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.
Star Wars Sounds for Windows Mobile
‘Soundboards’ – a selection of sounds pertaining to a certain theme – are very popular applications for iPhones and Android devices. However, equivalents in the Windows Mobile world are always hard to find.
Luckily, XDA member bo11ux has created a Star Wars themed soundboard app as his first Windows Mobile project. Featured in it are several memorable catch phrases from the main characters of the iconic Star Wars franchise. These are great fun to play whenever there’s an awkward silence at a board meeting, or when you want to say your wedding vows with a sci-fi twist.
The app is designed for the HTC HD2 but should work on any WVGA resolution WM device with .NET Compact Framework V3.5.
You can download the application in its original thread.
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