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Posts Tagged: Samsung Omnia

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Due to being one of the less common screen resolutions, applications and modifications tailored specifically for WQVGA (around 400 by 240 pixels) devices are hard to find. In addition, the lowered screen real estate makes the transfer of applications designed for devices with larger screens look messy and non-functional.

XDA member Rugal has recently created one of the only resolution-specific dialer alternatives for WQVGA devices such as the Samsung Omnia i900. The Mini-Lite Dialer is a 2G phone canvas designed to increase the finger-friendliness of your phone’s call-making functionality without removing popular features.

The phone canvas is available to download and try in the dialer thread. Although the developer only tested the modification on the Omnia i900, initial reports from other members are positive.

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There are several lockers out there with several different types of functionalities. In this case, XDA member tarantula78 brings us this handy little new concept of locker for our devices. This program uses the light sensor equipped on many of the newer devices to determine whether the phone is inside your pocket. If it determines that this is the case, it will place an overlay screen on top of your home screen, with a three touch pattern to unlock it.

The program is in the beginning stages, so expect a few bugs here and there. Having said that, the dev is expecting to create new versions as bugs are discovered and fixed.

Anyhoo this is the point of the app: I dont like to lock my phone with the password all the time as i usually listen to MP3s and I dont like the fact that my fone (i8000) sometimes unlocks the screen on receiving a message or email etc. The worst thing is when youre walking and happily listening to your MP3s and then suddenly you hear beeps from your phone as it presses against your leg!

If i lock it i have to put a password on it if i dont lock it sometimes the End Key gets pressed and turns the screen on or some event on the phone turns the screen on and then you have to dig it out your pocket and the Sleeve of the phone and close it again.

Maybe its just me but it bugs me very much.

You can find more information in the application thread.

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GTX Playing Ball With WQVGA

July 11, 2010   By:

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While many of you might be loving your GTX themed WVGA devices, the rest of the WQVGA world has been quietly watching with envy, until now. This recent post by XDA member MatG, shows how he has managed to port just about all the graphics you need to have a fully working WQVGA M2D home screen. While many people might ask why you would want something like this on a device with as little power as the Omnia or the Incite, it is the very  same reason why I wanted it on my Touch Pro2 even when it froze.  It simply looks good.

Hey everyone. After some worka at modaco i want to share my work with members of xda.
So here is my work. I give you fully animated GTX clock and full theme for m2d v2 + some extra wallpapers… It’s all for
WQVGA
Here are some pics.
You have to click on the image to enlarge the pic.
Post any bugs or something. I’m still working to make this theme perfect…

Keep your device looking good by going in the theme thread.

Auto-Rotate Config App

July 2, 2010   By:

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XDA member junalmeida developed this application for Windows Mobile to Auto-rotate on devices equipped with a G-sensor. It will configure your registry settings using very low memory as it´s not resident. This is ideal for those of you who don´t have it cooked on your ROM.
This app works on Leo and Omnia II running WM 6.5, but should work as well in other newer devices, .NET 2.0 is also needed.
Users are invited to report bugs and/or ask for features.

Originally posted by junalmeida
Auto-Rotate can configure the registry settings of built-in g-sensor auto-rotate service.
This app is not resident, so, it consumes memory only when you are configuring rotation support.

Pre-requisites
.NET 2.0
Omnia II, or
HTC Device (beta)

User Guide

First, start the application that you like to auto-rotate.
Tap Start/Auto-Rotate.
Tap on Add. You will see a list of current running apps. Select your app from this list.
Tap OK.
Your application should rotate now, or after a restart.

You can find more information in the application thread.

shakeandsave

Written back in 2009 by XDA forum member Moisisv, Shake and Save is a very useful application to capture screen shots of your Windows Mobile device.

Written for (but not limited to) the HTC Touch Diamond, Touch Pro, Touch HD and Samsung Omnia, Shake and Save is a print screen program that makes use of the built-in accelerometer in your device.

Just select your preferred image format, shake your mobile and the application will save the current screen displayed on your device. Supported image formats include .png, .bmp, .gif and .jpeg.  Shake and Save also supports multiple screen shots.

To download Shake and Save, and for more more information, visit the application thread.

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XDA forum member afoongwl215 couldn’t find a bus time arrival widget for windows mobile in the MarketPlace so he has developed one himself.

The widget provides a quick check on bus arrival times in Singapore rather than having to fire up your browser.  It queries and parses the bus times from two websites, but the benefit is that you don’t need to pinch and zoom to read the times. Just click on a stop name and add as a bookmark.

Requires the Widget Engine to be installed on your rom. Confirmed to be working on HTC HD2. Planned features include favourites (routes) and road name search.

For more information and to download the widget, check out the application thread.

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