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Posts Tagged: Windows Mobile 5

Hit the Kitty for WM

August 4, 2010   By:

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Another funny game for those of you who let your kids play with your expensive toys, or if you simply are an 80´s child – is presented by XDA member savrix85.
The game features two modes (Arcade and Time Attack), where you have to hit down the kitties when showing on the window to advance to the next levels of the game. You can set on easy, medium, or hard as well as adjusting the duration in seconds.
The game can be found in Italian and English and will work on multiple resolutions and Windows Mobile 5 and up. Our dear friend and XDA member The0ne published a video here.

Originally posted by savrix85
[GAME][02 Aug 2010] Hit the Kitty 1.12 – All resolutions

Hit the Kitty is a simple game for Windows Mobile.

New version 1.12 is out!

Are you sick and tired yet of seeing Hello Kitty more or less everywhere? This game will give you the chance of venting some of that frustration – try and hit the kitties popping out of the windows!

It requires .NET CF 3.5 and works on
WQVGA (tested)
QVGA (tested)
WVGA (tested)
VGA

You can get more information in the game thread.

Alarms and Ringtones of WP7

July 16, 2010   By:

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Every day we find more interesting stuff coming from WP7. This time, XDA member bugsykoosh extracted the sounds for alarms and ring-tones of the upcoming Windows Phone 7 from the latest emulator.
The sounds were extracted from a video, and on the compressed zip file you can find more than 20 new sound files for your Windows Mobile device.

Originally posted by bugsykoosh
The Alarms and Ringtones of Windows Phone 7

Here are the alarms and ringtones from Windows Phone 7 from the latest emulator build. They were created by taking Long Zheng’s video, extracting the sound and cutting it. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzrgG…layer_embedded)

Thanks to Anudeep for helping out!

Knowledge level: 1 (easy)

You can find more information in the sounds thread.

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Role-playing game fans among you may remember Tetra Master, one of the highlights of the small set of mini-games included within the legendary Final Fantasy 9 game for the PlayStation console. If this game means anything to you, then you may be pleased to learn that XDA member zyphuris55 has just ported Tetra Master to the Windows Mobile platform.

The card-based game is one of the most popular from the Final Fantasy franchise despite its baffling instructions manual. zyphuris55 has rectified this by improving upon the original manual and incorporating it into his application, allowing completely new players to get to grips with the game in a matter of minutes.

Although still in the early stages of development, the game is definitely worth checking out if you are a fan of RPGs or would simply like to try a new card game. Available in the game thread, it currently only supports WVGA resolution touchscreen devices but the developer hopes to support VGA soon.

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If you are a fan of weather applications, this one will be of your liking. XDA member PMoto points us to this animated weather forecast application for your Windows Mobile device, which features amazing video effects and the chance to get updates from different servers such as AccuWeather, GisMeteo, Intellicast, and more.
This application requires WM 5, 6.x and Net Compact Framework 2 or above in order to work properly.
Touch Weather Pro is not free, but you can have it for free just by visiting the official site.

Originally posted by PMoto
A new Weather application is here to stay: Touch Weather.

Watch video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6Z5WUe8KDU

Animated Weather forecast for Windows mobile Pocket PC.

Weather Forecast Has Never Been So Realistic !

NEW FEATURE: SKINNABLE.

Touch Weather Free/Pro – a finger-oriented full-screen weather forecast tool for Windows Mobile devices (Pocket PCs, PPCs, smartphones, PDAs). The exquisitely realistic video effects of snow, rain and cloudiness provide the vivid sensation of current or future weather conditions for more than 50000 locations over the world, and the reliability of the forecast is ensured by several weather aggregators. Touch Weather is available in Free and Pro versions, and several languages.

You can find more information in the application thread.

iperov’s Pocket Guitar

June 29, 2010   By:

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Some time ago, XDA member iperov presented this application to play a guitar on your Windows Mobile device. It is a very fun application and it comes with 2 good skins, which make it very easy to use. The app works on WM5 and up and it has been tested on QVGA resolutions, but it should work with others as well.
The developer shows this fun music application following the successful work of Omniano.

Originally posted by iperov
iperov’s Pocket Guitar

App name: iperov’s Pocket Guitar

License: Freeware

System requirements:

OS: WM5 and higher (not tested on WM2003)

Processor:
ARMv4 (Samsung, …): 300 Mhz and higher
ARMv5+ (Texas OMAP, …): 183 Mhz and higher

Screen: QVGA and higher (not tested on wide formats)

Buttons: any hardware buttons, exclude hangup buttons

You can find more information in the application thread.

