Blackberry Messenger 5.0 now available

By on October 8, 2009
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We know lots of people that downloaded that “leaked” version some time back but its official now. The Blackberry App store has the new version of BBM 5.0 online. If you’re wondering whats new in this version, well: Avatars can be easily set up and then populated from BlackBerry Contacts Group Functionality – allows groups [...]

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We know lots of people that downloaded that “leaked” version some time back but its official now. The Blackberry App store has the new version of BBM 5.0 online.

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If you’re wondering whats new in this version, well:

  • Avatars can be easily set up and then populated from BlackBerry Contacts
  • Group Functionality – allows groups of friends, family and personal contacts to stay connected & share experiences instantly on their BlackBerry smartphones:
    • ongoing group chat
    • sharing pictures
    • organizing tasks and events with shared lists and calendars
  • Bar-code identity – easily add/invite contacts to BlackBerry Messenger by displaying a 2-dimensional bar code that the invitees can capture with their BlackBerry camera
  • Large Media File Transfer – up to 6MB

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