BEST OF 2009 CrackBerry Awards

Its that time again! The year is almost over, and in true CrackBerry fashion we're heading out with a bang. Last year we picked the Best of 2008 with our Cracky Awards in various categories, and this year we have tons of great apps, accessories, devices and more to choose for our Best of 2009. 

Before the official voting begins Wednesday, we need you, the CrackBerry Nation, to help make sure we have all the of the categories you want to vote on and to make sure we have all of the deserving nominees in there. Below you'll find a list compiled by the Crack Team of what we think is fitting for this year's CBAs. But we're not perfect and we may have missed some worthy nominees or not come up with some categories that could be fun vote on. That said, you can drop a comment on this post and let us know if you think we missed anything. Do we need to add a nominee or two to a category? Maybe there's room for a whole new category? LET US KNOW TODAY. We'll be launching the community voting tomorrow so you need to get your thoughts to us asap (don't cast your votes in the comments here... this is all about categories and nominees). Note: we decided to bypass including BlackBerry themes or theme developers in the polls since there are just way to many to choose from, but in the coming weeks we'll be starting a new weekly theme roundup to highlight the greatest free and premium themes throughout the year. Check out the Best of 2009 preliminary award categories and nominees below!

CRACKBERRY AWARDS: BEST OF 2009 Categories and Nominees

BlackBerry Accessories 

Favorite Bluetooth Headset

  • Jawbone Prime
  • BlackBErry HS-655+
  • BlackBerry HS-500
  • Plantronics Discovery 975
  • Plantronics Voyager Pro
  • Morotola Endeavor X1
  • BlueAnt Q1

Favorite Stereo Bluetooh Headset

  • Plantronics BackBeat 903/906
  • Samsung SBH-600
  • Samsung SBH-700
  • LG Electronics HBS-250
  • Jabra BT3030
  • Jabra Halo
  • Sony Ericsson HBH-IS800
  • Motorola s9 Rokr HD

Favorite Bluetooth Speakerphone

  • BlackBerry VM-605 Premium Speakerphone
  • Blueant Supertooth 3 
  • Jabra Cruiser
  • Motorola MOTOROKR T505
  • Jabra SP700
  • Blueant S1

Favorite Skin Case

  • OtterBox Commuter
  • Case-Mate Smart Skin
  • Incipio dermaSHOT
  • iSkin Vibes

Favorite Hard Case

  • OtterBox Defender
  • Case-Mate Barely There
  • Seidio Innocase II Surface
  • Seidio Innocase 360

Favorite Clear Skin

  • Best Skins Ever
  • Phantomskinz
  • Zagg Invisible Shield
  • Egrips
  • Case-Mate Clear Armor
  • Bodyguardz

BlackBerry Applications

Favorite Game

  • Druglord Wars
  • Addictive Tower Defense
  • Wrath
  • Sid Meier's Pirates
  • Pipe Dreams
  • RevBall

Favorite App (Business/Finance)

  • Ascendo Money
  • Personal Assistant Premium
  • eOffice
  • Docs To Go
  • Stock Manager
  • Tip Calc

Favorite App (Communication)

  • IM+
  • BeeJive IM
  • BlackBerry NAtve IM Clients
  • Nimbuzz
  • Textender
  • Beyond160
  • Facebook
  • Loopt
  • Google Voice
  • MySpace

Favorite App (Productivity)

  • Tetherberry
  • BerryBuzz
  • BerryWeather
  • QuickLaunch
  • MeterBerry
  • QuickPull
  • LaterDude Pro

Favorite Twitter App

  • TweetGenius
  • SocialScope (still beta, but we figured we'd better include it)
  • UberTwitter
  • TwiXtreme
  • OpenBeak (formerly twitterberry)
  • TinyTwitter

Best BlackBerry Web Browser

  • Native BlackBerry web browser (standard on the device)
  • Bolt Browser
  • Opera Mini 5

BlackBerry Media 

Best Streaming Media Apps

  • Slacker Radio
  • Pandora
  • iHeart Radio
  • Stitcher
  • Flycast
  • Nobex Radio Companion
  • Wunder Radio

Best Music/Audio App

  • FlipSide
  • 7digital Music Store
  • Thumbplay Music
  • Mobiola xPlayer
  • Unsynced Music Player
  • Podtrapper

Best BlackBerry of 2009

  • BlackBerry Storm2
  • BlackBerry Bold 9700
  • BlackBerry Curve 8530/8520
  • BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220/8230
  • BlackBerry Tour 9630
  • BlackBerry Curve 8900

Just for Fun - Non-Berry Stuff of the Year 

Favorite Non-BlackBerry Device of 2009

  • iPhone 3GS
  • Pre
  • (Symbian? WinMo?)

Favorite Non-BlackBerry OS

  • Apple/Mac OSX
  • Android
  • WebOS
  • Windows Mobile 6.5
  • Symbian


anything else you want to see in the Best of 2009?? let us know in the comments!!


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