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Handcent 4.0 Public Beta Now Available

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If you’re one of those people who simply aren’t satisfied with the stock SMS application on your device then theres a good chance you’ve tried Handcent as an alternative. Of all the third party SMS applications available Handcent certainly seems to be one of the most customisable and intuitive.

 Version 4.0 of this incredibly popular application has been in private beta for a while but now it’s  available to the public here on XDA Developers. This is the seventh beta build and there are still a few minor bugs to be ironed out but I’m sure that won’t stop many of you from taking this new version for a spin. 

New features include;

  • Handcent Talk – Allows you to bind you
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More Details About HTC Sense 4.0

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HTC Sense is one of the most popular customizations UI on the Android mobile interfaces, and just a month before the start of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona we have some leaked information about the upcoming Sense 4.0.

According to the source the unlock screen now show us more information from our list, quick access to contacts and even the ability to open the notification bar directly. This is not exactly a customization of HTC as this feature is included on Ice Cream Sandwich OS. Also, new widgets are included, like the one that allows access to websites that have previously saved in the browser. That’s not all, because now the email client also includes surprises so good that according to the source t. . . READ ON »

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HTC Jetstream Has Root; Gets Custom Recovery

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It was just two days ago that we reported about the HTC Jetstream obtaining a permanent root solution.

Well the development didn’t stop there. The reportedly sexy (in a non-threatening Johnny Depp sort of way) XDA Recognized Developer DooMLoRD, who not only brought root to the device, has also now released a custom recovery for the device as well.

And did so without even owning the tablet. Mad props.

The recovery is a heavily modified ClockworkMod 5 release with everything you loved about ClockworkMod recovery plus a few extras, including:

changes to graphics (ported some graphics from CWM5.5 ICS edition)
revamped layout for recovery menu (to improve navigation) [renamed few options and changed the

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ICS ROM For HTC HD2 – Hardware Accelaration Fixed

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It seems the unstoppable HTC HD2 aka Leo keep giving us surprises, and now it takes a giant leap ahead of other devices with hardware acceleration fix. XDA member Ankuch on Android SD and XDA member michie on NAND ROM variant presents this version based on Nexus One’s AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich, and promises that the ROM is even faster than Gingerbread.

By now almost everything is working except for USB Mass Storage and camera but sure following updates will include fixes for that. It is important for developers to know about your feedback, this way all bugs you find can be corrected so please participate.

Originally posted by michie
I compiled a mix between ankuch’s SD build and Tytung’s NAND bui

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Windows Phone 7 Recap

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As today is the eve of the big announcement tomorrow, we thought we would wrap up some of the biggest stories we have had on the subject of Windows Phone 7. We have seen some interesting stories come out of the community that deserve another time around in this recap.

To start us off, one of the very interesting things we saw was the WP7 OS running on the HTC Leo with a clear video to add:

XDA member darkmurder points us to a video where we can see clearly an HTC Leo booting Microsoft’s new operating system,Windows Phone 7. [Read on]

Another recent story we saw was the HTC Mozart WP7 Rom for T-mobile leaked:

As we get closer to the official launch of WP7 devices leaks, hands on experiences are becoming more frequent. Th. . . READ ON »

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