Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
Samsung Omnia 7 Apps Unlocked For WP7 devices
If you are a WP7 device owner and you’ve been admiring the apps from the Samsung Omnia 7, XDA forum member xboxmod has successfully unlocked various xap files for all WP7 devices.
The unlocked apps are:
In order to use the apps, you’ll need to download and install the certificate that xboxmod has provided. This has been tested on the HTC Trophy and some apps may be operator specific.
There have been reports that syncing with Zune will relock some devices resulting in a reinstall of the Samsung apps. The workaround for this is putting your phone in flight mode whilst syncing.
For more information, check out the forum thread.
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