1. KamranMackey's Avatar
    I do hope that in a future update that they will make BBM for iOS compatible with iPod touch so that iPod touch users can use the app as well.
    Last edited by KamranMackey; 10-22-2013 at 10:35 AM. Reason: Rewrote my post.
    10-22-2013 10:26 AM
  2. kataran's Avatar
    Come on BBM get it together I gave your app icon a primo spot on my first launch page now you need to come thru for me or your gonna end up sleeping with the NewsStand app


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    10-22-2013 10:28 AM
  3. iEd's Avatar
    I hope they make it available for iPod touch in an update, because iPod touch users should be able to use it as well.
    I'm surprised it's not iPod touch compatible.
    10-22-2013 10:28 AM
  4. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'm surprised it's not iPod touch compatible.
    I think it's because they want it available on devices with a constant connection.
    10-22-2013 10:29 AM
  5. KamranMackey's Avatar
    I think it's because they want it available on devices with a constant connection.
    iPod touch devices do have a constant connection, except for when you go out to do something such as going to the store, going to the gym, etc...
    Last edited by KamranMackey; 10-22-2013 at 10:38 AM. Reason: Updated my post.
    10-22-2013 10:37 AM
  6. Xx BEN xX's Avatar
    I really would like to see it succeed. I haven't been very sympathetic towards Blackberry recently. But I'm going to cut them slack on this one. If it wasn't something people were interested in, there wouldn't be a wait time. If it takes off and people use it, no one will remember the first few days of release. I personally like the app on iOS. Nicely developed.
    I have to agree with you, it's very clean and nice on the eyes


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    10-22-2013 10:43 AM
  7. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    iPod touch devices do have a constant connection, except for when you go out to do something such as going to the store, going to the gym, etc...
    Which qualifies it as not having a constant connection.
    10-22-2013 10:45 AM
  8. carriv's Avatar
    Late to the party per usual dang it I think BlackBerry is rubbing off on me but I had to LOL when reading through this thread and like the first half all I see is an Ambassador/Moderator onslaught of comments!!

    BBM bleh,

    Attachment 40691

    Cause that's all it'll be good for.

    Hardly used BBM as it is when I had my Blackberry Bold 9000 don't think I'll waste my time with this.
    All that just to tell us that you're not using it? Can we say troll?
    10-22-2013 10:47 AM
  9. KamranMackey's Avatar
    Which qualifies it as not having a constant connection.
    No it doesn't. I just said that it always has a constant connection when you are at home or you are able to connect to Wi-Fi if there's an unlocked Wi-Fi network available or you know the password to the locked Wi-Fi network that you want to connect to.
    10-22-2013 10:51 AM
  10. mac2013's Avatar
    To All: Pls share piNs
    From: Me
    10-22-2013 10:58 AM
  11. Fausty82's Avatar
    I think it's because they want it available on devices with a constant connection.
    iPod touch devices do have a constant connection, except for when you go out to do something such as going to the store, going to the gym, etc...
    It cant be "'yes' except when its 'no'". Either its constant or its not.

    For future reference:
    Constant | Define Constant at Dictionary.com
    10-22-2013 11:21 AM
  12. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    I really hate being so dense, but what's the big deal here?
    Step 1 : Obtain BBM client
    Step 2 : Acquire time machine to travel back to 2006 to find BlackBerry users to chat with
    Step 3 : Now what ???
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    10-22-2013 11:33 AM
  13. itsmemuffins's Avatar
    Honest question.

    Why should I/want to use BBM? What does it have over, whatsapp/Skype/Viber/facebook messenger/hangouts?
    10-22-2013 12:46 PM
  14. solitude1984's Avatar
    It cant be "'yes' except when its 'no'". Either its constant or its not.

    For future reference:
    Constant | Define Constant at Dictionary.com
    To be fair, cell phones don't have a constant connection either. For example, if I go into the subway I will no longer have any connection at all (no fancy underground internet here). Same thing for certain buildings - I used to work in an old movie theatre where no one had a connection past a certain point.

    But I understand what you're trying to say. A phone certainly has a more constant connection than an iPod. That being said, I don't think it was a wise decision on their part.


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    10-22-2013 01:09 PM
  15. Kriilin Namek's Avatar
    To be fair, cell phones don't have a constant connection either. For example, if I go into the subway I will no longer have any connection at all (no fancy underground internet here). Same thing for certain buildings - I used to work in an old movie theatre where no one had a connection past a certain point.

