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Win 3 Months of Slacker Radio Premium from BlackBerry Cool

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Face it, you haven’t bought a new music since Bittersweet Symphony and your collection of jams is too embarrassing for anything but a late 90′s theme party. Slacker Radio & BlackBerry Cool wants to curb your embarrassment by giving away a 3-month subscription to Slacker Radio Premium.
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Slacker 3.0 With Wireless Caching Live!

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Slacker fans rejoice, Slacker 3.0 is now available for download! The biggest change is that you can now cache your stations wirelessly while you sleep for a fresh brew of music to go with your morning coffee. It’s available for download now via your BlackBerry browser at http://www.slacker.com or App World. Per Slacker, here are some of the new features in version 3.0:

• Updated interface
• Faster application startup time
• Significantly smaller application size
• Improved touch interface for BlackBerry Storm
• Greatly improved battery life
• New settings menu options
• Tabbed info view for lyrics, reviews and biographies

Check out the full release after the break.

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Win 1 of 5 3-Month Subscriptions to Slacker Radio Plus

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Those crazy kids at Slacker are at it, again! This time we have five 3-month subscriptions to the awesome Slacker Radio Plus service to give away. Slacker Radio Plus features:

* Unlimited Skips

* Unlimited Song Requests

* No Audio or Banner Ads

* Complete Lyrics

* Over 2 Million Songs

Also, Slacker features real live DJ’s who program the stations to ensure you get the most rockin’ music possible.

Interested in winning? Slap those keys and let us know about it in the comments. The contest ends on Monday at noon CDT. Good Luck!

Note: The winners will need to register with Slacker.com, if you aren’t already registered, to get the upgrade to Radio Plus. Good luck!

Slacker Radio 2.0 Now Available!

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Just in time for tonight’s party, our friends over at Slacker Radio let us know that the Slacker application for BlackBerry has had a full revision jump to version 2.0. According to them, with this version, performance has been significantly addressed, producing near instantaneous song transitions and skip times.  Though there will still be some dependencies on your network, play performance will get a dramatic boost.

When playing a station, you’ll notice the “next up” album art appears as you listen. When the album art appears, your skip times to the next song will be nearly instant and most all song transitions during playback will happen immediately.

If all of this sounds great to you, hit http://www.slacker.com from your BlackBerry Browser for the download of the updated version. Be sure to reboot your phone when you’re done, so the new install can clean up the old version for you.

Win a Free Year of Slacker Radio Plus from BlackBerry Cool!

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Friends, Romans, BlackBerry Nation, lend me your ears.  Our friends over at Slacker Radio have a sweet deal set up just for BlackBerry Cool – a free year of Slacker Radio Plus! Slacker Radio Plus features:

* Unlimited Skips

* Unlimited Song Requests

* No Audio or Banner Ads

* Complete Lyrics – NEW!

* Over 2 Million Songs

If you’re interested in winning, drop us a line in the comments by Monday at noon CDT with something witty (haiku, anyone?) on why you should win.

Slacker Radio Comes to the BlackBerry Storm – Officially!

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Slacker today announced the availability of the free Slacker Mobile application for the BlackBerry Storm. Slacker Radio, which is optimized for the handset’s unique touch screen, and can be used in both vertical and horizontal modes, is available as a free download by visiting Slacker.com from your BlackBerry Storm.

Slacker station caching, an exclusive feature for BlackBerry smartphones, enables listeners to store favorite stations on a memory card, allowing the Slacker Mobile application to play without a network connection, reducing battery life consumption by up to 5 times that of streaming playback and enhancing application performance. In addition, BlackBerry smartphone enthusiasts can enjoy Slacker Personal Radio while doing other tasks such as emailing, instant messaging or web browsing (sorry iPhone).

As you know, I’m a big fan of Slacker. Now, my BlackBerry Storm friends can share in the same level of excellence from Slacker Radio that I have enjoyed for weeks. The link was scheduled to go live at 8 AM ET, but it appears to already be functional.  If you’re in the USA (sorry Canucks), have a BlackBerry Storm or other BlackBerry with OS 4.3 or better, head over to www.slacker.com on your BlackBerry and download the free application. Hit us up in the comments with your thoughts.