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Why BBM for Android, iOS Success will be Short-Lived

CIO.com's Al Sacco likes the new BBM for Android and iOS apps but says they're not compelling enough to make the average iOS or Android user switch from their messaging apps of choice. Here's why.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.