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orb3000 · Jun 7, 2010

GTX Ultra White Salvador Dali Clock

XDA member tin2404 shows us this great GTX SENSE theme, which is a tribute to master of paint Salvador Dalí. Tin2404 modified Co0kieMonster's Home Tab and CHT Editor graphics to make this theme. Also, you can choose amongst several Dali´s different clocks to have your home screen with an art touch. You´ll need to have Co0kieMonster's Home Tab Mod version 1.7.1 and Windows Mobile 6.5 and up in order to make it work. Originally posted by tin2404 OK.The first idea...

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orb3000 · May 31, 2010

MaxSense v1.0 Unleashed

Many of you have probably heard about MaxSense, another UI that completely redesigns the way you see your home screen. XDA member maxycy presents us with this nice looking UI, which has been unleashed for Chefs to cook it into their ROMs. XDA chef NRGZ28, who is famous for his Energy ROM series, has launched ROMs with MaxSense cooked in them for many HTC devices such as Rhodium, Leo, and Blackstone, among others. Are you tired of your home screen?...

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ElCondor · May 29, 2010

CobaltController: Use your PS3 Controller for Your Windows Phone!

This is a very cool new application made by XDA developer Cobaltikus. It lets you control your Windows Phone games by using your Playstation 3 controller. Many games, mainly emulators, are capable of working with this new application, which connects your Sixaxis/Dual Shock 3 controller with your Windows Phone using Bluetooth HID. Although it is still in beta stage, the developer even plans to add WiiMote support to the application, which would be even more awesome! Originally posted  by Cobaltikus...

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orb3000 · May 25, 2010

BootPackage Windows Mobile Updated

For those of you wondering how you could change the boot screen on your devices, xda member Wajk just updated his nice looking boot screen packages. Among them, you can find Windows 7 style bootscreen animations as well as the old PC style to choose from. You  have the ability to enable or disable animations as well as sound, which is definitely a nice way to start up your device. Updated version 1.4 is tested working well on WVGA/VGA/QVGA resolutions....

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orb3000 · May 25, 2010

Manila 2.5 HomeScreenJump

This application for Windows Mobile is based on HTC Wildfire and it allows you to jump to any Sense 2.5 tab from any place your are on your device by simply pressing a button.  When the required action is performed, a multi window appears letting you choose where you want to go. This application created by xda member dotcompt and it was tested on Rhodium,Leo, and Topaz; still on beta stage but this application promises to be a "must have"....

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orb3000 · May 25, 2010

[CatchMe] Communicate Devices Using GPS/SMS with No Internet Connection

Although, this is not new, it is a very useful application that allows you to communicate with other Windows Mobile devices using your internal or external GPS unit with no Internet connection. Developed by xda member_LEM_, CatchMe will let you find other devices to know their location. This app can be automated to send an SMS to another device and retrieve the information of location. That information will be updated to your GPS program, if no signal is available, the...

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orb3000 · May 25, 2010

WaPaC (Wallpaper Changer)

XDA member Rapid81 presents us with this useful application to automatically change your wallpaper on Windows Mobile devices. You can choose the directory where wallpapers are located on your device, and also you can adjust time between changes. The software is very simple to use and gives the user the ultimate viewing experience by displaying what the user wants to see on their home screens. This app has tested on WM6.5.3 and it works for all resolutions. Originally posted by grgiannis Tool...

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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 23, 2010

New Set of Dark Passion Icons

Despite the large number of custom icon sets available today, it seems like we always want more nicely designed new ways of personalize our devices. This time xda member and moderator zelendel created a black set of icons for Windows Mobile. There are more than 150 different black icons including youtube, adobe, messenger and many more to choose from. Whether you  like them or not, this new set that increases the great collection we have so far thanks to the efforts...

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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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mic_888 · May 22, 2010

Medical Marijuana Strain Guide

It all started off as a discussion thread for applications related to medical marijuana but due to the enthusiasm of some of the XDA members, it has turned into a great example of a development thread! XDA forum member HackMimic, with help from other XDA devs, particularly Taylor PPC, is developing a comprehensive MJ Strain Guide for Windows Mobile. MJ's Strain Guide aims to provide an extensive database of information on the two basic cannabis families Indica and Sativa plus a...

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mic_888 · May 22, 2010

Save and Switch Themes with Theme Switcher

If you're someone who likes to give your Windows Mobile device a fresh look and alternate your themes, then check out Theme Switcher by XDA forum member Grumps. Theme Switcher v1.6 provides the option to name and save your current Manila/Sense theme modifications and then restore them whenever you feel like it! The app scans for all *manila files in the windows folder on your device and picks out all the files that are marked with a date that differs...

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orb3000 · May 21, 2010

Send Free SMS via Way2SMS

This application, created by xda member aman11dhanpat, will let you include a php script into your device whenever you access the website way2sms.com. This will act as a SMS application for your device, but will send the messages via data rather than via your provider's SMS service, saving you money in the process. The app was tested on an Indian free SMS web service provider. Even though this is the first version of this tool, we can expect some improvements for upcoming...

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orb3000 · May 20, 2010

tinyCAM – Transform your PDA into Network Camera

This app is not new, but I have read some threads asking for an app like this, so it's worth to bring it back. XDA member w3t created this app, which transforms your Windows Mobile device into a network camera. This is very useful if you have something that requires constant remote monitoring. This app works with WIFI connections as well as with data services from some providers, although some restrictions may apply. You need to have .NET CF 3.5 installed...

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orb3000 · May 19, 2010

[game] Mosatsu

Mosatse is a sexy game that is a big success amongst iPhone users; now member y2ksatan presents this transplanted game for Windows Mobile. This is not an X-rated application, but its content has some decent nudity in it, so please be aware of this in case you or those around you have objections against this. The game includes some pre loaded models on it, but you have the option of adding your personal models. To run just unzip the file...

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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 17, 2010

navmi GPS Cycle Computer v3

A few months ago member AndyZap presented version 3 of this GPS sports application for Windows Mobile touch screen devices. One of the best things to talk about this GPS tool is the good graphic design it has, some other features are auto pause, time and distance tracking and map display (offline caching of maps). Definitely a fresh good looking option for enjoying your GPS. Originally posted by AndyZap Yet Another GPS Tracker? - yes, but: this is a nice...

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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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