RIM has announced the launch of a new version of its BlackBerry
Messenger, BBM6 , and the new version now has support for BBM connected
apps, which gives users an easier way to communicate with each other on
This means that BBM users can chat with each other from within the
app they are currently using, for example a game that supports the
service would allow you to chat directly from within the game without
having to switch to the messenger app.
"BBM 6 marks the beginning of an even greater social experience for
BlackBerry smartphone users,” said Alistair Mitchell, VP, BBM Platform
& Integrated Services at Research In Motion. "It also represents
an incredible opportunity for developers to leverage the viral nature
of the BBM service and we have already begun working with various
developer partners who will be bringing their BBM connected apps to
BlackBerry App World this week, offering users highly engaging app
You can find out more information about BBM 6 over at RIM.