Ben Elliott · Apr 11, 2010 at 03:15 pm

Make GTX Sense Look (and Work) Even Better!

The GTX Sense theme for Manila 2.5-enabled Windows Mobile devices by members [ElCondor] and Kamill is receiving many updates and add-ons as its popularity grows. Chief among these are the Service Packs released by the theme developers themselves (with some help from NRGZ28). We’ve recently written about the most recent update and how it squashes some common bugs.

Also available are beta versions of ‘CompactGTX‘ and ‘HomeNotifications‘ by Kamill; tweaks to give the home tab more functionality and to make checking messages, emails and missed calls easier, please do note these two tweaks are currently only available for VGA devices.

Users who want to carry the ‘clean’ look of the Sense theme further through their device should also check out the accompanying WM theme by gfandrea, which can be found in this thread.

Finally, members in the original theme’s thread have edited Cendaryn‘s Metro iconset (inspired by Windows Phone 7) to make them complement the colours used in GTX.


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ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above. View ben_duder's posts and articles here.
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