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Will Verduzco · Mar 26, 2011

Spice Up Your Boot Screen With HTC-Inspired Boot Animations

Can't get enough HTC when your phone is turned on and want to add some HTC flair (no, not Flar) in the form of a boot animation as well? No problem! Thanks to XDA forum member cypis, we now have two wonderful sets of boot animations meant to fill your Desire for HTC (pun intended). Hit the break for more details! (more…)

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orb3000 · Sep 29, 2010

Skins for Nitrogen Player Updated

XDA member microfi has updated this big collection of skins for Nitrogen player on Windows Mobile devices. The multi resolutions skins can be found on the collection and styles are so vast that sure you will find one of your liking. One of the great things of this thread collection is that other members are contributing, making this a huge collection with several different skins. Originally posted by microfi [SKINS] Skins for Nitrogen 0.3+ Check out the WMSkins.com official category...

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orb3000 · Aug 14, 2010

Tamagotchi Game for Android

Do you remember The Tamagotchi? A handheld digital pet created in Japan in 1996 that sold more than 70,000,000 units world-wide as of 2008. XDA member Whoareyou presents Tamagotchi for Android devices with HVGA/QVGA/WVGA resolutions. Four different games are presented by developer: Tamagotchi Angel, Tamagotchi Monster as the main ones, the other two versions are very similar and still on developing stage, so if you like them please leave feedback so future versions can be improved. Originally posted by Whoareyou...

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Ben Elliott · Aug 12, 2010

Anuvadak Updated to Version 1.1.1

Some time ago we drew your attention to the initial release of Anuvadak, a very handy Google-based translation app for Windows Mobile. Since then, the application has matured to version 1.1.1; having been given new features and tweaks along the way. In the newest version of Anuvadak, you'll find support for QVGA, WQVGA and HVGA resolution devices, along with support for Japanese and Korean translation, and the ability to choose a different icon for the application. One of the most...

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orb3000 · Jul 30, 2010

SPB MS Light3D Theme for WM

A very fresh looking theme for SPB Mobile is presented by XDA member ludo925. Great new icons and nice graphicsk are now another option to personalize your Windows Mobile device. This new theme is multi resolution and will work with SPB MS3.5.3; MS3.5.4 & MS3.5.5 only. The developer recommends to uninstall any previous version of SPB and install Mortscript 4.2 before proceeding with this theme's installation. Originally posted by ludo925 This is ma last theme made in only 5 days...

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orb3000 · Jul 12, 2010

ROM Customization Wizard

I´m sure that many of you already uses/have pre installed UAC when you upgrade ROMs (we have many ORD syndrome members). For those of you who want to make things easier when reflashing, XDA member moonscapex presents this tool. This application has just been released to Developers and Chefs, so that they can include it on their future upgrades. The app has some pre loaded software such as Opera Mobile, Mini, and GrooveMobile among others. Moreover, it can run in...

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orb3000 · Jul 7, 2010

Animated Boot Screens WP7 Style

More boot screens with the Windows Phone 7 style are presented by XDA member emse_186, now updated to cover all resolutions. Blue, orange, black and green can be found in different combinations like the black version original logo without sound, green version with sound, and orange without sound just to mention some. Step in and choose one of this great boot screens for your Windows Mobile device. Unfortunately, the developer decided to stop working on this project. Originally posted by emse_186...

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Ben Elliott · Jul 7, 2010

Facebook Chat for Windows Mobile Updated to v2.3.6

The ever-growing, ever-changing nature of Facebook, the world's most popular social networking site, means that developers of associated applications have to release updates very often. One such app, Facebook Instant Messenger for Windows Mobile, has recently been refined to encompass the most recent additions to the website. Although the changes are fairly minor, the constant developing attention focussed by XDA member blutz upon the application and the usefulness of the program itself make it worth taking a look at. Originally designed...

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orb3000 · Jul 4, 2010

Benz SMS UI

Tired of the same old UI on SMS? Don't worry because we have some options floating around just for you. This time, XDA member iambenz made this nice UI SMS interface with a modern attractive look based on the work of XDA member yxyn. This UI is multi resolution and will work on Windows Mobile devices running 6.5 and up. Originally posted by iambenz original post: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=614131 Thanks yxyn shares this great idea! This post is made by me, Benz. Hope you...

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orb3000 · Jun 28, 2010

New Boot screen designs

XDA member gauravbaadshah presents a new design on this start up screens with the logo of HTC, Samsung, and Dell. Based on Windows 7 logo, these new images will give a different look to your Windows Mobile device's start up sequence. Originally posted by gauravbaadshah Hello fellow xda users, UPDATE1 (18 June): WVGA for Samsung and HTC available now. UPDATE2 (19 June): WQVGA for Samsung available now. All files are now available in cabs. UPDATE3 (19 June): VGA for Dell...

