Research in Motion is making a beta version of BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 available for download. The app features a new design, snappier performance, and sme new features including:
- Alerts set for SMS contacts now show up in BBM when you add your SMS contact.
- Contacts are easier to search.
- You can search for locations before sending a message.
- You can detect your location using GPS or cell tower triangulation.
- You can send appointments or calender events the same way you would with SMS.
Pre-release versions of BBM 6.0 have been making the rounds for a few months, but now it’s officially available for download from the BlackBerry Beta Zone.