BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2016 results on December 18

BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2016 results on December 18

Save the date for December 18, as that's when BlackBerry will be announcing its third quarter fiscal 2016 results. Like previous reports, BlackBerry will reveal its financial results for the quarter via a conference call and live webcast. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will be reporting results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 on December 18, 2015. A conference call and live...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 4, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 12/4/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! I hope everyone has recovered from not only Thanksgiving, but Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all those crazy and wonderful tech deals. Since last we met, quite a bit of news has hit the front page, so I will do my best to recap. First up for Priv owners is how BlackBerry pushed out the first update for their Android device which includes several improvements and...

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BlackBerry Priv lands in the Philippines for ₱45,000

BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry has launched the Priv in the Philippines, with the handset going on sale in the country from mid-December. The phone will be sold for ₱45,000 ($955), and will be available through BlackBerry's exclusive partner in the country, MemoXpress. Interested in knowing more about the BlackBerry Priv? Be sure to check our full review and the Priv superpage. RELEASING PRIV™, BLACKBERRY'S...

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Which keyboard do you use the most on your Priv - Physical or Virtual?

One of the key selling points of the Priv is that it offers the best of both worlds when it comes to the keyboard. You can choose the on-screen virtual keyboard if that's how you roll, or you can slide the device open and just pound away on that awesome physical keyboard if you wish. Realistically, I'm sure it doesn't come down to a one of the other situation for most folks, but the choice is...

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Six interesting takeaways from BlackBerry's Priv AMA on Reddit

Six interesting takeaways from BlackBerry's Priv AMA on Reddit

Did you miss out on BlackBerry's Priv AMA? Well, the good news is you can head on over to Reddit and check it at your leisure but, if you're not really into Reddit or just want a quick rundown of some of the most interesting questions that cropped up, we got you covered. We've dug out six of the what we feel are larger highlights, so you don't have to go digging through it all. Comment from...

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BlackBerry Priv

The BlackBerry Priv smartphone may have just been released, but the company is already looking for case and accessory ideas for its first Android-based device. In fact, it launched a student competition to get some ideas, and the winning proposal might end up as a real BlackBerry product. The PRIV Carrying Solution Design Competition gave students at some of the best design colleges and...

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T-Mobile offers AT&T customers up to 50% off on smartwatches, speakers, and more

T-Mobile is continuing its "Un-carrier Unwrapped" holiday initiative, this time with a couple of offers for AT&T customers. For a limited time, customers switching from AT&T to T-Mobile can get up to 50 percent, or up to $125, off items like speakers and headphones, chargers, fitness trackers, and even smartwatches. These offers are open to all AT&T customers, including post-paid...

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Verizon is offering 2GB for life when upgrading lines

Verizon has launched a new promotion to entice customers to upgrade or add lines to their XL or XXL data packages. Each line on the account that upgrades their phone, along with each line that is added will get two free gigs of data that are shareable with the whole account. That's right, so if you have four lines, and each of them upgrade, you'll get an extra 8GB of data at no cost to you....

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What gadgets do you want this holiday?

We've seen a lot of new gadgets come out in the past few months and the holiday season upon us. So we thought we'd ask what you're hoping to find under the tree — or maybe are just thinking of getting for yourself. Is it a new smartphone? Or perhaps a shiny new tablet? Maybe a computer? Tell us what you use right now, what you want, and what you think of it all for your chance at $600 to help...

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BES12

Following up on their 2014 win where BES10 Hosted took home the gold for Enterprise Service of the Year, BlackBerry has now announced that BES12 has been named Enterprise Software Product of the Year at the Best in Biz Awards 2015. Thanks to BES12, BlackBerry has been named a Gold winner in the Software category of Enterprise Product of the year in Best in Biz Awards for North America,...

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Lights, cameras, thermostats — The top home automation gifts for this holiday season

Give the gift of home automation this holiday season with any of these excellent options that will switch your home into smart mode. Need some gift ideas for that special someone who's all about automating their home? Whether it's a smart thermostat, camera, door lock, or light bulbs, this comprehensive guide highlights some great products to consider that are user-friendly and fun to use. If...

