BlackBerry updates BBM with timed messages and message retraction, unveils plans for a paid subscription

BlackBerry today released a new version of BBM, adding timed messages, message retraction, and HD picture transfer, among other features. If you don’t see the update just yet, note that the company says it “may take 24 hours or more” for it to appear in your app store “depending on your mobile platform and region.”

Google Play Movies & TV now shows actor and soundtrack info while you watch via Chromecast or Nexus Player

Google today updated its Google Play Movies & TV app for Android, which lets you watch purchased or rented content from the company’s store, with a revamped design and new features. You can download the latest version directly from Google Play (if you don’t see it yet, be patient as it’s rolling out “over the next week”).