09 Mar '11, 3am

New blog post: RIM might launch BlackBerry Messenger on Android and iOS

This is still a rumor stage . But judging from Boy Genius Report’s track record on BlackBerry news, it might actually be true. When I first heard the news, I thought it is a very bad idea from RIM. BlackBerry Messenger is one of the many key selling point for BlackBerry. I know quite a number of people who opted for BlackBerry mainly because they want to BBM their friends. Releasing BBM on Android and iOS means BlackBerry will have 1 less advantage over the other mobile OS. This is a bad idea. But then, it is a bad idea that RIM have to take. Even if RIM don’t release BBM for Android and iOS, there are other cross-platform mobile messaging applications like Whatsapp which is available on BlackBerry, Android, iOS and Symbian. It’s either they release BBM on other mobile platform or see BBM’s market share decline. I guess this is a route that RIM is forced to take. Well, at ...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2011/03/09/rim-might-launch-blackberry-...

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