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orb3000 · Apr 30, 2010

Updated: PTT for any Windows mobile phone

Most users asked why this function is not available on most of the actual devices if it´s a handy one. This version presented by member loudtalks works with on mobile to mobile, mobile to pc, pc to pc and even with nextel. This app uses wifi and/or data. Now supporting public channels Originally posted by loudtalks This is a major update, which adds the feature, we've been working on for months -- public channels support. You can now not only...

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orb3000 · Apr 25, 2010

HTC Topaz JTAG pinouts

Before today JTAG (Joint Test Action Group) pinouts for Topaz were completely unknown, but today the-equinoxe was able to discover them. This is a serial bus with four signals: Test Clock (TCK), Test Mode Select (TMS), Test Data Input (TDI), and Test Data Output (TDO). The bus is used as a test bus for the 'Boundary-Scan' of ICs, as in Design-For-Testability. Originally posted by the-equinoxe I purchased a drowned HTC Diamond 2 which I used to house my MDA V in....

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orb3000 · Apr 22, 2010

GPS Mod Driver – Lag Fix, GeoCaching Fix, Hardware Compass Support, Multi-Device

Do you think your GPS takes ages to get it´s location?, after installing the GpsModDriver you can get at fix in about 30 seconds. Member Mach2003 presents this updated fix that works in older devices as well. Originally posted by Mach2003 This Driver installs between your gps application and the GPSID driver that reads the hardware gps data. Lag is compensated, by guessing your position 'some number' of milliseconds in the future, current course and speed changes are included in...

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orb3000 · Apr 22, 2010

WM 6.5.3 & IE6 – registry settings that greatly impact usability

Member trueg brings you 2 sets of registry settings that will enhance the way you view web pages on Internet Explorer 6. Originally posted by trueg There are two sets of registry settings that I think greatly impact the usability of IE in WM 6.5.3 (and possibly newer builds). Enable Auto Font Resize With the introduction of WM 6.5.3, Microsoft made several changes to Internet Explorer. Viewport Settings Notice in the above screenshots that in WM 6.5 the text is...

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orb3000 · Apr 21, 2010

Read EPub Books with E Reader On New Manila ROMS

Reading books on your device can be a good option, especially if your phone's resolution allows for easy reading. Member patcat007 presents this application for reading epub books on Manila, the E reader Manila Tab has a limit of showing 20 books. Originally posted by patcat007 Now have 300 books in my ereader library. Now there are 5 zip files X 60 books each and the corresponding book cover in the images.zip file The E Reader is a fantastic application...

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orb3000 · Apr 20, 2010

New IMGFSFromDump-TURBO Version Available

Are you used to work with Kitchens to flash ROMs? If so you´ll find this application very useful as it will decrease the time you need to flash. The updated version is now available! Originally posted by airxtreme Yes, it's actually just as awesome as it sounds: multicore-multithreaded compression allows it to compress up to 2x faster on dualcores and 4x faster on quadcores but it's not just that, it also does realtime file prefetching while compressing, allowing imgfs to...

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orb3000 · Apr 19, 2010

People Tab with 4 x 4 layout for Sense/Manila

Did you ever want to change the layout of your people tab on Sense/Manila? Rado_K created a cab that allows to change it to a 4x4 layout. He's still working on this tool but it´s usable and stable for those of you who want to test it. Originally posted by Rado_K Hi, I search xda forum and found nothing about how to change People tab layout. So I make a little modification, that change the layout of People tab to...

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orb3000 · Apr 18, 2010

New TCPMP build [SKINNED]

Member bimbam69 presents his version of the well known TCMP player with rmvb and skin selector option. This player is preferred by many members due to its stability and the many available features. Originally posted by bimbam69 Features of this build: Suport of FLV1 FLV4 videos and subtitle straight of the box. ffmpeg.plg now supports Cinepac, SVQ1, SVQ3, h.263, avc, mpeg4, flv1, flv4, on2Vp6. matroska.plg is mkv version 2.0 compliant. flac.plg has the latest 1.2.1 library equalizer works fine asap.plg...

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orb3000 · Apr 18, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Suite for ThrottleLauncher

Windows Phone 7 Series is nowhere near launch time yet, but numerous developers have already started to work on this new User Interface. Member Fireslave launched suite 1.5 for the well known ThrottleLauncher 1.0.x and up. Originally posted by Fireslave General features: Compatible for all resolutions!! Scrollable home page Animated real contacts on homepage Animated pictures tile with differents thumbs from selected folder Animated Me tile You can choose your own photo for the animation Animated contacts name for People...

