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Ben Elliott · May 17, 2010

WVGA GTX Phone Canvas Available

Lately on XDA, the Windows Mobile side of the forum seems dominated by all things GTX, and for good reason. This is by far one of the most popular themes ever to have graced the Windows Mobile platform and owners of WVGA devices can now enjoy the unique GTX look while making a call. cymlxgo has recently created a phone canvas skin that matches the grey-on-white style of the original GTX Sense 2.5 theme. It replaces the traditional colours of...

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orb3000 · May 16, 2010

Application ExtendedFileExplorerExt

Windows Mobile users need more options to make their Windows Mobile experience even better, and with the new powerful devices this is increasing every day. One example of this is the ExtendedFileExplorerExt cab. Member aestivalisakito has successfully combined FileExplorerExt 2.07 and ExplorerExt  into one cab file, adding more options when displaying your file explorer. This app is presented to Developers to cook in their ROMs and also to end users. Originally posted by aestivalisakito Version History v 0.2 Display a...

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orb3000 · May 15, 2010

JWMD Icon Changer for WM 6.5 update

Every once in a while clearing HTC's Sense Icon Cache on your Windows Mobile device can provide a bit of relief for Sense performance. This feature amongst many others is included on version 2.7b of JWMD Icon Changer. With this updated cab from member Nullstring you can also change your animated bootscreen and show and hide original icons, to mention just a few of all the possibilities you have. Originally posted by Nullstring JWMD Icon Changer is a Start Menu...

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orb3000 · May 14, 2010

PocketShopping updated to v1.5

We have seen a lot of applications for Windows Mobile to make your shopping more easy, this app presented by member rublopez is another great option to organize your shopping cart using a very finger friendly UI, with an iphone like interface, a light app that runs well even on older devices. You must have .NET Compact Framework 2.0 or newer installed, it's available in English and Spanish. Originally posted by rublopez I want to share this application that I...

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orb3000 · May 14, 2010

ICSControl: Internet Connection Sharing Utility

It has never been so easy to share your internet connection with other devices on Window Mobible. This under estimated tool that comes in almost any phone has many other great ways to share connections that we don´t even know exist. A couple of years ago member lysdexical created this app that unlocks the real potential of Internet sharing. Among other connection types, you can find: VPN to Wifi, Wifi to Bluetooth, Wifi to USB, etc. It´s worthwhile to bring...

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orb3000 · May 14, 2010

New Icon Collection: Firestorm Iconset

Most of you will agree that a nicely designed icon is always welcome. Member Lechux has updated his great icon collection thread, this new version is called firestorm, they have been inspired by Valkyrie's Firestorm ROMs. The set has a great number of different icons to choose from, I for one would sure want to try all of them! Originally posted by Lechux Hello again! I would like to present You a new series of icons for Your windows mobile...

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orb3000 · May 13, 2010

Sense Interface SDK updated to v1.3 [HTC’s Sense UI Look ‘n Feel]

This SDK graphic interface version will let you Personalize and play with several aspects of this Windows Mobile skin from HTC. Fully finger friendly, very customizable, this SDK is a great tool for developers. Member eboelzner has updated his .netCF SDK to version 1.3 Originally posted by eboelzner Highlights: Separate WVGA/WQVGA Resource libs [for you skinning guru's] Full Apha Blending, Transparency GDI+ support and API available WYSIWYG Visual Studio development [asmmeta dll included!] Full Finger Control[List attempts to learn your scrolling tendencies!]...

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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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orb3000 · May 11, 2010

[APP] HTC Tasks

Member ng-gdata created another task manager application, this one has been worked out to look as part of Sense UI and it´s well finished. This app requires .NetCF 3.5 to be installed on your device. Originally posted by ng-gdata HTC Tasks - an application using the Sense SDK to manage your Outlook tasks. I always wondered why my HD2 did not come with a replacment app for the stock tasks application, especially since Sense replaces almost everything. Anyway, I downloaded...

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orb3000 · May 10, 2010

Groovy Jump Free – a simple Doodle Jump clone for WM

Member kandratt presents Groovy Jump Free, a nice and addictive game based on iphone´s "Doodle Jump" for our Windows Mobile devices. To be able to play with the free version all you need is to have a device with an accelerometer, it should work with any resolution. You must have .NET Compact Framework 2.0 or higher installed. If you're bored with your actual games, go and have a look at this one, you´ll have fun for sure! Originally posted by...

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orb3000 · May 9, 2010

[APP] ThrottleLauncher 1.0.1

ThrottleLauncher enjoys a good reputation and its development has been growing non-stop. You´ll find a very fresh and new looking UI worked to great detail. This version by APBilbo also comes with a video preview of the upcoming 1.1 version, which shows some interesting changes. Devices need to have NET.CF 3.5 installed, all screen resolutions are supported. The new upcoming version will include a "Nexus One" skin! Originally posted by APPBilbo If you want to see a video and some...

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orb3000 · May 8, 2010

GTX Inspired Showcase Skin

One of the most annoying things about WM devices is that by default you can only close an app by clicking on the start menu, settings, system, memory, and then running programs tabs. Most of the cooked ROM´s have included a better option for task managing, like e-Natives: e-Natives Showcase is a free Finger Friendly and Resource Friendly Task Manager with professional skinning and a easy to use interface. It helps you control the running processes on your device, you...

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orb3000 · May 7, 2010

XDApp, XDA-Developers.com on Your Phone

This great app by ktemkin is not new but it´s worth to bring it back. Android user have the tapatalk app for xda but there's not much available for the Windows Mobile crows.So what could be better than a special app to browse xda developers on your Windows Mobile phone? With this app you can see xda in a great format, which is specially adjusted to fit mobile screens, no need to open your browser to navigate, post, download or...

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orb3000 · May 6, 2010

Show Device UpTime with Mortscript

This small tool created by XDA member copenhagen will let you know how much time your Windows Mobile device has been turned on, great to do some battery tests with different ROM´s, different batteries or to do some benchmarking. This application can be used on all Windows Mobile versions such as 6.1, 6.5 and 6.5.x and should work in any resolution. Originally posted by copenhagen Hey Peeps! I wrote a script to show you the device uptime. I know there...

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orb3000 · May 6, 2010

hdSpeedo updated to v0.7.3

You can give another use to your GPS device with this speed accelerometer. If you want to know what your actual speed is while moving, member MrRalphMan has just updated hdSpeedo to version 0.7.3. Presented in a simple User Interface which includes compas, day and night colour schemes, and changing background colours. Works in both landscape and portrait mode, .NET Compact Framework 3.5 must be installed on your device. Originally posted by MrRalphMan Here is the next release of hdSpeedo....

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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 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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orb3000 · May 3, 2010

Dual-Touch SDK for Resistive Screens V1.0 Beta

This great tool created by anaadoul allows you to build Dual-Touch enabled applications, now it's updated to version 1.0 beta. I'm sure developers here will find it useful when creating new apps! Originally posted by anaadoul Today I released the beta version of the SDK, In December last year, I posted an Alpha version of this SDK. Now it is mature enough to announce it as Beta. This SDK allows developers to build Dual-Touch enabled applications. so let’s get into...

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