wingman1487

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· 6/14 at 09:55 am · 1 comment

Create Your Own Action Screen

This one goes out to all the graphics devs on xda.  If you use your action screen on your phone very often, then you know you want it to look good.  There are a lot of skinned ones in this site, but sometimes you just can't seem to find one that fits you best.  Well, take a look at the write up that XDA member BT73 has created.  A nifty little tool and "how to" guide that will help you to...

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· 6/4 at 12:42 pm · 4 comments

Advanced Home Tab 2.2.3

As the popularity of the Cookie Home Tab continues to grow with our phones, so do the add-ons.  There have been many releases for adding on to and customizing the Cookie Home Tab.  The Advanced Home Tab created by XDA member Hulzer, is a great example of a very nice add on that we have touched on before in this article.  However, as with any add-on, comes many updates, and this one has received plenty since we last discussed it. 2.2.3...

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· 6/3 at 10:30 pm · 260 comments

Lock Screen Middle Tweak

Many of us have felt how the HD2 sits in our hands,  and not that it's a bad thing but it is huge.  If the device is being operated with one hand, it can be difficult to have the unlock slider at the top of the screen, stretching and straining your thumb to make it up there and unlock your device.  After some work, some people were able to place the slider on the bottom, but this gave the feeling...

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· 6/1 at 11:44 pm · 235 comments

Manila Music Control Skins

Are you one of the many who wants your phone to reflect you?  Do you like to modify everything from the Icon sets to the Toolbar Icons?  Well, now you have more tools to customize your device even further.  XDA member rawrscary has released his own custom manila music control skin, which is used to replace the control buttons in your music tab. Couldn't find many manila music control skins so decided to make my own, only 8 for now but...

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· 5/30 at 11:45 pm · 22 comments

Customize your Sense further with Colored Sense Bits

Do you find yourself getting bored with the standard grey that Sense uses for the + mark, the loading maker, and some other small bits?  Do you want to customize the look of your Sense UI even more?  Well, take a look at what XDA member [★] has provided us with.  His simple little modifications will allow you to change the color of some sense bits such as the "+" marks and others.  Although this is just for fun, this can...

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· 5/30 at 09:03 pm · 6 comments

TeaMachine a Tea Timer App

This one is for all the tea lovers out there.  If you ever sit at home and make your own tea, then you might find this app very useful.  XDA member VanKurt, has taken advantage of OpenGL and created this very simple, yet useful app for tea lovers that will help you make a good cup of tea by alerting you when you have to take the tea bag out of the cup. Thus, avoiding the all to common mistake of...

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· 5/27 at 08:21 pm · 10 comments

Customize Your Agenda Tab

Are you one of those who likes to keep track of appointments way in advanced?  Does the 7 day limit of the agenda tab in Manila just not cut it?  Well, with what XDA member slabbi has been working on, you now have a few options to modify this. Some nice modifications have been added to this program, allowing you to customize the amount of days that it looks forward as well as partially changing the color scheme a little bit....

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· 5/27 at 09:50 am · 114 comments

Touch Tools Available for HD2

Some of you may have heard of this app, which was featured a lot in the Touch Diamond 2 forums.  It is quite a nifty little app that was created by XDA member lyriquidperfection. The application itself provides you with some simple tweaks that allow you to take more control of your phone.  One of its biggest features is that it gives you the ability to control the action of the long press end key.  Moreover, it also provides the ability...

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· 5/27 at 12:41 am · 89 comments

Cookie’s Widget Extension PreRelease

There are many of us that are no strangers to Cookie's Home Tab.  This great add-on to the Sense UI has made our phones look and feel much cooler.  Well, now it's time to look at what we can do next, and that is just what user myslee_ovi has done with his pre-release of Cookie Widget Extensions.  These widgets will give you small switches on your home tab, which will allow you to control certain aspects of your phone such...

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· 5/26 at 10:50 am · 20 comments

Dinik’s Full Mods Collection

If you are a big fan of customizing the looks of your HD2, everything from the task bar to the keyboard, then you have definitely heard of  xda member dinik and all the amazing work that he does on our HD2s.  Just recently, he created a thread where he placed all of his creations. Just think about it,  no more looking all over the HD2 Leo threads for each individual mod!  The thread is a one stop shop for all the...

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· 5/24 at 09:00 pm · 22 comments

Feature-Rich Manila GPS Tracker

Are you someone who cares to know a little bit more about your location?  How about where you have been and where you have traveled?  Would you like to have more information about where you are by using your GPS but really don't want to open up a program to get it?  Well, with the nifty app created by xda member xaoc747, you can do all this and more!  This app is jam packed with features, and probably one of the...

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· 5/24 at 05:39 pm · 230 comments

Save Battery With SleepTimer for Media Players

There are many people out there who find the soothing sound of music a good way to help them sleep. And what better way to listen to your music than through a head set, a bluetooth device, or just the phone itself? Having said that, what happens when you fall asleep?  Your phone media player is still active, repeating the playlist while draining your battery.  XDA member PicHunter is developing of an app to fix this.  The app SleepTimer is still...

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· 5/24 at 12:44 pm · 4 comments

New Features for NaviComputer V.93 Available

Ever since its release, xda member NaviComputer has been greatly improving his mapping application, which is known as Navicomputer. For those of you not aware of it, this is a  great offline GPS mapping tool that has been featured before in the portal (link to this article for more information).  Well, this great app has just received a new update, which takes it to version .93!  It comes with a few new features and fixes, so it is definitely worth checking out....

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· 5/24 at 06:30 am · 1 comment

SRS WOWHD For HD2

There are many people out there who know what the SRS WOW is and what it does.  For those of you who don't know what it is, SRS WOW is an add-on to the device's sound capabilities, which adds some nice audio effects and makes things such as the music listening experience more enjoyable.  Some of the improvements are the addition of 3D Effect, Boosts Sound, Bass, Treble, and Presets.  XDA user Sector` was kind enough to release a version...

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· 5/23 at 09:58 pm · 2,656 comments

Solution for HTC Sense Messaging Slowdown

HTC Sense and its new type of messaging software has had constant problems with slowdowns and freezes ever since its release.  Well, a thread which has recently emerged, has had some rather heavy traffic over in the HD2 Leo section and it may just have the fix you are looking for.  Some newer versions of the HTC messaging client have been posted over there, even the newest one from the latest ROM release.  With lots of reading and some tweaking,...

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