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Ben Elliott · Oct 4, 2010

KD-Font for Windows Mobile Updated

By changing your device's font, you can quickly give it a fresh look without trawling through menus or un- and re-installing themes. XDA member kliptik's popular KD-Font application allows you to modify the system fonts on any Windows Mobile phone and also provides a finger-friendly and appealing interface with which to do so. KD-Font is a lightweight app, which only downloads the font files when you select one to apply. Once a font style is chosen, you are given the decision...

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Ben Elliott · Oct 3, 2010

‘The Host’ Windows Phone 7 UI Released

The release of much press-coverage of the imminent Windows Phone 7 operating system has spawned many look-a-like themes and applications, which allow older devices to imitate the look and feel of the new software to please their tech-hungry owners. One of the more popular of these modifications was WP7UI by XDA member ashiqiqbal. Recently, the project has been terminated and reborn as 'the Host' - ashiqiqbal's new WP7-like home screen replacement. 'The Host goes one step further than WP7UI ever...

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Ben Elliott · Oct 2, 2010

XDA Facebook App Version 3.0 Beta Released

Many owners of Windows Mobile devices have bemoaned the official Facebook application provided by the Marketplace and hoped for an alternative other than using the basic and finger-unfriendly mobile web version. Despite being the second most-visited website in the world, Facebook applications for Windows phones have been notoriously slow and buggy, with many iterations not even allowing users to send video clips or complete messages to one another through the service. This has led XDA members Sopis, joe_coolish and Fredz to...

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orb3000 · Sep 28, 2010

Co0kie’s Home Tab Updated

At this point, almost everybody knows Cookie Home Tab, the work made by XDA member Co0kieMonster that completely changed the way we know Sense/Manila. In case you are not familiar, this add-on allows customization of almost every part of the UI. Cookie Home Tab v2.0.0 has important changes since app has been rewritten from zero and optimized to gain speed. Many new features are present such as left/right sliding pages configurable from 1 to 7 pages, redesigned soft key area,...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 28, 2010

Know Your Way Around with LiteTrack for WM

You may remember a few months ago, we released an article about a tracking software for Windows Mobile called LiteTrack, developed by XDA member xdaid. In case you are not sure what this those, basically the app runs in the background while using the GPS in your device (assuming it has one) and tracks all your trips. Basically, it maps whatever routes you take to wherever you go. This is particularly useful for people who tend to look for shortcuts...

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orb3000 · Sep 27, 2010

JMLToday Titanium JMLPanex for WM Updated

XDA member JMHL updated this useful application, which will allow you to assign an specific action when clicking on icons in home screen Titanium of your Windows Mobile device. Updated version 2.60 features emplacement optimization, zone-area depending of the picture, added more effects when click, and more. You need JMLToday v5.80 in order to make it work. The application was developed on a Diamond, but should work on other VGA devices as well. Originally posted by JMHL [WM6.5] [Titanium program]...

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Ben Elliott · Sep 19, 2010

trafficMate App for Germany Available

XDA member brandi's first application on the site, the Deutsche Bahn App, has become very popular due to its effectiveness when updating the user with the latest information on the German transport system. Being in a similar line, the latest from the developer should prove to be just as useful. The trafficMate application is a tool which downloads and displays the latest traffic data for major German roads. Although still very early in its development cycle (version 0.1 has just...

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orb3000 · Sep 17, 2010

Huashan Phone Canvas Enhancement for WM VGA

If you have an older device and want to have the latest phone dialer, this will be of your interest. XDA member cnzqy1 presents the newest Phone canvas enhancement ported to Windows Mobile devices with VGA resolutions. Only for WM6.5.3(231XX) natively. No more Caller ID issue or graphical glitches and it supports video calling as well. Be sure to read all instructions before proceeding to avoid unwanted behavior. Originally posted by cnzqy1 [VGA]New Huashan Phone Canvas Enhancement Ported Hello all,...

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orb3000 · Sep 17, 2010

Japanese Display and Input Addon for WM

Do you speak Japanese as your primary language? Then, this app presented some time ago by XDA member flinx1 will be of your interest. This add-on enables display and input of Japanese characters. If you have other Japanese enabling software, please remove it before installing this one. The developer originally presented it for Raphael and Diamond devices, but should work on other Windows Mobile devices with VGA/WVGA resolutions as well, after installing a soft reset must be done. Originally posted...

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orb3000 · Sep 13, 2010

WP7-Like Gestures, Answer Your Phone With a Movement

XDA member Jaxbot presented a few months ago a great application for your Windows Mobile device, which was inspired in the WP7 gesture control to answer your phone with a movement of your hand. Using the ambient light sensor and g-sensor application, the device can detect a hand moving over the screen. Some of the features on this early release are: Wave to answer, wave to ignore, auto-lock when no light, turn to unlock, and shake to save. The developer...

