This week in the world of Android: BBM finally rolled out, the new iPads landed to tough Android competition, news broke about Samsung’s clampdown on unofficial accessories, G Flex leaked on television, Samsung revealed Galaxy S4 sales, three big name Android games launched, and we made it through another wave of KitKat rumors.
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about Cover for Android, the Dead Trigger 2 release, BBM for Android, and 5 more Android apps you can’t miss!
BBM for Android is finally out! After a long time waiting, the service makes its somewhat triumphant return. Is it worth using? Here’s our full review.
For those of you who are new to BBM for Android, BlackBerry prepared some helpful hands-on video to get you up and running. Check them out.
After several fake apps, delays and plenty of other drama – BBM for Android is finally rolling out starting today! Keep in mind that the app will require a semi-convoluted activation process in order to work, though.
BlackBerry will take another stab at rolling out the Android and iOS version of the BlackBerry Messenger chatting app in the following days.
According to Blackberry, the issue was with a leaked BBM for Android APK. They note that — in a mere eight hours — their servers had 1.1 million unique Android users, causing issues for them.
Through fake apps, rumored testing, and leaked user manuals, one thing remains consistent about Blackberry Messenger: we still don’t have it.
Perhaps Blackberry’s most popular feature of all time was its BBM platform and we knew it was coming to Android. Now, a beta tester will show it to you.
A landing page on the Blackberry website today noted that “BBM for Android and iPhone is here”. It’s not, but this slight error on the part of Blackberry should tell us the release is imminent.