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orb3000 · Apr 17, 2010

Design Your Own Sense 2.1 Slider

Brent372 presents his updated cab to you, it will allow you to design your own personal slider for Sense 2.1. Your can choose from over 180 different icons to bring new live and some change to your device. Originally posted by brent372 Create your own SenseUI (v2.1) Slider Please read and understand the instructions below. It is very important that you follow them!!! Instructions: Review the sections below and mentally chose the icon you want for each section. There are...

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orb3000 · Apr 17, 2010

MiCarrito – Shopping List application v.1.2

Member Alfra created an application for your shopping list. You can sort products by categories and many other useful tools to organize your shopping. Originally posted by Alfra I just finished developing an application to manage the shopping list (called MiCarrito) and I'd like you to test it and provide me with some feedback. My intention is to publish it on the marketplace (It will be free, of course), but before that I wanted to test it with hardcore users...

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orb3000 · Apr 15, 2010

The Best HTC Device 2009 Poll, Vote Now!

In 2008 "The best HTC device ever, till 2008 models" poll was created and more than 3800 members voted. The HTC Kovsky (Xperia) was voted the best HTC device with over 1800 votes! 2008's top 3: 1. Kovsky - 1,831 votes 2. Blackstone - 1,261 votes 3. Universal - 763 votes Now in its second year, this popular poll will have very interesting results on what our members preferences are for the best HTC device of the year. At the...

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WenWM · Apr 4, 2010

Another Wallpaper Collection Thread

The wallpaper collection threads have been giving a lot of help to people looking for a little change in their phone's appearance. This thread contains links to many different wallpaper files for a new look on your device. I have some of these going on on my device, the wallpapers look very nice mixed with some themes for TouchFlo 3D and Sense UI. This also works with the transparent look of Windows Mobile 6.5. The wallpaper list includes many things,...

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WenWM · Apr 4, 2010

Android 2.0.1 (Eclair) On HTC Devices

Like many of our Android ports, this one is no different. This new port was created by the XDAndroid team. They managed to get a nearly perfect Android port, and this comes with support for not only one but almost all HTC's new devices. I have been using this on my HD and Touch Pro2 for the past two days, and I have some good things to say about it. The port works very well on all my devices, it's...

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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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WenWM · Mar 28, 2010

Android Launcher Saves Time

With the growing popularity of Android on Windows Mobile, this new launcher can save you some time when launching it. The launcher was created by bedoig, and he managed to get a perfect launcher going that does all the work for you. I like having my backlight auto-adjust in WM, but for the time being we still have to turn that off before launching Haret in order to have backlight control in Android. So... here is a little app that...

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WenWM · Mar 28, 2010

Multi Slider Incoming Call Screen

HTC's dialer screen is the most untouchable in the Windows Mobile world, and now more and more mods are appearing for it. shkedi, who resides in our Windows Mobile forum has his own mod that brings two more sliders to the already available slide to answer slider that he is looking for help with. He is asking for a Modder that can assist him in making this come true. The middle slider is the one I have been missing, is...

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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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WenWM · Mar 6, 2010

XDAndroid For TouchPro2 Wifi Working

XDAndroid has been a work in progress for some time now, now a recent update brings a working WiFi adapter! The newest update from the XDAndroid team for the TouchPro2 and Diamond2 has finally fixed the WiFi problem, and now has very minor things left to fix. The updated version is very impressive. I have been using it for the past day and a half, the speed, acuracy, wifi and everything else is just amazing! I would recommend anyone interested...

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orb3000 · Feb 12, 2010

Theme: Elegance for Manila 2.5

Superboy007 and Steve0007 have made a great theme for manila 2.5 1922 with great visual appeal. Originally Posted by Steve0007 This cab contains the following: 1.- Enable Landscape mode (nice one with no music and photo tabs mixed up) 2. - B4All Tabs 3.- Select any Animation with any Wallpaper 4.- Day of the week as in "Mon, Tue, etc.."on Calendar Icon 5.- Red color Sundays, Blue color Saturdays on Calendar 6.-Select a different Portrait and Landscape Wallpaper, if no...

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