Tag: bbm

  • iOS 5: iMessage

    It seems that a lot of people don’t understand how iMessage works in iOS 5, so I thought I’d make a quick post to explain it so you can begin using it properly. First of all, on the iPhone iMessage is built into the Messages app, there is no separate iMessage app so don’t be…

  • Kik Messenger Updated With Pictures and Group Chat

    If you’ve been following the site you’re probably aware that I’ve been a big fan of Kik Messenger. It’s basically a Blackberry Messenger (BBM) clone in that it uses your data connection to send messages to your friends, but in this case it works on multiple platforms (iOS and Android) so your friends don’t have…

  • RIM Sues Kik Messenger

    I’ve never owned a Blackberry and never intend to, but this just solidifies my spot in the anti-blackberry community. Obviously if a company is infringing on another company’s patents, then that company has every right to protect what is rightfully theirs, but does RIM really own a patent on the “S/D/R”, sent/delivered/read, indicators within a…

  • RIM Really Dislikes Kik Messenger

    A couple weeks ago Kik released a new version of their Kik Messenger application which allowed for free text communication between iPhone, Android and Blackberry devices. The service is similar to Blackberry Messenger (aka BBM) in that it uses the data network to transmit text messages and also shows when a message has been sent,…

  • Kik Messenger vs. Ping Chat

    When it comes to cheap I’m pretty much the definition word, so when I heard that there were options out there that would allow me to lower my text messaging plan to either the lowest, or nothing, I had to see what it was all about. I currently have an iPhone 4 on AT&T and…

  • Ping Chat Now Available on Blackberry and Android!

    If you don’t know what Ping Chat is, it’s a messaging program made by the guys at Enflick that was released for the iPhone with the goal of replicating the features of the Blackberry Messenger program. Basically it’s a text messaging client that uses your internet connection to send texts, basically allowing you to text…