More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
DINIK Anastasia Dialer, Slider & Icons
One of the great strengths of the Windows Mobile platform is the ability for users to customise their interface to their heart’s content.
XDA-dev member dinik has released a cosmetic modification to the HTC HD2 dialer, adding polished glass buttons to match his iconset and slider. The iconset has a massive 252 icons, replacing all of the stock HD2 icons as well as a large proportion of popular third-party programs.
The dialer is available in white, black and carbon flavours, and there are versions for both WM6.5 and WM6.5.3 with the bigger bottom bar.
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