BlackBerry Secure webinar taking place on April 6

Find out how BlackBerry is securing the connected world in a new webinar that airs tomorrow afternoon. The showcase will feature David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer at BlackBerry. Kleidermacher will be joined by Alex Manea and Jonathan Jackson to discuss BlackBerry Secure and what this terminology means as BlackBerry advances BlackBerry UEM (Unified endpoint management) formerly known...

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What happens when BlackBerry gobbles up your startup?

You work at a startup, then out of nowhere 'BlackBerry' of all companies swoops in and buys you up for $59 million in cash. You're now an enterprise developer, and your work culture has entirely shifted. But what happens next? That's the initial framing for a fascinating story shared by BlackBerry employee Uri Shaked who came to work at BlackBerry as part of the WatchDox acquisition which...

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Anonymously surf the web across all your devices for only $60

Privacy is everything nowadays. It's hotly debated online, in political forums, and huge corporations are regularly selling our information so that other corporations can, in turn, make money off of us as well. A lot of folks are OK with that and view it as "just the way the world works" and other folks are tinfoil and don't even have a landline telephone. But you don't have to belong to either...

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To be honest, CrackBerrians are like... umm.. the COOLEST Complainers [Podcast]

Following BlackBerry's Q4 2017 Earnings Report and Conference Call, we fired up the CrackBerry Podcast machine to discuss all of the BlackBerry news that was, including the KEYone elephant in the room. Buckle up, it's time for another CrackBerry Podcast! Going into this show (recorded live Sunday night) I wasn't expecting it to be a super fun one, but fun we had!! Continuing our series of...

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Following BlackBerry's Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results, BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke with Bloomberg Technology's Gerrit De Vynck to discuss a wide range of topics including BlackBerry's increase in software sales, the company's current profitability as well as current and possible partnerships in automotive as well as their moves in cybersecurity. One thing that stands out here is...

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Keep 6 of your gadgets charged at once for just $30 today

There's no need to use all your wall outlets to charge your gadgets these days, and Amzer's 6-port USB charger proves just that. With 35W of power, you'll be able to keep 6 of your favorite gadgets charged up for just $30 today!

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Giveaway: Win CrackBerry Kevin's Favorite Phone Accessory! [Winners announced!]

Our CrackBerry-branded Spigen Style Ring winners are posted at the bottome! Step Right Up Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls for the Most Fantastic Phone Accessory the World Has Ever Seen..... Not Since the BlackBerry Holster has there been such an oddly practical accessory for smartphones that will literally transform the way you use your phone day in and day out. When I first saw the...

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As BlackBerry completes its transition from smartphone manufacturer to software company, the company has officially shut down their official support forums and are now directing users to CrackBerry for BlackBerry Smartphone support. Earlier this week I gave a heads up in the CrackBerry Forums that BlackBerry's Official Support Community forums would soon be shutting down and instead direct...

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Add 64GB of storage to your phone for just $26.95 today

If you're looking to add some extra storage to your phone, SanDisk's 64GB microSD card is a great option to consider. With a microSD card you can keep your music, media, photos and more with you all the time, and right now you can pick one up for $26.95.

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BlackBerry Mobile clears the air surrounding KEYone availability

President & GM of TCL Communication (TCT) North America, Steve Cistulli, has taken to Twitter clarifying some information regarding the BlackBerry KEYone launch that was shared earlier this morning by BlackBerry CEO John Chen. During MWC17 the media was told that availability would begin in April. Fast forward to today, John Chen in the Q4 earnings call told listeners that BlackBerry...

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Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to grab Dash Buttons for just $1! Amazon's Dash Buttons are an extremely easy way to reorder the supplies that you use the most in your house, and right now Amazon Prime members can grab them for $0.99 with the coupon code DASHBDAY. Normally the buttons cost $4.99 each, and then you receive a $4.99 credit after using it for the first...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen on Q4 results and outlook

Speaking with BBN on the BlackBerry earning results, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has the company firing on all cylinders to execute on the software strategy. With the pivot and transition behind them and the software story in clear focus, Chen has BlackBerry on the up and up hiring 1000 new employees during 2016 and right-sizing the company in the process, the company has approximately 4000...

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A new BlackBerry tablet might kick off second phase of software licensing

BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke with candor this morning on the earnings call about the next phase in BlackBerry's licensing strategy. In particular, he mentions one of the company's partners is very excited to build a tablet based on Android. He clarifies this is part of an expansion phase of the software licensing program. Chen notes that this phase will focus on a broader set of endpoints...

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PRIV named one of the most secure Android smartphones of 2016

Google's annual Android Security Review names PRIV one of the most secure smartphones of last year. While rather unsurprising to most of us here, there are some areas of the report that BlackBerry's software efforts receive some substantial kudos. BlackBerry is named among several manufacturers regularly delivering security updates to flagship devices on the same day as Google. What's more,...

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Listen to the replay of BlackBerry's Q4 fiscal 2017 earnings call

If you missed out on tuning into our live blog, you can now go ahead and listen to the replay of BlackBerry's Q4 fiscal 2017 earnings call. As noted in BlackBerry's press release, the earnings for Q4 Fiscal 2017 came in above expectations, and there were plenty of Q4 highlights noted. Q4 Highlights Q4 non-GAAP total revenue of $297 million; GAAP total revenue of $286 million Q4 non-GAAP...

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BlackBerry Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 earnings call live blog!

With BlackBerry's Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results now announced, next on the agenda is the conference call and live webcast which will be held beginning at 8 a.m. ET. You can tune in by dialing into 1-844-309-0607 or by logging onto the BlackBerry Investor site. As always, we invite you to join our live chat below and discuss the latest news with others. A replay of the conference call...

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BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results

BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results

BlackBerry has now announced their Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results. Non-GAAP revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 was $297 million with GAAP revenue of $286 million. Approximately 80% of the fourth quarter Software & Services segment revenue (excluding IP licensing and professional services) was recurring. BlackBerry had over 3,500 enterprise customer orders in the quarter...

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Protect your Priv display for just $13.85 today

Tired of looking at scratches on your Priv screen or worried about making new ones? If so, ArmorSuit's MilitaryShield HD is a must-have for your display to keep it protected for just $13.85 today.

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In addition to the various other app updates BlackBerry has released recently through Google Play, they've now also announced that they've made improvements to the Productivity Tab app found on BlackBerry Android devices such as Priv, DTEK50 and DTEK60. Today, we're proud to announce a major update for all BlackBerry Android devices, including PRIV, DTEK50 and DTEK60 (and coming devices...

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New updates for BlackBerry Hub, Launcher, Notable, DTEK and more now available!

With the month of March coming to a close and a new monthly update expected to arrive soon, BlackBerry has begun pushing their (mostly) monthly app updates as well. This time around, the changelogs for each are pretty slim only noting bug fixes, performance enhancements or improvements but that's pretty standard anyway. For those of you who like version numbers, the apps from the BlackBerry Hub...

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