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mic_888 · Sep 13, 2010

Follow the French League with Ligue 1 Pocket 2010

Now that the football season is well underway, you'll need a way to keep up with your team in the league.  If you follow the French league then Ligue 1 Pocket 2010 may be just the app that you're looking for. Developed by XDA forum members zorro1981, cua-tro and with graphics by chinubrio, the Windows Mobile application provides all you need to know about the French league, including a Live mode where you can be advised of more important events...

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mic_888 · Sep 12, 2010

ZoomKey Soft Input Panel for Windows Mobile

There are a few keyboard options around for Windows Mobile devices, but there are limited options that make it easier for you to use on smaller screens. ZoomKey developed by XDA forum member pmprog is intended to make the keyboard easier for use with thumbs/fingers on the smaller screens, by combining two keys together. Once you press on one of the 'dual keys', it will zoom in. Whilst your finger is still on the key, slide it to the left...

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orb3000 · Sep 9, 2010

Spb theme Galaxy Android Style for WM

A big collection of themes for SPB Mobile Shell are presented by XDA member @mark@. This set is called Galaxy Android Style v1 and contains more than seven different complete themes for your Windows Mobile device, including Android and Xperia, among others. The theme has landscape support and will work with WVGA and VGA resolutions, you must have installed Spb Mobile Shell 3.5.5 . and .NET Framework 3.5 . to make it work. Originally posted by @mark@ Contains : * Lots...

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Ben Elliott · Sep 7, 2010

Take Big Decisions off your Mind with Paul’s Pick

After being eliminated embarrassingly early on in this year's World Cup, the English were consoled by the rise of a new star in football: Paul the Octopus. Supposedly hailing from Weymouth, Paul correctly predicted the outcomes of all of Germany's matches and proceeded to foretell Spain to be the overall winners as the tournament reached its climax in July. If you would like Paul to have more of a say in your day-to-day  life, XDA member TangoChen has created your ideal...

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orb3000 · Sep 7, 2010

Windows 7 Theme for WAD2 Updated

Imagine having Windows Seven on your mobile, the same way you access to menus, play music, etc. XDA member rajivshahi has updated this great WAD 2 theme to get W7 look on your Windows Mobile device. Updated version works on portrait and landscape and it has added more resolutions: VGA, WVGA and QVGA. The developer included a short video on how to install, just be sure to choose the right resolution and follow instructions. Originally posted by rajivshahi Windows 7...

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orb3000 · Sep 4, 2010

Tetra Master Game for WM Updated

Do you remember RPG games on your old playstation? XDA member zyphuris55 brings back some nostalgia with Tetra Master from Final Fantasy IX for the Playstation. The game includes a manual and it´s almost identical to the original version. Some of the features and fixes included on version 0.81 are: added the ability to remove profile blocks, added the stats feature to buying a card, fixed save/load problems, fixed the next duel glitch, amongst others. Running on Windows Mobile devices...

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orb3000 · Aug 30, 2010

Throttle Max Sense theme for WM

XDA member alecoddlyiv presents this first version theme for Throttle Launcher, nice visuals are included on developers theme, which was created for those devices with lower specs, so they can have the chance to experience Max Sense feel. In order to get weather animations right, you must download the animations provided on the original thread. Working on Windows Mobile devices with WVGA and VGA resolutions. The developer kindly asks to leave feedback, so future versions can be fixed if needed....

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orb3000 · Aug 26, 2010

Android Scribble Updated

Back on February, XDA News Writer ElCondor wrote about the first release of these animations for your Android device boot screen. Now, XDA member GLa'DOS updated to Scrible version 2.0 with many more animation screens and added more resolutions to the supported list: WQVGA, QVGA and VGA, so now Nexus One will be able to use it too. Be sure to back up your actual screen before proceeding and please read all the instructions posted by developer in order to...

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Ben Elliott · Aug 23, 2010

Lega Calcio Pocket 2010 Released

XDA member zorro1981 has (with the help of several other members of our developing community) created a handy application for Windows Mobile which allows you to easily keep track of the latest developments of the [formerly] Lega Calcio soccer divisions in Italy. Lega Calcio Pocket 2010 supports almost all resolutions and features a well-designed but not over-complicated interface that displays the latest scores, player and team information, imminent matches and overall league tables. You can also set the program to notify...

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orb3000 · Aug 18, 2010

Dark Ninja White Theme for WM Updated

XDA member Dark Ninja presents an update to this collection of white themes and task bars all in the look of GTX UI for Windows Mobile devices. The update includes more resolutions supported: WVGA, QVGA and VGA running on WM6.1 and up. You can find as well an Android task bar, battery icon fix, a color patch, new waiting cursor, and some wallpapers among other nice graphic changes for your device. You need to have SDKCerts installed in order to...

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