WenWM

WenWM is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. View posts and articles below.

Phone Freak. Work all day with phones, usually Android or Windows Mobile. Love getting them for reviews, and most of the time, I play with it more than review. Write for quite a bit of sites, and love doing it. Always on Twitter from my Computer, Phone, Watch, and TV.

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WenWM · Sep 26, 2010 at 12:00 am · 491 comments

Windows Phone 7 RTM Changes Make WP7 a Speed Demon

If you have not heard about this, Windows Phone 7 received RTM status earlier this month and WMPU just posted a few changes their source has noticed. The article speaks of many speed improvements including improved Live mail sync, Marketplace load time, and more. Most of the changes just ended in the word “faster”, which as we all know WP7 has received much press for its speed… So, faster means it has passed what reviewers saw last month and said...

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WenWM · Sep 24, 2010 at 06:00 pm · 2 comments

HTC HD3 or HD7 Development From Yesterday.

Well guys, yesterday was all about the HD7. The device started by getting sketched up, then finally painted in a nice picture, and lastly losing its name in an actual picture. The HD7, as we have all called it, will be called the HD3. This is not such a big deal, but what is a big deal is the spec sheet that was leaked just this morning by WMPoweruser. The spec sheet pretty much carries over the old things the...

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WenWM · Sep 24, 2010 at 12:00 pm · 184 comments

Weeks Of WP7 News In One

We have not been covering much outside news but since the upcoming Windows Phone 7 devices might become our most talked about in the forum, it seems about right that we keep you updated. To do so, we must let you know of things that have happened in the past until now in order to keep you updated with current information and events Here is a list of what new development in the WP7 world from just this last week:...

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WenWM · Sep 23, 2010 at 12:00 pm · 261 comments

Coolest HTC_IME Themes For CM6

Having a good looking keyboard not only can improve your typing experience but also complement your device’s look and design. These new themes try to do just that with HTC’s keyboard. The thread, started by XDA member smoothtaste has themes of different colors, but my favorite is the one above with the Superman logo in the space bar and the blue/black color scheme. 9/13/10 - Added pink keyboard as per itrackit's request. 8/27/10 - Added new dark keyboard. Working on themed...

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WenWM · Sep 22, 2010 at 09:00 am · 12 comments

Change Your Android LCD Density With This App

Having the ability to change the density (which is more like your resolution) to something different is a feature that’s hard to get with Android, but not anymore. This simple application was released just this weekend and allows you to change the pixel density of your device to something that you might like more. Created by XDA member ex87, this application is still not 100% complete, but so far its safe and looks good from the provided video. Here is a...

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WenWM · Sep 22, 2010 at 08:46 am · 4 comments

HTC HD7 Now In Picture Form… Sorta

There has been a lot of speculation about the looks of the awaited HTC HD7 over the last few months, but WMPoweruser just leaked what the device will actually look like.  The picture is basically the HD2 with Windows Phone 7 buttons, a kickstand, and a nice, but not new, 8MP camera with Dual Led flash. Is there anything else you would like to see before your ready to buy it… Tomorrow, we are hoping they will also leak the...

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WenWM · Sep 21, 2010 at 09:00 pm · no comments

Control Your WM Boot

Having the ability to change what boots with your device is a feature that WM is good for, and this application tries to make that task easier. Developed deep in our forums by XDA member AndiCP, this application strives to change the way your device boots while making the experience still pleasant. It comes with a Sense like design which is always good for the eyes and even some basic information about your device just for references. Hi guys, as I've...

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WenWM · Sep 21, 2010 at 06:00 am · 9 comments

Sense UI Theme For FroydVillain

Seems most development in Android land is about looks, and this new look is very clean and brings a little Sense to a popular ROM. The ROM was made by XDA member Hacre and one of his users, XDA member shenshang has made this new theme just for the ROM. The theme tries to bring a lot of the Sense aspect to the ROM’s standard look and from. It looks pretty good and functional. The developer did not give us much information...

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WenWM · Sep 20, 2010 at 09:24 am · 8 comments

Leaked HTC HD7 Date And Price For O2 Germany

We have heard the HD7 was going to make its way to Germany but now WMPoweruser just confirmed it for us. They just released a leaked file telling us the main information regarding the unseen HTC Windows Phone 7 and when it will be making its way to German users. The information that was leaked says that Germany O2 will release the device on October 17 and it will be priced at 79 euro on O2 Germany on a  24...

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WenWM · Sep 20, 2010 at 09:00 am · 72 comments

List Of WP7 Leaked Device So Far

It seems we will not be lacking in devices come October, so I thought I should make a list of all these devices. Lets start with my favorite and the best looking… The Samsung GT-i8700: (screenshot courtesy of Gizmodo) This device is the best looking and has a fairly appealing spec sheet that’s as sleek as the build. The device will have a 1Ghz Processor (which is just enough for WP7), 256 MB Ram, Screen looks like a 3.5, 8GB...

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WenWM · Sep 19, 2010 at 06:00 am · 9 comments

Android HDPI WP7 Layout

I guess even the industry's best has a little envy for the new comer. Android users can now enjoy a Kin/WP7 like layout on their devices thanks to XDA member newone757, who made this new guide for people that have the time to follow it. This is new and was just released last week and is rather easy to follow. Instructions::: Using Launcher Pro Plus or ADW Launcher and Desktop Visualizer For Horizontal Widgets, Select the 4x1 Desktop Visualizer widget,...

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WenWM · Jul 31, 2010 at 12:00 pm · 3 comments

Rollemod v0.1 for Youtube v1.5.20 (Froyo fix)

Having your device load all your videos to HQ might not be the best thing for people with a limited data plan. This is here to bring some quality to your life. This software was just recently released, and the creator, XDA member rolle3k, left quite a bit of an impression on me with this software release, and here is a bit of information for you. Features: Force HQ Videos Download Videos Active downloads can be viewed by pressing Menu at...

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WenWM · Jul 31, 2010 at 12:00 am · 188 comments

Droid X Live Wallpaper… Now Hunting Nexus One

The Droid X seems to have been released with some pretty cool software that everyone has been trying to get, and this wallpaper is not the exception. Posted by XDA member ccunningham83, and improved by XDA member britoso, this wallpaper is the exact same live wallpaper that has been hunting all Droid X owners since released, and can now hunt your Nexus One. This is what I did: decompiled, changed the package and app name, removed LWPs that install by default, rebuilt,...

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WenWM · Jul 30, 2010 at 06:00 pm · 7 comments

Froyo Drawing Boot Screen

Froyo has quickly become the most used version of Android there is, and showing your pride should be easy with this boot screen. This boot screen was released by XDA member aankun, who made a simple boot screen that draws out the official Froyo icon after every restart. Reading the thread, this is not perfect, but many like it. So enjoy it. The new boot animation finally done. I make this one use the same method as before (the Drawing Eclair)...

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WenWM · Jul 30, 2010 at 12:00 pm · 7 comments

LockPicker Now Updated To V0.94

Having your emails all on your device via exchange might sometimes lead you to a very inconvenient lock screen, but this application strives to fix that. Developed and maintained by XDA member j0bro, the software removes the lock screen before boot and afterwards. Now, I am not quite sure how this works seeing I do not use exchange, but I am sure some people will love to use this if they do. Disables the Exchange lock screen when it's part of...

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