Q2FY2017 Results

This quarter I am carrying on with the format which I started with for Q3FY2016.  Below is a table outlining the main highlights of the Earnings Report along with the comparisons between last quarter and Q2FY2016. Following the table, you will see my Bullish (good points) and Bearish (bad points) to the report. Additionally, keep in mind I am using Non-GAAP numbers, mainly because those are the ones which BlackBerry focuses on. Finally, there were a number of announcements during the earning call which ...

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Wallpaper Wednesday

Welcome to another Wallpaper Wednesday!

Each week, we'll bring you cool and popular wallpapers for all your BlackBerry devices. If you're a graphic artist, or photographer and would like your wallpaper shared - shoot us an email!

Here's how to download and install:

  • Find the proper device / resolution wallpaper for your device
  • Click the Download link
  • Touch and hold on the image, selecting Save Image, or select Download in the top right corner
  • Once downloaded, select the image in your downloads folder which should ...
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Q2FY2017 Preview

Tomorrow comes another day which investors, media and BlackBerry enthusiasts have been awaiting. The Q2FY20117 earnings call is set to be announced tomorrow morning where John Chen will release the company’s earnings and other various important information.  

So far this quarter has been steady for the company in announcements and lack of bad/terrible news. However, the street is expecting BBRY to have a EPS of -$0.05 which is better than the -$0.13 from last year. Additionally, they expect the revenue to ...

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ICYMI: John Chen at the Empire Club

Today John Chen took to the stage to speak at the Empire Club, and a couple of critical things came out today.

First off, “We have made investment over a billion-plus, all in software, all in security, and now we need to execute it.” This has been the vision in which John Chen has had for the company since he took over. As for “now we need to execute it” that makes things even more interesting. It’s been evident to everyone that BlackBerry ...

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BlackBerry Argon Hits FCC and WiFi Alliance

If the leaked specs of the Argon or now known as DTEK60 was not enough to get you excited, then we have some more news for you.  Today it was noted that the BlackBerry Argon BBA100-1 and BBA100-2 passed through both the FCC and the WiFi Alliance.

From those sites, the specs for the Argon are:

5.5" diagonal, 534 PPI, 2560 x 1440 Quad HD resolution
All-touch screen, with intuitive gesture based navigation
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit Quad-Core (MSM8996 with 64 bit Quad-Core ...

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BlackBerry and Caravan sign Radar Deal

BlackBerry Radar is finally beginning to make some traction in the transportation industry. Announced today, BlackBerry and Caravan Group have agreed to a contract where BlackBerry will install 500 units on trailers. Unfortunately, the companies did not release how much the deal is worth. However, Caravan had this as part of their statement:

"Running a fleet of 'Smart Trailers' has been a vision of ours for a while, but it wasn't until we met with BlackBerry did we think it could come to fruition ...

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Steve Jobs Biographer Loves His BlackBerry

Walter Isaacson, author of the bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, could be the next Kim K when it comes to BlackBerry.

At the Waterloo Innovation Summit last week, Walter mentioned his habits of buying unwanted BlackBerry Bolds in order to ensure he'll have the device for years to come - and how he gets up every morning and cuddles his BlackBerry.

Walter also had some other comments regarding BlackBerry:

"I like BlackBerry because I love the physical keyboard. It's that simple."

"It distresses me ...

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BlackBerry Releases Five New Apps and Hub+ Subscriptions for Android

If you're enjoying having BlackBerry's own suite of applications on your non-BlackBerry phone, get a little more excited - five more apps are heading to Hub+ today!

Originally posted on Inside Blogs:

We initially launched Hub+ as a free trial on Android Marshmallow, with only the Hub, Calendar, and Password Keeper available. Today, we are happy to announce the remainder of our productivity suite (Contacts, Tasks, Device Search, Notes, and Launcher) is now available to Android users for a free 30-day trial period and ...

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