BBM, BlackBerry Messenger, iOS 8 app updates

BlackBerry’s Messenger for iPhone and iPad has just been updated to support the newly-released iOS 8, joining a growing number of applications that now support the newest version of Apple’s mobile platform.

The full chanagelog for the update includes:

  • Updates to support iOS 8
  • Resolves some issues experienced in right to left language support
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements

This new update follows a heightening push by BlackBerry to enhance the overall experience of its communication platform. Most recently, BBM money was launched as a way to enhance the mobile capabilities of the platform. BlackBerry also partnered with social management platform Hootsuite to enable BBM Channel owners to be able to update their channels via that software instead of being limited to web only.

Download the new update via the App Store here and be sure to share your thoughts on the new update in the comments section below this article.

Thanks Zack for the tip!

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By Josh Robert Nay

Josh Robert Nay is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TruTower. He has worked in the telecommunications industry since 2003 and specializes in GSM based technology. He also uses (too many) VoIP apps and is a long-time user of BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Phone. He adores anything having to do with space exploration and writing. In addition to the links below, he can be found on LinkedIn and can also be found on his website at