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orb3000 · Jun 25, 2010

Vibro, Change Vibration Pattern for Incoming Calls, SMS and E-Mail

About 3 months ago, XDA moderator Noonski wrote an article regarding a vibrating pattern tool created by XDA member earthjumper. Now updated to version 1.3, the application has been polished and added great features like the option to separately configure vibration patterns for Phone, SMS and EMail, and alternate SMS interception, just to mention some. The updated version is now multi language and multi resolution. Users active on the application thread have also worked on some new languages added, so...

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orb3000 · Jun 21, 2010

World Cup 2010 WP7 Style Application

The 2010 World Cup has been keeping people very interested around the world, and many developers have presented their applications to be informed about its progress while on the move. This time we´ll speak about a Windows Phone 7 themed application presented by XDA member Spoofy. The UI has been carefully detailed to fit a WP7 look, nice and fluid graphics will let you navigate through different tabs like News, groups list, country and group detailed statistics, calendar, and players bio...

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egzthunder1 · Jun 19, 2010

SenseTasks – A Sense Styled Tasks Replacement

Depending on how long you have had WM devices, you will have to agree with the fact that many of them have not changed neither in style nor functionality. Tasks, which is part of Outlook allows you to schedule tasks, write notes, among other things without actually setting them up in the calendar. Despite the relative usefulness and versatility of this app, it was never too popular because of the unfriendliness to create, schedule, or even delete entries. XDA member...

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orb3000 · Jun 18, 2010

DUSK (G/B/R) Taskbar & BLACK Theme & EXTRAS

Continuing with the search of new task bars and icons, a hole new set designed by XDA member tacchan23 has arrived. Blue, red, green and black are some of the color combinations you can find on these new sets to personalize your Windows Mobile device. The dev recommended for these themes to be use along with DUSK themes. Available for GSM and CDMA devices running WM6.5 and up for all resolutions VGA/WVGA/QVGA/WQVGA. Also you can find a new WM dialer...

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orb3000 · Jun 16, 2010

fixOperaFlash Now Partially Working in Opera 10

For those who have Opera Mobile as your preferred browser, you will agree that flash issues are very annoying. Last month, we presented the work of XDA member aDEO. who had just updated this magnificent fix to enable flash in Opera. He is back with another update, which improves the partial flash functionality in Opera 10. The developer wanted to make an easy and simple installer, so there is no need to install any third party application. Working on Windows...

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Ben Elliott · Jun 4, 2010

Theme your HTC Volume Control

Both XDA members degake and hazzahex have separately developed modifications for the popular Volume Control app found on recent HTC ROMs, which allow you to change the colour of the volume bars and buttons to something more interesting. Degake's modifications (as seen on the right) include metallic shading and lighting and also feature an interesting 'dot' effect for the volume bars, which brings a very different look to the control. These modifications are available in any colour you like. Meanwhile, hazzahex...

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orb3000 · May 26, 2010

Fully Loaded BattClock Updated

For some of us it´s very important to keep track of our batteries more accurately, or simply in a different style from the stock WM battery meter. With this in mind, XDA member ZuinigeRijder updated his application BattClock to version 2.1.2. This application is highly customizable as all of its options are configurable via registry. Also, visual feedback can be acceded easily touching a button. It can be used in almost any device as it supports all Windows Mobile versions and most...

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mic_888 · May 21, 2010

Kitchen Timer App for Android

If you are looking for a timer that is just a timer - not a stopwatch, not an alarm, but just a timer, then check out this little application by XDA forum member JD82. It's a simple clean kitchen timer.  Easy to use and easy to read. Originally posted by JD82: Close the app without stopping the timers. Presets saving (and soon import/export as csv). Alarm sound, notification led colour and vibration pattern customisation. Keep screen on during the countdown...

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Ben Elliott · May 4, 2010

CrimsonLock Updated to v1.18, Now Supports HD2

TrashKalmar's very popular anti-theft app, CrimsonLock, has very recently been updated. Along with critical bug and error fixes, the most important addition to the already mature application is support for the HTC HD2 - a much begged-for addition since the phone became one of the most popular Windows Mobile devices on the market. If you haven't already heard of it, CrimsonLock is designed to maximize the chances of your phone being returned to you in the case of theft. Through...

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wingman1487 · Mar 29, 2010

Movie Times With Flix

You're sitting around, it's Friday night, you and your buddies are trying to figure out what time that new movie is showing at the theater down the street.  Sometimes is just a pain to get on the Internet and look, but with the app Flix by jmbillings you can pull out your phone and have the movie times right at your finger tips! If you're a regular reader of our front page you might already know about Flix, we featured it...

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