SOURCE: Smartphone Experts
February 26, 2008 09:00 ET
CrackBerry.com Kicks Off Birthday Celebration With Contest, Giveaways and Store Specials
INVERNESS, FL--(Marketwire - February 26, 2008) - CrackBerry.com, the number one Site for
BlackBerry users (& abusers!), is celebrating its first birthday today and
has planned a week full of activities that include a contest, giveaways and
special offers at their affiliated store, ShopCrackBerry.com.
The theme of this celebration week is customizing your BlackBerry. The
grand prize for the "Crackberry.com Turns 1 Year Old" contest is a new
BlackBerry, custom painted by ColorWare, a company known for transforming
products beyond what the original manufacturers intended. Colorware's
creations have appeared in magazines such as In Style, Vogue, and
Entertainment Weekly. The winner will have the choice of either a
BlackBerry Curve, a BlackBerry Pearl or a BlackBerry 8800 Series
There will also be dozens of runner-up prizes, including coupon codes from
MyTego.com for creating personalized BlackBerry skins, BlackBerry
accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com, BlackBerry software and more.
Registering for a chance to win is easy and free by simply visiting the
CrackBerry.com website and logging into the "Crackberry.com Turns 1 Year
Old" contest thread within the CrackBerry forums. The winner of the grand
prize will be notified on Monday, March 3.
"It has been an amazing year, especially considering how we started out as
just a small group of BlackBerry addicts and now there are over a million
visitors a month," said Kevin Michaluk, CrackBerry.com's founder and
community editor. "We are so grateful to everyone who has helped spur us
along that we decided to create a week's full of activities to show our
In addition to the contest, CrackBerry.com is giving away an eye-catching
BlackBerry, theme built by JC Designs (www.gadgetbean.com) as a present to
the CrackBerry.com community. Also, a special CrackBerry.com
branded-version of the popular Viigo RSS Reader is being unveiled this week
and made available to members of the CrackBerry.com community.
And, at ShopCrackBerry.com, the most recognized and successful
BlackBerry-specific store in the online space, offering a huge selection of
competitively priced cases, Bluetooth headsets, memory cards, charging
cradles, car kits, batteries and more, shoppers will receive 10% off their
purchases by entering coupon code HAPPYBIRTHDAY when checking out. This
offer expires at midnight PST on Wednesday, February 27.
Launched in February 2007, CrackBerry.com has quickly become one of the
Internet's leading smartphone community websites, appealing to users of
Research in Motion's BlackBerry handheld device. CrackBerry.com is updated
daily with news and reviews from the BlackBerry and smartphone world. The
site features an active forum community where members can receive help and
offer their expertise for BlackBerry-related issues. Free ringtone and
wallpaper downloads are available via CrackBerry.com's user-contributed
galleries. And its bi-weekly podcast has become a "must-hear" hit.
Crackberry.com is part of the Smartphone Experts network of sites, also
including TreoCentral.com, WMExperts.com, and Phonedifferent.com.