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orb3000 · Jul 12, 2010

ROM Customization Wizard

I´m sure that many of you already uses/have pre installed UAC when you upgrade ROMs (we have many ORD syndrome members). For those of you who want to make things easier when reflashing, XDA member moonscapex presents this tool. This application has just been released to Developers and Chefs, so that they can include it on their future upgrades. The app has some pre loaded software such as Opera Mobile, Mini, and GrooveMobile among others. Moreover, it can run in...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 12, 2010

Cribbage Ported to Windows Mobile

Are you a fan of card games on your PC? If it is too cumbersome for you to take out your laptop simply to have a quick game of cards, then you must realize the convenience of having handheld devices for such occasion. XDA member Mach2003 just released a one person Crib game for Windows Mobile. Very simple and light, this app uses card images from certain files in your device. Be sure to leave some feedback for the developer as...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 11, 2010

Safely Put your Phone Away with SmartLock

There are several lockers out there with several different types of functionalities. In this case, XDA member tarantula78 brings us this handy little new concept of locker for our devices. This program uses the light sensor equipped on many of the newer devices to determine whether the phone is inside your pocket. If it determines that this is the case, it will place an overlay screen on top of your home screen, with a three touch pattern to unlock it....

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WenWM · Jul 11, 2010

GTX Playing Ball With WQVGA

While many of you might be loving your GTX themed WVGA devices, the rest of the WQVGA world has been quietly watching with envy, until now. This recent post by XDA member MatG, shows how he has managed to port just about all the graphics you need to have a fully working WQVGA M2D home screen. While many people might ask why you would want something like this on a device with as little power as the Omnia or the Incite, it...

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WenWM · Jul 10, 2010

Hydros Sync Center Updated

When you use your Windows Phone to listen to music on the go and you need a good way to sync your music, that is where Hydros comes in. I have watched this beta application evolve from a full active sync replacement, to the more recently music focused sync center. The developer, XDA member rkrishnan2012 has been working on this by himself since last summer when we were partnering, and I could not give much support. The application has a great...

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WenWM · Jul 9, 2010

New Shopping List App Now Updated

It seems that shopping list apps are becoming increasingly popular, and this not so new app is being updated. The application is very similar to the many other shopping list based apps, but it does one thing the others don't (for the most part), and that is to keep track of the cost. The recent update brought some new features like a slower save time, and fixes for non English countries. Hello, I just finished developing an application to manage...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 8, 2010

Chainfire’s HD2 3D Driver Updated to 2.5 BETA!

If you thought that the driver development for the HD2's 3D drivers had stopped, you'd better guess again. XDA member Chainfire has just released a beta version of his ever popular 3D driver for the HD2. Please be advised that this is for development and testing purposes only as the previous version had some issues with Snapdragon processors. The dev states that there will be a 3.0 version soon if the testing goes well. So, if you would like to...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 8, 2010

Don’t Keep People Waiting Thanks to ‘Sorry I’M Late v1.0′

Has it ever happened to you that you are late for a meeting because of traffic? Were you supposed to meet your girlfriend/boyfriend and simply cannot make it on time? This app, created by XDA member ste09 will help you over the hurdle of trying to explain to people how long it will take for you to get there. The app, unlike others of its kind, uses CellID (location services) rather than GPS, so even if it is not as...

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Ben Elliott · Jul 7, 2010

WaPaC 1.4 Released

Everyone likes to change their wallpapers as it's an easy way to overhaul the look of your device, but it's never long before your newest choice starts to look dull and overly familiar. Luckily, Rapid81's Wallpaper Changer ('WaPaC') application prevents you from ever getting bored of your home screen's background. WaPac can be programmed to change your Windows or Manila wallpaper after a given time interval. You can select any number of files on your phone or its SD card through...

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orb3000 · Jul 6, 2010

Devvy Awards, Nominate your WM Favorites

XDA member quicksite has put great effort on compiling the best of XDA in several Windows Mobile developing categories such as Outstanding Achievement for New Application Development, Interface Shell & Application Launcher, Utility/Applet/Scripting development, XDA ROM Chefs Hall of Fame, etc just to mention a few. 12 categories for WM world in XDA are ready for you to nominate your selected ones, so step in and vote! OP recommends to use the pre established format included at the bottom of...

