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Ben Elliott · May 13, 2010

XDAndroid Updated Again – GPS Now Functional!

A few days ago you may have read about the Eclair 2.1 update to XDAndroid for the Touch Pro and Diamond (although since then many users have reported the build to be working on other devices under the XDAndroid umbrella). Well, a mere week later, babijoee and company have once again updated the GSM Touch Pro and Diamond-targeted builds, this time adding complete GPS functionality for the first time - developing credits go to phhusson, cr2 and jonpry for this...

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orb3000 · May 12, 2010

[MortScript] IPTWeather: AccuWeather, My Location/Latitude, iPhoneToday/S2U2

Member michoob has presented an update to the latest version of IPTWeather: 20100510 This useful mortscript for Windows Mobile provides detailed weather forecasts and now can be installed in any directory. Get that extra juice for weather applications with this mortscript! Originally posted by michoob IPTWeather is meant to bring weather forecast to MiToNiOeS' or tronikos' iPhoneToday (Today or .exe version) and/or S2U2. Included My Location feature based on Sleuth's myLocation Service, and Google Latitude location, to get the weather...

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orb3000 · May 11, 2010

[APP|web] Energy ROM checker(emailer)

Are you an Energy ROM fan?, imagine you receive an email for any update Chef NRGZ28 makes on his great ROM´s! Now this is possible thanks to member momo22, he created a web app that will notify in your email, you can choose what version you need notifications for in a few simple steps and you are done. Despite work still is in beta, members have reported it to be very useful so far. The web app can work for...

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Ben Elliott · May 10, 2010

XDAndroid for Touch Pro and Diamond Updated to Eclair 2.1

The XDAndroid project works on porting the Google Android operating system to popular devices traditionally running Windows Mobile. Although originally started to support this transition for the HTC Touch Pro and Diamond, the project has spread as support has grown, and users can now find Android ports for the Touch Pro2, Touch Diamond2 and Touch HD as well. Recently, babijoee uploaded the newest XDAndroid build for the first generation Touch Pros and Diamonds, which brings a refreshing change from 2.0.1...

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orb3000 · May 5, 2010

XDA Interview with Chef NRGZ28

For those of you that are not familiar with the work of NRGZ28, he is one of the most active chefs at XDA and lately (over a year or so) has increased the quantity and quality of his ROMs, which are of the Energy Series. His ROMs cover many devices including: Leo, Rhodium, Topaz, Raphael, and more. Through this interview, we shall learn more about NRGZ28, that recently also has become a Moderator. orb3000: Hi NRGZ28, I know I am...

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orb3000 · May 5, 2010

Fix OperaFlash v1.5.4.0 Updated

Opera is a great browser but the inability to use Flash was something that bothered a lot of users. While the guys from Opera fix this, xda-dev member aDEO created this very useful app to enable flash when using Opera. The updated version 1.5.4 is now available, so have a read and grab it! This is the first beta supporting Opera 10. If your device is not included in the "UAProf Device" list, this tool probably will not work (though...

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orb3000 · May 4, 2010

SciLor’s GrooveMobile Alpha v10

Are you tired of the same old Windows Mobile Media Player? Have a look at this nice player created by scilor. He presents us his updated v10 alpha version of this Windows Mobile player. Create your own playlists as easy as it should be and enjoy the many other options. Originally posted by scilor SciLor's GrooveMobile Alpha v10 SciLor's GrooveMobile is a grooveshark(tm).com player for Windows Mobile. Now with local playlists and an update checker! Update: Now with option to...

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orb3000 · May 3, 2010

Google Voice Easy SMS – Send SMS For Free via Google Voice

This great app, created by msullivan, gives you the option to send messages via your 3G data connection, this way your outgoing SMS messages cost you nothing! This application for Windows Mobile devices allows easy text messaging via your Google Voice account (only working for USA for now). The app tries to open a few URL connections via OS networking components using your data connection. Originally posted by msullivan I've not been able to find a free application for Windows...

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Ben Elliott · Apr 20, 2010

Infamous ‘Microp’ Screen Error for HTC Diamond Fixed

Many users of the popular original HTC Diamond have had their shiny gadget-loving heart broken by a very common hardware bug, known as the 'Microp' error. Symptoms of the bug include a dialogue box with the message 'Microp Version Mismatch 0, Please upgrade latest MicroP firmware', worsened or non-existent screen backlight performance, no backlight for hard keys, an unresponsive reset button and lowered touchscreen sensitivity. The bug has plagued the Diamond community since the initial release of the device, but...

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Ben Elliott · Apr 16, 2010

Rhobuntu Updated to v9.04

The 'Rhobuntu' project, which works on porting the popular Ubuntu Linux distro to devices including the Touch Pro 1 and 2, the Diamond and similar devices, has recently been re-energised with a bunch of updates. The most important part of these updates is the Ubuntu update to version 9.04, making the project almost up-to-date with the latest stable release for full-sized machines. In addition, the update makes establishing a WiFi connection much less hassle-free, while also reducing some of the...

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WenWM · Mar 29, 2010

XTRAKT Working on HTC Touch Diamond

The Diamond One had not much new things going on for it, but this cannot be said anymore as XTRAKT has been ported to it. The game that was originally extracted from the X1 to the HD has now made it to the Diamond. Originally posted by CR7KB24 This is the first game with such great graphics and to run so smoothly on the Touch Pro. The only thing I found to kinda be cut off because of the difference...

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WenWM · Mar 29, 2010

Android Taskbar V6 + DN White Theme Updated

The Android look is becoming very popular in the Windows Mobile scene, so it seems about right that you'd get your phone updated. Dark Ninja recently posted the updates he has brought to his Android theme for Windows Mobile phones. The Theme did not receive a drastic update, but it did get support for 6.1, which some of you still use. Originally posted by Dark Ninja Update 24/3/10 Added WM6.1 version thanks to longice More extra versions of the battery...

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Ben Elliott · Mar 15, 2010

Ubuntu 8.04 Ported to Windows Mobile Devices

Much like with the XDANDROID project, which works on porting Android to much-loved Windows Mobile devices such as the Raphael, Blackstone, Rhodium and Diamond, various members of the forum have been working together to port the complete Ubuntu Linux distro to a range of handsets. This originated with fatsal's port to Sony Ericsson's XPERIA X1, but support and development has grown substantially and the operating system is now working (with varying degrees of functionality) on several other devices. The port operates...

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Noonski · Feb 25, 2010

HyperGPS Out of Beta, Get TMC from the FM radio of your device

For almost a year users beemerTPPC & flywhc, with great support from others within the community, have been working on HyperGPS. The project has been aimed at researching the possibility of using built-in FM receivers to get TMC traffic alerts out of the air and into the Navigational Software that support TMC. Although the software was meant for educational use, it has now reached the final 1.0 release. It is an important development as Windows Phone hardware producers have been...

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Noonski · Jan 29, 2010

HTC Campaign Startup Boot Screen

User kiay has made a set of different boot screens similar to the ones found on the latest devices. Amongst the supported devices you can find the Touch Pro, Diamond and Touch HD. Originally Posted by kiay: Hi there, this is my 1st contribution to the community, a splash screen for Raphael, Diamond, Blackstone, Rhodium and Topaz users for now... Hope you guys like it... Application thread can be found here.

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