RadarFree for Pocket PC

June 11, 2010   By:

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RadarFree, by XDA member najhouse, will be your perfect companion when traveling around Europe, it will alert you as you approach traffic cameras or warn you in case of an accident.
This app, initially developed for the apple phone, is now available for free for Windows Mobile devices. Some of the features include distance between vehicle and camera, speed limit, real-time mobile cameras in Europe, and a database with more than 18000 fixed speed cameras.
Working on Windows Mobile 5 and 6, but some members report also working on 6.5 and 6.5.x, Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 3.5 is required on your device.

Originally posted by najhouse
Hello All ,

Application to test!

RadarFree for Pocket PC
RadarFree is a real-time GPS speed camera alert application for Pocket PC & iPhone. With more than 18000 fixed speed cameras and all real-time mobile cameras in Europe, RadarFree is the best fellow traveler who warns you on every camera approach.

RadarFree technology is based on collaborative and community work. In fact, all RadarFree members can advise cameras, accidents or risks on the road to warn others on their iPhone. Once the user has advised a new camera to our server, it will automatically check the information and the message to the RadarFree community.

The camera detection algorithm has been optimized to be very practical in all situations. Whether it be on highways or in city, RadarFree will warn you only when necessary.

The graphical user interface is very light in order to quickly grab the most pertinent information: Type of camera, distance between vehicle and camera and speed limit. Also, you can declare a speed camera easily and intuitively in a few clicks.

Key features

  • More than 18000 updated fixed speed cameras
  • RadarFree is available in the following countries:
  • Andorra
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • France DOM TOM
  • Great Britain
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Real-time mobile speed cameras and alerts
  • Smart camera detection algorithm taking into account camera direction and vehicle speed
  • Displaying vehicle speed and speed limit
  • Displaying the angle between your route and the next speed camera

You can find more information on the application thread.

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As his first contribution to the XDA community, member xdaid has created a very useful application which makes the most of your Windows Phone’s GPS capabilities.

LiteTrack allows you to record and store paths and journeys as you take them; ready for playing back when you want to take the same route again. Such a function is ideal for someone who frequently travels ‘off the map’ with regard to traditional GPS mapping applications. For example, a much-enjoyed walking route is very difficult to plan on turn-by-turn navigational software.

The application uses the OpenStreetMap repository, so that you can update and add to your library of maps without having to pay a fee. This also means that you can use the application without a data connection provided that you have already downloaded the relevant maps. Some of the information that LiteTrack is capable of recording includes your altitude, speed, heading, latitude and longitude to reassure you that you won’t get lost.

This app will work with your device provided that you it has GPS capabilities, a WVGA or VGA touchscreen, Windows Mobile 5.0 or later and .NET Compact Framework version 3.5.

You can find LiteTrack and more information in the original application thread.

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If you work for someone, your boss probably has someone hired to do their chores. You know, all those tedious tasks like taking down memos, sending out e-mails, and of course, taking the calls of whoever is trying to get in touch with you. Thanks to XDA member zaijian, anyone with a WM phone can have one. Mobile Receptionist, as its name implies, is a program that handles tasks that are assigned to it. It can do anything from sending e-mails, forward SMS, and yes, even answer your calls. No more sneaking out of meetings to answer the phone simply to tell them that you will call them back. The app was recently updated and includes a few improvements. However, the app is still under testing, so not all options are available at the moment. The only drawback about this app is that it will not be able to make you coffee :)

What It Does
Mobile Receptionist is a program for your Windows Mobile 5.0+ phone that can handle incoming call, SMS, and email notifications, and execute actions depending on a set of criteria.

How It Works
You configure the Mobile Receptionist via
Profiles. Profiles handle incoming events and phone status changes.
Multiple profiles can be enabled simultaneously. For example, you could have one profile automatically forward all incoming SMS messages to an email address for archiving, and another one that responds to all SMS messages and incoming calls while you’re at work.

The Full Profile has Rules. Each Rule contains Criteria and Actions. If all the Critiera are met, then all the Actions are executed. There are also Criteria for the Profile, which apply globally to all Rules in the Profile.

The Full Profile has complete functionality and flexibility of Rules, Criteria, and Actions – but there are also specialized Profile types that are streamlined and easier to configure:
A Sms Responder Profile only handles incoming calls/sms and responds to the original caller.
A Event Monitor Profile only monitors events and sends notifications to a set address.
A Blacklist Profile only ignores or hangs up on certain numbers or contacts.
A Remote Control Profile allows remote control of the phone. Send SMS, get GPS coordinates, disable/enable profiles, look up contact information, etc.