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orb3000 · Jul 6, 2010

WP7 Style Theme Suite

VGA devices can now have a Windows Phone 7 look with this theme created by XDA member chriscsh. The combination of Thumbcal, TCPMP, Resco explorer, and S2P applications with this theme will give the users a WP7 look and feel. Boot screens have been revamped for Windows Mobile devices with VGA and WVGA resolution. The developer presents this full suite as the initial release, so expect news and updates soon. Originally posted by chriscsh [1st Release] **WP7 style Theme Suite for...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 6, 2010

New Sense SDK in win32 – Look ‘n Feel 1.0

You may be familiar with XDA member eboelzner and his famous Sense SDK. Recognizing that there are some downfalls by using .NET, XDA member petititi made his own version of the kit. The SDK inlcudes a few tricks for improved speed and fluidness. Moreover it has everything that is needed to start developing apps as soon as it is downloaded. This SDK is designed for speed: .NET applications are usually very slow to load and not fluid. I use some tricks...

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ElCondor · Jul 6, 2010

DNetworkTools: IP-Adress-Related Network Engineering Tool

This new application made by XDA member dhruwal, called DNetworkTools, allows you to do a lot of things with your IP Adress. For network engineers, this can be a very useful application. It is based on XDA member eboelzner's Sense UI SDK, so the interface is very finger friendly and looking very good. The following tools are included in the application: Originally posted by dhruwal IPv4 Conversions IPv4 Addresses IPv4 Subnet Calculator IPv4 CIDR Calculator IPv4 Wildcard Mask Calculator IPv4 Ping Tool...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 5, 2010

Whip2Snap for Screenshot Capture Now Available

There are many apps to take screenshots of out devices screens. But none of them are nearly as fun as this little program made by XDA member eried. In essence, this app will do exactly what its name suggests. By using the accelerometer built in many of our devices, the screen that you are on gets automatically saved as a picture file. On top of that, what better way of letting someone know that you are whipping your device (and...

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orb3000 · Jul 5, 2010

TouchPal Keyboard Skins

For those members who already use the paid application TouchPal, this piece of news will be of your linking. XDA member drew2000 just updated this enormous skin/theme keyboard collection. Windows Mobile users will find more than 7 different styles to choose from. All resolutions are supported on the developer's work. Originally posted by drew2000 TouchPal Keyboard Skins WVGA, VGA Here is the link for TouchPal 4.0 it isn't free but it is a fantastic keyboard, you can try for free...

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mic_888 · Jul 5, 2010

15puzzle Game for HD2

Fans of the well known 15 puzzle game can now play it on their HD2 devices thanks to XDA forum member pappus, who has written the popular numbers game for Windows Mobile! Some of you may remember the days of sliding around tiles on an actual handheld board, but for those unfamiliar with the traditional puzzle game,  the idea is to re-order the numbers 1 to 15 after they have been randomly shuffled.  The aim is to end up with the...

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orb3000 · Jul 5, 2010

Animated Startup, New Boot Screens

I remember when Windows 7 boot screens were launched, it was a great new way of personalizing your Windows Mobile device's start up. XDA member pavanbaw now presents 2 more animated screens, one based on HTC "You" concept, and the second one on the pure style of what we know as Windows Phone 7. For now, only zip files are ready to download, but the developer will post a cab soon. This project is open to contributions from members, so...

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orb3000 · Jul 5, 2010

MaxSense Custom Design Collections

XDA member swiss420 created a great guide with detailed instructions on how to fully customize your Windows Mobile device with MaxSense ROMs. Icons, task bars, widgets, clocks and back grounds sets for MaxSense will be reviewed and showed on this interesting compilation. Graphical designs are stored in manila files. These are found in the Windows directory on your device and require a Sense restart to be loaded correctly after a change. WVGA is recommended but could work on other resolutions...

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mic_888 · Jul 3, 2010

Fall Asleep with Counting Sheep

Do you have trouble sleeping?  Have you tried counting sheep - the traditional way?  If that didn't work, have a look at XDA forum member RDT's modern take on this old tried and tested method. Try Counting Sheep on your Windows Mobile device - the idea is to drag backflipping sheep over the bridge on your screen over and over again, inducing boredom and sending yourself to sleep. The idea, presumably is to induce boredom while occupying the mind with...

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orb3000 · Jul 2, 2010

SchedHandler, scheduling application for email

Sheduler applications are always welcomed by those of us who have an intensive use of emails. XDA member camro updated this application now with a free version. Features like multiple email profiles, folders, sheduler profiles, time plans, and checking email via "Imap Idle" and/or via "Polling" can be found in this update. The developer made this tool to be very professional and complete, and once you have it configured properly for day-by-day use, it´s very easy. Updated version 3.00 is...

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