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orb3000 · May 24, 2010

How to Translate a ROM into any Language

How many times you have seen a member asking for a "how to" guide to change the language in a ROM? This is a recurrent question amongst XDA new members. However, thanks to xda member kiliss, this is perfectly doable by simply following his comprehensive guide. This normally works for all Windows Mobile devices: WM5, 6, 6.1, 6.5 and 6.5.x. Based on this old method, this tutorial shows you the easy way to do it. Originally posted by kiliss I...

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orb3000 · May 22, 2010

Manage Media Files with Hydros Media Center

If you are one of those users who are simply not satisfied with your media management application in your computer, then you have to take a look at Hydros Media Center. This application is an interesting alternative to Active Sync (or WMDC if you are on Vista or later) for managing your media files on your Windows Mobile device. Despite still being on alpha stage, this app, which was created by xda member rkrishnan2012, has many options to play with....

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orb3000 · May 18, 2010

[APP] XroM_Switch Comm Manager

Bored with your comm manger? Member XroM presents this interesting version of a communication management application. This app is a great alternative to the Windows Mobile default Comm Manager that gives you all the original options plus the ability to switch off GPRS, restart manila and reset the device amongst other features. This app is available in English and Russian. Originally posted by XroM A small app to switch a wireless devices with additional functions. In resource you can customize...

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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 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

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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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 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 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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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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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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