boss you’re using your iPad to catch up on industry related reading or some other believable excuse and find an empty office to download these iPad […]

RIM: No BBM’ing your BFF on iOS

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After recent rumors that Research in Motion would be porting its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) messaging app to the iPhone, the BlackBerry-maker is denying that such a move will happen at this time. At present, RIM doesn’t have plans to take BBM to the iOS platform so there will not be any cross-platform messaging. BBM is […]

RIM Lures Third-Party Developers with BBM Integration Into Apps


RIM is luring third-party developers to creating apps for the BlackBerry ecosystem with its emerging Social Platform strategy, which will open up BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, to third-party apps. Unfortunately, though, BBM is still limited to BlackBerry devices and won’t be opened up to other platforms, at least not at this time. RIM is making […]