Use cases
Watching a movie: set up rules to respond to missed calls and text messages with an SMS saying you’re unavailable and will get back to them later.
Archiving: set up rules to forward all text messages to your email account.
Multiple phones: if you have a work phone and a personal phone, after working hours you could set up rules on your work phone to send SMS to your personal phone if the call/message is urgent.
Remote notification: If you’re entering a secure building where you can’t bring your phone, but have internet access, set up rules to send you an email every time you missed a call, got a text message, have an upcoming appointment.

You can find more information in the application thread.

Mute4

Picture the scenario – you have a meeting so you put your phone in silent mode.  You leave the meeting and go about your daily work.  Later when you get home, you realise you have 100 missed calls from your girlfriend/boyfriend and some irate text messages.

We’ve all done it – forgotten to turn up the volume on your Windows Mobile device.

XDA member thx1200 has the answer to all your problems – well this one anyway.  Thx1200 has developed Mute4 – a simple application that allows you to set your phone to vibrate or silent, and then also set a timeout for when you want to restore the original volume profile via the system timer.  The app includes default timeouts of 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, and 3 hours. However, Mute4 also lets you set custom timeouts by editing the settings.ini file.

Mute4 is compatible with Windows Mobile 5.0, 6.0 and 6.5.

To download the cab, and information on the source code, check out the application thread.

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A simple image editor like Microsoft Paint always comes in handy when you want to make changes to an image quickly or do a quick sketch without being buried alive under the overwhelming and often unnecessary range of features offered by high-end photoshopping software.

XDA member menos has created just such a handy editing tool, but for use on our mobiles. Through the Paint Now! application, you can add shapes, doodles and effects to pictures stored on your Windows Phone without having to be near a computer. Paint Now! also lets you rotate, crop and flip images before being given the choice to convert them to a more suitable file type.

The app doesn’t ask for much to run – just a touchscreen device running Windows Mobile 5 or higher and .NET Compact Framework version 3.5. Pick it up in the application thread.

Curs Valutar v1.20

May 11, 2010   By:

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Curs Valutar, created  by XDA developer virgilp, is an application that allows you to convert currencies, such as from USD to EUR. It also shows official exchange rates, automatic updating system and more.

Originally posted by virgilp

Curs Valutar – exchange rates and currency converter for Windows Mobile, based on the rates provided by the National Bank of Romania.

Features

  • Official exchange rates from the National Bank of Romania
  • Currency converter
  • Choice of the displayed currencies
  • Romanian/English interface
  • Automatic/manual update of the exchange rates

Remarks

  • In automatic mode, the update of the exchange rates is performed once a day, Monday to Friday, at the first launch of the application after 1 PM (that’s when the rates are updated by the bank). The data is saved locally and loaded on subsequent launches of the application, in order to decrease the response time and avoid unnecessary traffic.
  • In manual mode, the update is performed only by user request

In order to get this working on your device, you need a Windows Mobile 5 or higher platform phone, a data connection and .NET Compact Framework 3.5. All resolutions should be supported.

You can download the application from the application thread.

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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 sending a specific code to the phone via SMS, it is possible to regain control of the device. If this doesn’t happen, it will at least make using the phone a nightmare for whoever was stupid enough to steal it.

The application tracks phone calls, SMS messages, soft resets and switching off GSM phone bands, and will detect when a different SIM card is inserted into the device (multi-SIM users needn’t worry as support for several cards has been integrated).

Once control is regained, the original owner can choose to block texts and calls to and from the phone or to switch the phone module off completely. Additionally, you can have fun messing with the alarm, SD card formatting and keypad lock settings to make the thief’s life a living hell. After the app recognizes the original user’s number as a trusted number as set during setup, it is possible to force-call the thief and even to switch the speakerphone on. The owner can also request for GPS co-ordinates to be sent to their replacement phone if the original device supports it.

These are only a few of the features available through the app – the rest can be found along with the download link in the application thread. All resolutions except square QVGA are supported, and any device running WM5+ should work fine with the app.

iAgenda updated to 0.49

April 19, 2010   By:

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iAgenda is a finger-friendly and easy-to-use alternative to the standard calendar and tasks applications in Windows Mobile. It is developed by ajige and fully skinnable. This update mainly fixes issues with all-day and multi-day appointments, and the marking of tasks as complete or uncomplete on WM 6.5. Further, the settings program has been integrated into the tabbed interface.

Originally posted by ajige

Since the original developer seems to have abandoned this project, I’m starting a new thread and continuing the development. As per request, I’ll upload new versions as they are developed, even if only minor. That also means, there is an increased risk of system crashes.

Version 0.49 April 14, 2010

  • Added weekday to group headers
  • New default skin by Livven
  • Option in Settings to choose start screen
  • Added enable checkbox to Settings for those who have issues with the checkboxes crashing
  • Tried another bugfix for the checkbox (please let me know if it works)

For the full changelog and download, visit the application thread.

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