Slacker Radio Comes to the BlackBerry Storm - Officially!

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 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 on your BlackBerry and download the free application. Hit us up in the comments with your thoughts.

5 Responses to “Slacker Radio Comes to the BlackBerry Storm - Officially!”

  1. 1 Marcelo Maciel

    Why Slacker only play radio stations in USA?

  2. 2 ed

    I was about to say “cue the complaining Canadians” but one sneaked in before me.

    Blame the music industry. Slacker is limited by them and their license agreements.

  3. 3 PC

    Cmon fellow Canadians, as if you’re not used to getting raped telecom-ically.

  4. 4 orias

    Hmmmm. Free slacker radio, $40 bluetooth car adaptor[] (was $20)= free satillite radio :)

    I’m in…

  5. 5 Ed

    >free satillite radio

    No Howard Stern, traffic reports, weather, news. Of course, those may not be worth $15/month either. I used to have sat radio and let it lapse. I figured if I missed it I could always resub… never missed it.

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