nqnguyen2

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nqnguyen2 · Aug 21, 2010 at 01:14 pm · 4 comments

AmazonIt! Barcode Application Update v1.1

These days everyone could use a little help to shop smart. Last month, XDA member zaijian released AmazonIt!, a useful barcode application that shows Amazon.com prices and ratings. This application makes it easier to compare prices and enables researching while away from a computer. Since then, zaijian has been working hard to develop AmazonIt! into a better application. This latest version features more user-friendliness, touch-scrolling, manual barcode input, and a slew of bug fixes. Originally posted by zaijian Requirements Windows...

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nqnguyen2 · Aug 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm · 9 comments

Tetra Master Game Update

XDA member zyphuris55 released an update for this nostalgic mini-game found in the popular role-playing game Final Fantasy IX. This card game consists of cards that depict various characters with values on them, whereby the values on the card determine the winner. Originally written by zyphuris55 Updates: v0.79.7 Added Wager window (cards only) Added ability to queue duels Added the feature for "Skilled" and "Random" wager skill levels fixed re-duel option removed the "free money" glitch Currently working on: menu for...

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nqnguyen2 · Jul 30, 2010 at 09:00 am · 12 comments

AmazonIt! Barcode Application

Shopping at your finger tips is becoming more literal than you can believe. Often times, shopping to compare prices on the internet using your computer is not an option. XDA member zaijian developed AmazonIt! for WM, so you can search not just the price but read reviews and send an email of the product information. What’s even better about AmazonIt! is the barcode scanning feature. Within seconds you can be searching for better prices rather than standing in one place...

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nqnguyen2 · Jul 20, 2010 at 12:00 am · 12 comments

Apple Killer Splash Screens for EVO 4g

We have all seen HTC versus Apple splash screens but this is unique. XDA member JSZESZE has been creating some new splash screens for us to try out. One of the designs that is basic but not bland is the apple and colored paint. The font in the title is simple and clean with the usual mirrored reflection underneath. Below the text is an illustration of an apple splashed with colored paint in a modern and stylish fashion, while a black...

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nqnguyen2 · Jul 19, 2010 at 09:00 am · 94 comments

Medical Application Icons

Mobile devices are being outfitted with larger screens with higher resolutions. These days it is probably not rare to see a doctor walk around with a large-screen device using medical applications. However, little has been done about updating the icons to exploit the full potential of the beautiful screens. XDA member negawolf has been working on some icons for medical applications and has graciously shared them for everyone to use. Originally posted by negawolf Most are old application, but still working...

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nqnguyen2 · May 14, 2010 at 08:08 pm · 19 comments

Windows Phone 7 Metro Dialer Skin

The Metro interface embraces clean lines and use of negative space which has garnered much praise in the mobile community. Now, user Livven has created a Windows Phone 7 Dialer for Windows Mobile. This is essentially a skin for your current dialer and should provide the basic functions needed for phone calls. While the project is a work in progress there are two versions available for different resolutions; WVGA and QVGA. The dialer looks very sharp and simple the way...

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nqnguyen2 · May 11, 2010 at 08:02 pm · 340 comments

FPSECE – PSX Emulator for Windows Mobile

Attention Windows Mobile users! You’ve asked for games and now you have them. Introducing the First PlayStation Emulator for Windows CE (FPSEce), this free emulator allows you to play your old PlayStation 1 (PS1) games on your mobile device after grabbing the images from your PS1 disks and dropping it onto your storage card. The emulator has been in development for quite some time but it is not popular because of the requirements for a powerful processor. These days it...

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nqnguyen2 · Apr 17, 2010 at 06:40 pm · 15 comments

TrueCaller version 1.30

CallerID is an old technology that many people have been using for a long time for home phones. Wouldn't it be nice if there was something similar for smartphones to help them live up to its name? User namiran has developed TrueCaller that will recognize the origin of the phone call and display the registered name for that phone number. The application can block incoming calls, report and notify the user of calls coming from spam callers. There is a...

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nqnguyen2 · Apr 16, 2010 at 09:51 am · 7 comments

Virtual d-pad (WVGA)

Recently a lot of devices have been designed with very large screens, as a result there is no room for a directional pad. However, sometimes a directional pad is needed for certain applications and for casual gaming. User more_pizza has developed the Virtual d-pad application to solve this problem. The d-pad can be deployed, dismissed and moved around the screen making it easy to use. Once you're done using the d-pad just tap the "X" button and you're back to...

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nqnguyen2 · Mar 30, 2010 at 10:36 am · 5 comments

First Version of Fennec Available for Android

Grainysand discovered a post on AndroidForums which reveals that the Fennec web browser has been compiled for Android OS. Of course it still needs some work but it is exciting to realize that a release might come in the near future. For those that are unfamiliar with Fennec, Fennec is the name of Mozilla's mobile project which aims to provide a mobile web browser with similar goals to what FireFox has brought to desktops. The Mozilla team is striving to...

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nqnguyen2 · Mar 22, 2010 at 03:13 pm · 24 comments

GPS2day updated to v1.0.8

s_v_l has released an update for his GPS2day application for this month. For those of you that are unfamiliar with his application check out the list of great features: Current geographical coordinates (latitude, longitude) Course and speed Some information about satellites and fix type Altitude value when fix is equal to the 3D Exact current date and time from the satellite atomic clock And battery life state which is important when you using GPS device Additional Features: Metric and U.S....

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nqnguyen2 · Mar 22, 2010 at 10:42 am · 101 comments

Windows Phone 7 Theme for Spb Mobile Shell 3.5.3

Give your Windows Mobile a fresh new look using the Windows Phone 7 Metro theme offered by mskip. This theme is designed for SPB Mobile Shell 3.5.3 and even works in landscape mode. A nice feature of this theme is that you can uninstall it and go back to your previous one. Unfortunately this theme is only available for WVGA and VGA devices. However, there's work undergoing for QVGA and WQVGA devices so hang tight. Originally posted by mskip Contains...

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nqnguyen2 · Mar 16, 2010 at 10:21 am · 238 comments

My Shopping List Updated to v3.3

Ever needed a shopping list that is finger-friendly? Then you're probably already familiar with amirdt's My Shopping List. If not give it a try, it's a very nice application which features the ability to save your shopping lists, import and exports lists, send lists by email and much more! It was recently updated and that new update brings some new features, amirdt has also given us an idea of things he's still working on. Originally posted by amirdt New  features:...

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nqnguyen2 · Mar 16, 2010 at 08:43 am · 6 comments

S2U2 updated to v2.33

I'm sure many of you Windows Mobile users have been waiting anxiously for an update from A_C. Wait no more because this update includes a slew of features and many bug fixes; too many to list here. This application lets Windows Mobile users to lock their screen to prevent inadvertently answering phone calls. S2U2 also allows reading and dismissing SMS, email and MMS. Below is a brief list of changes. Originally posted by A_C Changes of v2.33 changed the "slide...

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