    But I understand what you're trying to say. A phone certainly has a more constant connection than an iPod. That being said, I don't think it was a wise decision on their part.


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    I'm not 100% sure, but I believe it uses the IMEI of your phone/ cellular tablet as part of it's encryption, which is why it's tied to a particular device, and requires cell capabilities.
    10-22-2013 01:46 PM
  16. solitude1984's Avatar
    I'm not 100% sure, but I believe it uses the IMEI of your phone/ cellular tablet as part of it's encryption, which is why it's tied to a particular device, and requires cell capabilities.
    That explanation would actually make a lot of sense. It's too bad though, as I could see a lot of people with wifi iPads and iPods downloading it.


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    10-22-2013 04:23 PM
  17. Tre Lawrence's Avatar
    Honest question.

    Why should I/want to use BBM? What does it have over, whatsapp/Skype/Viber/facebook messenger/hangouts?
    IMHO, not a whole lot, but it does give you (potentially) access to a whole new set of contacts AND it is the current flavor of the month!!!!
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    10-22-2013 04:23 PM
  18. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    What would be nice is group texting with people who don't have iPhones. Whenever involved in a group text, sending a message to the masses results in those non-iPhone users getting the group text individually.
    Tre Lawrence and Chrisy like this.
    10-22-2013 04:25 PM
  19. BLiNK's Avatar
    I really hate being so dense, but what's the big deal here?
    Step 1 : Obtain BBM client
    Step 2 : Acquire time machine to travel back to 2006 to find BlackBerry users to chat with
    Step 3 : Now what ???
    i actually Laughed Out Loud when i read this. thanks
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    10-22-2013 05:19 PM
  20. BLiNK's Avatar
    To All: Pls share piNs
    From: Me
    i don't even know you.
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    10-22-2013 05:20 PM
  21. Chrisy's Avatar
    So can anyone SEND a location using BBM? I was able to send a location from my BlackBerry and the Android user received it. However, they cannot see an option to send a location to me.

    So what is great about BBM for those that haven't used it ever:

    Quick picture and video sharing
    File Sharing
    Location sharing (at least one BB so far)
    Voice Note sharing
    Appointment sharing
    D and R
    Uses a PIN and not a phone # (some may like this)
    Saves chat history
    Multiperson chat
    Broadcast messages ( I hate this though, but it is useful at times)
    Ability to set a status (available, away, etc)



    All in one messaging app.
    Last edited by Chrisy; 10-22-2013 at 06:32 PM.
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    10-22-2013 06:21 PM
  22. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    So can anyone SEND a location using BBM? I was able to send a location from my BlackBerry and the Android user received it. However, they cannot see an option to send a location to me.

    So what is great about BBM for those that haven't used it ever:

    Quick picture and video sharing
    File Sharing
    Location sharing (at least one BB so far)
    Voice Note sharing
    Appointment sharing
    D and R
    Uses a PIN and not a phone # (some may like this)
    Saves chat history
    Multiperson chat
    Broadcast messages ( I hate this though, but it is useful at times)
    Ability to set a status (available, away, etc)



    All in one messaging app.
    That almost sounds like Skype ...
    10-22-2013 08:31 PM
  23. anon3700711's Avatar
    Gmail had a queue, I remember waiting in queue long long ago and it took months.

    Then why download it at all. I and you remember the BB days and why we are no longer and padding a number? Come on Karen it has not changed one bit from what it was a long time ago and never will be.
    I dont think you have the fondest clue what you are talking about and if you do, you're just ignorant. BBM has a refined UI since the old days and the ablity to make video and audio calls which the latter two features coming by the end of the year across all three platforms.

    One person answers and then reanswers and it goes on and on. Not interested ...Sorry! I will stick with what I have now in native iMessage/SMS
    Funny enough that's how it works with iMessage and SMS except instead of being restricted to iPhones for iMessage, you can talk to users on Android and BlackBerry.
    10-23-2013 12:50 AM
  24. BLiNK's Avatar
    don't you guys find it a little odd.. conversing with complete strangers

    how long can you actually talk about Apple for??
    10-23-2013 12:52 AM
  25. anon3700711's Avatar
    Stop having such a sense of self-entitlement. We all had wait to use Gmail and many other products from other companies, did we not?? Even Facebook made you wait originally as it was only for College kids and no one else.
    10-23-2013 12:54 AM
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