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Contest: AppleBerry Dark Expansion Pack Theme for the BlackBerry Storm Features Panoramic Sliding Wallpapers.

By Kevin Michaluk on 28 Jul 2009 07:30 pm EDT

Leave a comment to for your chance to win. 50 FREE copies to be Won!

This is pretty cool. CrackBerry member hastings has followed up his popular AppleBerry Dark Spaces / Stacks / Classic theme suite with the release of an expansion pack theme that mimics "spaces" on a Mac and adds the touch of panoramic slding wallpapers. You'll definitely want to check out the video above on this one (it's kind of hard to explain). I love the panoramic sliding action - I can't help but wish RIM would include some funkier themes like this by default (less Appley and more Berry-like though of course!). Speaking to the developer, here's what he had to say:

As far as I know this is one of the first themes to feature extra-wide panoramic wallpapers that move to create the illusion of having three homescreens, or "Spaces" in the Mac world. Every icon is user customizable and even though the panoramic wallpapers aren't user customizable, they have the ability to hide the wallpaper at any point and rock their own personal one. (as shown in the demo)

It's $6, and the suite comes with six different themes (and wallpapers), and you can change them freely without reorganizing your icons. I'm adding more wallpapers in the future and bundling them in for free. The only disclaimer I have is that this theme can be resource intensive on older OS', but has proven to be perfectly stable with the newest OS, .151. The official Verizon OS, .148 also works, but not as well.

Contest: We have 50 free copies of the AppleBerry Dark Expansion Pack to give away. Just leave a comment to this post and you're entered to win. Contest entry ends Sunday at Midnight PST.

More Info & Purchase: For more information, be sure to check out the AppleBerry Dark thread in the CrackBerry Forums and visit the AppleBerry Dark product page for more info and download instructions (requires Desktop Manager install).

Reader comments

Contest: AppleBerry Dark Expansion Pack Theme for the BlackBerry Storm Features Panoramic Sliding Wallpapers.


I have been a huge fan of Hastings since donating to his original appleberry suite. Keep up the good work!!!

I dont know what to say..this is really cool. Wouldnt mind having that on my storm, definitely spreading the word on this one...

Pretty nice, Hastings. If i already paid for AppleBerry Dark, do i get a discount for this? I love Dark. The theme is awesome and this will make it that much better. And i am running a 151 hybrid.

Looks like a great theme. I just switched back to my default because the theme i've been using since April has been bugging out recently.

Hey, Hastings & Crackheads!

I just bought the AppleBerry dark original a few days ago. Share the love, maybe?

Wow, so many contest and so little time. Yet another awesome app for my crackberian family. Good luck to all...but I hope I win a copy. Lol.

I have appleberry dark / not using right now ./ I don't have the expansion pack will pm to find out if I am 'grandfathered.'

For the love of all that is holy and pure. I don't ask you for much - please, please, please let me win this theme!!!

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! The theme is great. I though being able to do a side to side screen change was never possible on the Storm and I was wrong. Great job on the theme work and I cant wait to see some more of your upcoming theme. Im glad I swtich from a 32gig Iphone to the Storm. I am so sick of the iPhone lol!!!!!!!!!! Keep up the great work.

just got my first blackberry storm love the thing and this would look great on my phone if im picked ..which i hope i am....

You've created some great themes for the BB Storm. Nice work!
It would be even nicer if I won a set of AppleBerry Dark Expansion Pack Themes for my BlackBerry Storm!

This Theme looks so great! I hope I can win it, althought I may not be able to wait and just buy it!

This is like the coolest theme I have ever seen. Man like if I knew you were going to creat something THIS COOL I would have baked you a batch of cookies...... ;-)

I liked the first one but it always killed my memory. I wonder if this would work on .151 and if the memory would be stable. I would love to give it a try.

This looks pretty sweet! I am still using Appleberry Glass which I think it is the best theme available. I would love to give this one a shot though.