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BlackBerry Messenger Version 6.0 Now Available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone!

April 27th, 2011

BBM RIM has released the updated version 6.0.0.73 for BlackBerry Messenger in the Beta Zone for all users to download and try out.

Here are some changes in the beta version:

  • Updated BBM branding
  • More "snappy" and responsive feel
  • Visual distinction of message drafts vs. sent messages
  • Any alerts set for SMS contacts are now preserved in BBM once an SMS contact is integrated with BBM
  • Invite a Text Messaging Contact — it’s now easier to search contacts
  • Location Search — you can now search for a location before sending, similar to the Location Search experience via SMS
  • Location Sending — you can now detect your location with cell tower triangulation or GPS
  • Appointment Sending — sending appointment or calendar events is now a similar experience to that of sending an appointment via SMS

For more info or to download BlackBerry Messenger v6.0, head over to BlackBerry Beta Zone




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