Recently I have been using BlackBerry Messenger more on my Bold and I ran into a few features that I did not even know existed. Forgive me if this is just a reiteration of something you have read before but I have really been digging into the Bold recently to discover all of these new updates that came with OS 4.6. Some of them are just plain nice to know and others really impressed me. I looked at Kevin’s prerelease review from back in May and Douglas’s review @ BBCool and did not notice them mentioned back then so maybe they only showed up in the final release version. Could be I was just living underneath a rock but this just shows that RIM is still working on BlackBerry Messenger.
Send your GPS location to a friend – Seriously I have been asking for this forever. I just wish you could request GPS locations from friends… (Requires GPS)
Broadcast a message to all your open conversations – Pretty cool idea but still unsure of how or if I will use it. Great way to say “GTG to the bathroom” 🙂
New invite others to conversation screen – Very easy way to just check which friends you want to add to the conversation compared to the older select one at a time way.
Let your status show if you are on the phone or what you are listening to – Others mentioned this feature but I thought I would reiterate it. Due to the ability for 3G to use data while on a call this feature is extremely useful. It can change your status to being on a call when you are on the phone which EDGE or EVDO only devices could not do.