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After failing to buy Snapchat a few years ago, Facebook went ahead to acquire Instagram. It seems they weren’t satisfied with the picture social service to compete with Snapchat.  Facebook has launched yet another app from their Creative Labs called Slingshot. Slingshot is a social app the lets you share pictures and videos with friends by swiping it in the app and then the picture or video disappears for good. However, what you send to a friend cannot be viewed unless you send or sling something back. Slingshot is available for download inRead More
Stumbled on Fleksy last night while I was going through Google’s Play Store. It seemed great so I downloaded it. During my download, Play Store recommended Minuum so I tried that too. FLEKSY KEYBOARD Fleksy wants you to type on your phone without looking at the keyboard. It claims to have patent pending technology that makes typing on any device fast. Fleksy has a really simple interface. It’s primary keyboard is the Qwerty keyboard and a row of shift, the number keyboard, space, backspace and enter at the bottom. Fleksy’sRead More
First, a background. Flappy Bird is a game for iOS and Android that has recently gone viral in the last few days. The game was developed by Vietnamese developer, Nguyen Ha Dong. To advance in Flappy Bird, you have to tap the screen to navigate the bird between Super Mario-like pipes. After each pipe, you get a point. It drives people crazy. What’s amazing about this game however, is that some users have managed to play for so long and have reached scores of over 2 billion. Yes. 2 billionRead More
BlackBerry has sent an official email to Beta testers and people who signed up to be notified when multi-platform BBM becomes available. The email was titled “BBM for Android and iPhone is here!” and explains that the rollout has resumed and there is a line-up to start using the app. This comes after months of delay and a false start last month. To download BBM for Android and iOS, visit BBM.com from your phone and follow the instructions. The website also allows you invite your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and friends in yourRead More

Posted On September 3, 2013By BinjoIn Mobile, Top Stories

First Look At BBM For Android [VIDEO]

BlackBerryOS.com has released an unofficial video of BlackBerry Messenger for Android. The app looks exactly like its BlackBerry 10 sibling and works in the same way. The menu interface and layout are however, different from that of regular Android apps. BlackBerry announced that BBM for Android and iOS would be released by the end of the summer and it is currently in a beta testing phase. That date is very close. Here’s the video demo-ing BBM for Android. Tell us what you think in the comments! Source: The Verge viaRead More
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In the small messaging app eats large corporation’s messaging app world, Tecno’s Palmchat is the new one the block. The Chinese have refused to carry last. In the last year we’ve seen Tencent’s WeChat grow astronomically alongside Line, Viber and WhatsApp. They’re growing so fast, Google just had to launch Hangouts in competition. Enter Palmchat: The most likely and yet unlikely contender. I stumbled across it a few days ago when I was checking out 2go for Android. Palmchat is just like any other messaging service but it’s got featuresRead More
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I recently used the Yoruba 101 App developed by Inncite Limited. It is an app geared at teaching very basic Yoruba language and it does a pretty good job at seeing as I (a non-speaker of the language) seemed to pick up a few good language tips. When the application starts, it presents you with Topics which are: 1. Alphabets 2. Words 3. Syllables 4. Sentences 5. Games The topics are seemingly placed in order, so it will be beneficial to the learner to go from item 1 to 5.Read More
Mobile social network, 2go finally released an Android version of its popular feature phone app. Founded in 2007 by Ashley Wolff and Alan Peter, the company rose to 10 million active users with only four developers and has been recruiting in the last six months to bring this version to the market. Alan Wolff says Android is the fastest growing platform in Africa with under $50 devices on the horizon although feature phones make up 88 percent of its 2go’s usage. 2go currently has over 30 million users. The AndroidRead More
Following rumors that BBM for Android and iOS will launch on June 27, BlackBerry has said in a statement to Mashable that the rumored date is incorrect. BlackBerry first announced BBM for Android and iOS at its BlackBerry Live event last month. They also announced a new BlackBerry, the BlackBerry Q5. The rumour spread after a tweet by T-Mobile UK said that the messaging application will launch for Android and iOS devices on June 27. T-Mobile has since deleted the tweet. BBM is one of the major attractions to BlackBerry’sRead More
After nearly 7 months since it first announced its new music player tagged the gPlayer, Gidilounge has finally said they are ready to release the next generation Gidilounge app into the wild in a few weeks. The new music streaming app will have all the features that where disclosed to the public at their October 10th event which included the ability to browse and create playlists, save their favorites and listen to a music Lounge (curated playlists) but in addition the app will allow users to discover new and upcoming artist,Read More