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BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry fans who still have unanswered questions about the new Priv smartphone might be able to get them answered on Thursday, Dec. 3. That's when BlackBerry team members will be taking questions from the Reddit community in one of their official AMA (Ask Me Anything) sessions. BlackBerry stated: In attendance will be BlackBerry Security Director and Canada's Smartest Person Finalist...

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BlackBerry Priv now available again from Amazon in the U.S.

BlackBerry Priv now available from Amazon in the U.S.

This post has been updated several times to reflect when the device has returned to being available. Most recent orders from Amazon have the device arriving December 4, 2015 and onward. If you live in the U.S. and you're looking for yet another place to pick up the new BlackBerry Priv, it looks like Amazon now has you covered. The online retailer is listing the unlocked BlackBerry Priv again...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.2.2813 update files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.2.2813 update files now available for download

Looking for a new BlackBerry 10 OS? If so, you can now go ahead and give OS 10.3.2.2813 a try if you're down with manually installing it using the update files. At this point, as the files are brand new, it's pretty hard to say what has changed but this is the first BlackBerry 10 OS update we've seen in a while. Some app versions have been updated and the OS has a build date of 2015-10-05, but...

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BlackBerry will shut down BBM Meetings service on Feb. 10, 2016

BBM meetings

BlackBerry is shutting down its BBM Meetings service, just 15 months after it launched in November 2014. BBM Meetings, which offered customers access to video and voice conferences for BlackBerry 10, iOS, Android, Windows and Mac platforms, will be shuttered on Feb. 10, 2016. An offshoot of its BBM messaging app, BBM Meetings offers customers access to HD video and voice conferencing for up...

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T-Mobile adds 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom

T-Mobile adds 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom

If you're in it with T-Mobile for the music, you now have quite a few more options for getting your fix. T-Mobile has added 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom, allowing you to use them without eating into your data allotment. Here's the rundown of services hitting Music Freedom today: Aud.io Dash Radio DatPiff Jango KCRW Noon Pacific Radio Danz SomaFM Spinrilla StreamOn TuneIn...

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Win a year of free storage from MediaFire!

Win a year of free storage from MediaFire!

Update - The winners! Chris Carreira djbrooks1 dlcunha ejup2009 Keith Deal LoneStarRed lucky_luke_nmg marcaccioc Merboy6969 mutigbeere Rana_Tauqeer semime Smitty13 srikar mantha StawneyTW TallPaul86 vishalvegad vstromryan walcolm Z10KW A couple of weeks ago we posted about MediaFire and their new BlackBerry 10 cloud storage app. The native BB10 app lets you easily upload all your files - like...

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BlackBerry Priv design

As has become a bit of a tradition when releasing a new device, BlackBerry has now posted up an interview with the design team behind the companies latest creation. Lead Industrial Designer, Michael DeFazio and two members of the Priv design team - Principal Mechanical Architect Aaron Allen and Senior Industrial Designer Cortez Corley offer a closer look at the design influences, inspiration...

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BlackBerry Priv to go on sale in Singapore in mid-December

Priv

The recently-launched BlackBerry Priv will expand its reach to Singapore sometime in mid-December. The company said that the Android-based smartphone will go on sale in that country for the local price of SGD 1,098. The Priv will be available via a number of authorized third-party outlets in Singapore, including M1, Singtel, and StarHub. Looking for more about the BlackBerry Priv? Be sure to...

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BlackBerry pushes first update to the Priv with camera improvements and more

BlackBerry Priv now receiving its first update

The BlackBerry Priv is now receiving its first update, and it brings a number of improvements. This update, which weighs in around 475MB brings a number of welcomes improvements to the smartphone. Being the first update from BlackBerry, there are some improvements to the camera, some enhancements to security, and more. A full list of changes in this update include: An improved camera: We'...

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