Upstream 120 - Play

If we were unable to check out the live stream of BerryFlow’s Upstream episode 120 fear not.  Here is the video, sit back and have a listen or watch what James, Bla1ze , Alex and I had to say about these topics which were covered tonight:

  • BBM Chatbots
  • BlackBerry Hub+ Services vs Samsung Focus
  • DTEK60 vs other devices
  • DTEK50 Security Update
  • BerryFlow on Android

 

 

Be sure to check it out and let us know what you think!

 

 

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BlackBerryCentral Joins Upstream

Today we are happy to announce that BlackBerryCentral will be joining CrackBerry on BerryFlow’s Upstream! When we're able to, members from the team will join James, Blaz1e, Alex and the others in discussions revolving around our favourite topics in the BlackBerry community.

Overall, we all believe that this will be bring nothing but the best experience and engagement to the community. Be sure to tune in tonight at 8pm EDT as Scott joins for the first time! Be sure to let us know what you think ...

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DTEK60 Spotted On Staples Canada

The arguably most known unannounced BlackBerry has been spotted on yet another website. The DTEK60 or Argon as mentioned on the Staples Canada page is currently listed for $700 but not available for order just yet.

This is yet another site listing the device after NCIX and B&H. According to the Staples site, the DTEK60 will have the following specs:

Argon brings together aspirational design, flagship specs, and the excellent value users crave while addressing their desire for private, secure communications.

  • 5.5" Touch screen ...
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Iconic BlackBerry Physical Keyboards Will Live On

During the earnings call, John Chen announced - to some people’s shock, or expectations or others’ sadness – that the BlackBerry Hardware division would be shutting down. This move was made by the sheer fact that John Chen was unfortunately unable to make the division profitable and he had set a timeframe in which he had to make a decision on its ill fate.

BlackBerry’s plan here out will be to develop their software for devices and then license it out to phone OEMs for their ...

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UPDATED: BlackBerry 10.3.3 In Final NIAP Certifications

The BlackBerry 10.3.3 update is in its final stretch of certification, and while we haven't heard much official in months, BlackBerry finally touched on the subject today:

"We are in the final stages of NIAP security certification for our latest BB10 release, 10.3.3. We are grateful for our devoted BB10 customers, and continue to support the platform." says Eric Lai of Inside BlackBerry Blogs.

 

Hopefully, that means we'll see the update roll out early October. Keep in mind, that ...

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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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