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

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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).

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Reader comments

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


guys seriously this would so compliment my mac!!! and with blackberry finally giving apple users the royal treatment its gonna be a win win for me. seriously though, you already know that your gonna give me a copy for free, so lets cut to the chase and get it done already. you guys rock!!!!!!!!

of AppleBerry. I currently run the original Appleberry (would that now be AppleBerry Light?) and looking forward to going to the dark side soon.

The database in my first Storm got corrupted. Fried everything. I lost 4000 Songs,all apps, contact list. I have a new Storm (thanks Asurion) But it's naked, so I'm starting from scratch :-(

I love themes for my storm. Makes me feel like I have a brand new phone. Plus I show off at work to all the people with dumb phone, how they need to upgrate to BlackBerry!!

OMG this is the best of the best of the best. I would ONLY belong to this forum if you pick me and I promise to mention how nice you are to 100 people for picking me

This looks like a theme I could leave on storm for good!!! I have been searching for such a monster ... and this looks like it!!! Great job!!

i work for verizon and have the storm running the appleberry classic theme. all my customers want their phone to look as good and clean as mine does. i love the appleberries! cant wait for this new one.

I need a new theme for my Storm. I'm just too cheap to buy them and I'm getting pretty tired of the same theme for the past 9 months :(