When blackberry is launched on ios & andriod phones I hope it still has a personal pin.....cox whats app is crap who every has your mobile can view your profile pics......so there no security in whats app....I hope BB does not do the same.....so that we have only those pple in hte list whom we want to be......
LOL! People will now most certainly ditch their aging bb for android. Shouldnt have given ios bbm as iphone more premium feel than bb! Death of bb handsets! Should have made a bb/android device! Look forward to getting bbm for free off aptoide you daft bb sales ppl!
"Oh quick, our desperate attempted to rekindle passion for our products failed, because our new phones don't have any innovation. We're losing money have over fist and need to do something fast! What can we do? I know! Release BBM across 2 more platforms!" - Blackberry
You can't kill whatsapp/imessage.
If the BBM that will be made for Android N iOS N hopefully windows phone later will be as good as the BBM in the BB legacy device, Don't you people think this will also kill WHATSAPP N BB hard wear sales, Cos let's face it BBM is superior to whatsapp N whatsapp is d most popular cross platform Messenger.
If it is a paid app, then there is a good probability that they would make more money from selling BBM to everyone versus selling blackberries and subscriptions.
RIM must have thought it over, they probably want to risk it all, but if ios and android has over 70% of the of the world mobile users,.. it is going to be profitable for RIM since I know BBM wont be a free messaging app with run on any platform, I anticipate a charge and user id tied to an email account like the one used on Blackberry ID
Since 2010, I always hear, BlackBerry will die soon, BB Is already dead....on arrival, falling down etc. But still they manage to upgrade their OS (BB10) and Blackberry is still alive and kicking as of to date. No one knows exaclty what their long term plan is.
Man the returns of bbm appliction will be much higher from selling bbm phones
AnonD-7981, 15 May 2013what do you think?... more than half of the population that still buys blackberries are becaus... morewe know black berry will die, but BBM never die, it will live with another OS
Obviously this was expected , after the Co not able to make a mark with the Z10.Hope the BBM will be on chargeable basis ( 0.99$ ) or Yearly subscription
Rim biggest mistake ever . Who wants to buy a BlackBerry phone if there is BBM on Androids and iOS. Because the apps blackberry provides is nothing compared to the iOS and Android ...
Steve, 14 May 2013Hope this doesn't turnout to be a self destruct strategy for RIMwhat do you think?... more than half of the population that still buys blackberries are because of bbm...(some not)but when they figure out that they can have bbm while no longer need to pay for a blackberry... Blackberry smartphone will finally die.
If you do that mistake you will loose all your customers...bbm is the only thing that makes us usee blackberry...
We've already got whats app, chat on, viber and countless other free texting apps. why publish this to android and ios o_O...