BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2016 Earnings Call Live Blog!

BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2016 Earnings Call Live Blog!

Now that the report is out, next up is the conference call, which will be held beginning at 8 am ET. If you're looking to follow along, you can do so by dialing 1-866-438-1903 or by logging on to the BlackBerry Investors site or jump into the chat below to catch the highlights and discuss the latest news coming out of the call.

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BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results

BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results

Right on time, BlackBerry has now announced their Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results ahead of their live conference call. For Q4 Fiscal 2016, BlackBerry has reported Non-GAAP total revenue of $487 million. Non-GAAP software and services revenue of $153 million, up 106% percent for the same quarter year over year, allowing software and services revenue to grow to $527 million in FY 2016. Q4...

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Keep your BlackBerry Passport SE charged and synced for just $16.95

Keep your BlackBerry Passport SE charged and synced for just $16.95

BlackBerry's official sync pod for the BlackBerry Passport SE is an awesome addition to any desk or work space. It gives you an easy and secure location to charge and sync your phone, and lets you avoid having to fumble around for a cable to plug in. Today, you can grab one for just $16.95.

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Inst10 for Instagram gets refreshed with new Hub icons and graphics

Inst10 for Instagram gets refreshed with new Hub icons and graphics

Every now and then apps need a simple refresh to make them look better and feel better and such is the case with the latest update for Inst10. The latest update rolling out through BlackBerry World only addresses one bug, tagging in comments, but it also brings a bit of a visual refresh to the app. Fixed Tagging in Comments New Icon New Hub Icons New Graphics The update is live right now in...

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Messenger v1.8 update improves the Hub and SMS experience for Priv owners

Although I'm not sure how many Priv owners are using the built-in Messenger app on Priv, there's a new update for the app rolling out through the Google Play store that has some shall we say undocumented improvements for those of you out there who are using it. I say the improvements are undocumented because nothing in the change log specifically calls out the improvements for Priv owners but...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, March 2016

Mobile Nations Community Update, March 2016

Mobile Nations Community Update It's that time again, time for the Mobile Nations Community Update, time for a monthly recap of the best stuff happening around Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central. First off, our latest Gems series has come to a close on Windows Central. A huge shout out to our friends at Microsoft for their...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10 updated, all Privacy and Control features now free!

In addition to the BBM for Android update being rolled out, BlackBerry has also updated BBM for BlackBerry with much of the same improvements including ditching the fees for all the Privacy and Control features such as timed messages and photos, retract, private chat, and the ability to edit messages. Additionally, there are a few other changes as well according to the full change log. All...

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Latest BBM update for Android adds support for Marshmallow, ditches fees for Privacy and Control features

A fresh update to BBM for Android has now arrived on the Google Play store and its one you're going to want to update to as soon as possible. This time around, there is a whole lot more than just the usual performance and bug fixes. In addition to adding support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow, BlackBerry has also ditched the fees for all privacy and control features, meaning timed messages and...

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Reminder: BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

Just a quick, friendly reminder for those of you holding shares of BBRY that BlackBerry will be reporting results for its Q4 FY 2016 earnings on April 1, 2016. BlackBerry Limited will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 on April 1, 2016. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-866-438-1903...

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Verizon set to add new $20 charge to smartphone upgrades [Update]

Verizon set to add new $20 charge to smartphone upgrades

Update: In a statement to Droid Life, Verizon confirmed the move, saying: "The upgrade fee helps cover our increased support costs associated with customers switching devices. Customers can pay the charge when they upgrade, bill it to their account or trade in an old device to offset the cost. The fee for upgrading on device payment is still half of the two-year contract upgrade fee."...

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Amazon Dash Buttons can now ship more than 100 products to your door

Amazon Dash Button

Amazon has tripled the number of brands available on the retail giant's Amazon Dash Button program, enabling Prime customers to choose from more than 100 consumables to order through the push of a button. Quite literally. With these handy little devices installed throughout the home, you'll be able to conveniently have products delivered straight to your door without even firing up your web...

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BlackBerry Radar will help trucking companies track and monitor shipments

BlackBerry Radar will help trucking companies track and monitor shipments

BlackBerry has unveiled Radar, a new end-to-end tracking system for trucking companies. With this system installed, companies can optimize the use of trailers and shipping containers, improving on-time deliveries, reducing theft, and generating more revenue. BlackBerry Radar already sports the capabilities to track mobile assets without relying on expensive and complicated IT infrastructure,...

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Amazon Prime now available to Sprint customers for $11 a month

Amazon Prime

If you wanted to try out Amazon Prime but don't have the $99 on hands for its normal annual fee, you might want to switch over to Sprint. The carrier has announced that new or current customers have the option to access Amazon Prime as an option on their bills for $10.99 a month. This is the first time that Amazon Prime has been available on a month-to-month basis. Sprint says: "Amazon...

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Check out this slim protective case for the BlackBerry Passport for $16.95 today!

Check out this slim protective case for the BlackBerry Passport for $16.95 today!

The BlackBerry Passport is a large phone by itself, and most don't want to make it any bigger, nor do they want to leave it unprotected. Seidio's Surface case offers great protection with its slide-in two piece design, and also keeps a very slim profile. Today, you can snag one for just $16.95.

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BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

Just in case anyone out there was still wondering whether or not BlackBerry was working on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv, there's now further evidence of its existence outside of the few images of devices running it that have popped up. Looking at the video, it's pretty easy to say that with the jump to Marshmallow, BlackBerry didn't change much by way of looks on the...

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BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

Adding to their already existing Red Dot awards for the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Z10 and Porsche Design P'9981, the BlackBerry Priv has now won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016 as announced by BlackBerry. "Our BlackBerry Design Team is extremely excited to be recognized by the prestigious Red Dot, given the time and energy spent on developing this next...

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AT&T to offer unlimited data for U-verse home Internet customers

ATT

AT&T is offering its home Internet customers who sign up for U-verse a way to get unlimited data with no caps. This can come in the form of a couple of different options. AT&T stated: On May 23, we will introduce a new unlimited data option for our U-verse home Internet customers. AT&T customers who have only our U-verse home Internet service can add unlimited data for $30...

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Instagram rolls out support for video uploads of up to 60 seconds

Instagram

Instagram is giving people more freedom to express themselves in video form. The social network is rolling out an update that will support video uploads of up to 60 seconds, well above the previous limit of just 15 seconds. Instagram stated: In the last six months, the time people spent watching video increased by more than 40 percent. And longer videos mean more diverse stories from the...

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T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile is reportedly set to start offering new data-only plans for those who would rather skip the voice portion of their cell service. According to a leaked document obtained by TmoNews, T-Mobile will launch the so-called Simple Choice Data Only plans on March 30 with a variety of data bucket sizes and unlimited texts. The options start out at $20 per month for 2GB of data and cap out at...

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