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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Ford hires 400 BlackBerry employees for connected car expansion

Ford Motor Co. is hiring 400 engineers from BlackBerry's mobility solutions unit to expand Ford's computing expertise as they work to address the future of connected cars. Ford will open a Research and Engineering Centre in Ottawa to accommodate this move. The BlackBerry engineers are valued because they have extensive experience with the QNX operating system that powers Ford's next generation...

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Become an ITIL master with this $29 training course

Not only is there currently a high demand for IT techs, there is also the need for IT professionals who have a working knowledge of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). Have you always been interested in this line information technology? Are you looking to start a new, lucrative career down this path? Learn what you need to know to become at ITIL guru Learn more The...

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Easily charge two devices at the same time for just $14.85 today

With how many devices most people have these days you need chargers that can handle more than one so you don't use all your wall outlets on keeping them powered up. Ventev's 2.1A charger has two USB slots for keeping your stuff charged, and today you can grab one for $14.85.

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We're giving away 10 BBM Enterprise licenses, with a lifetime subscription!

BlackBerry is now a software company, so we're trying something a little different and awesome on the giveaway front. From the Office of the CEO of BlackBerry, we have TEN BBM Enterprise Licenses up for grabs, Free For Life! As we continue our 10 Years of CrackBerry celebrations, the fine folks at BlackBerry have cooked up a special giveaway for CrackBerry Nation. With BlackBerry's focus now...

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BlackBerry will announce Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results on March 31

As per their scheduled investor events, BlackBerry has now announced they will be announcing their Year-End and Q4 fiscal 2017 results on March 31, 2017. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 a.m. ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-844-309-0607 or heading over to the BlackBery Investor page and listening in live. A replay of the conference call will also be...

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In a letter to shareholders published earlier this month, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fairfax Financial Prem Watsa shared some of the achievements made throughout 2016. While the subject of BlackBerry was but one paragraph in the 24-page letter, it's an excellent perspective on BlackBerry CEO John Chen's turnaround progress from the eyes of one of the company's biggest investors...

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Grab a limited edition CrackBerry 10th Anniversary mug now!

Last few hours to get your mug purchased before they disappear forever! February 26th, 2017 marked TEN YEARS since CrackBerry's official launch date and now you can commemorate all the fun and excitement with this limited edition CrackBerry 10th Anniversary mug. Every morning, you can fill it with an awesome beverage of your choice and help us celebrate this milestone! As they are a limited...

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Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to save big on a new Kindle! The summer is coming and there is no better way to read a book on the beach or at the pool than on a Kindle. If you are an Amazon Prime member you can score some pretty sweet savings, dropping the price of the e-readers down to as low as just $49.99. The whole line is discounted, from the most basic option...

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Master Microsoft Office for just $39

Understanding Microsoft Office and how it all works is very important when looking for a job. Don't get left behind at the interview table because you don't know how to use formulas in Excel or analyze data with ease. With Microsoft offering so many apps under the Office umbrella, it can be hard to learn them all, especially if you don't know where to begin. Luckily, getting started doesn't have...

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Toysoft offers some of their best BlackBerry 10 apps free for a limited time!

Over the course of BlackBerry 10's existence, Toysoft has created a ton of great apps for the OS and in turn, has received plenty of love back from the community. As part of a thank you promotion, Toysoft has for a limited time gone ahead and dropped pricing on some of those great apps. In total, Toysoft is offering 11 apps for FREE with 100 copies of each available when you use the redeem...

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