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-PiLoT- · Oct 1, 2011

Game Changers – HTC Kaiser

The HTC Kaiser. Before I could get it, I remember I wanted it. I used to keep looking at the full specifications' page at gsmarena and staring at the specs of it in utter disbelief. It was aesthetically pleasing, it had an awesome camera, and it had a slide out keyboard. And if that wasn't enough the screen tilted upwards. This feature was a major selling point of the phone. The first rumours of the handset arrived late 2006. Whispers...

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-PiLoT- · Sep 19, 2011

Game Changers – HTC Home

The recent XDA TV article by Azrienoch & cajunflavouredbob reminded me of the old days, when the HTC logo looked like this. Because of this, I was reminded of some of the old things released that really changed how we use and view our devices and also changed what we came to expect from the device manufacturers. The first game changer I want to look at is HTC Home. This was the first incarnation of what would eventually come to...

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mic_888 · Sep 5, 2011

MoonGBA – The Fastest GBA Emulator For Windows Mobile

If you haven't checked out Xianpeng's Game Boy Advance emulator for Windows Mobile, XDA forum member #LG# has brought our attention to this great freeware. The XDA member states that the without sound enabled, it works almost perfectly on his BENQ E72 with 230 MHz OMAP processor and approx 20MB of RAM. On how Blue Angel, his exact words were 'amazing'! Advantages of the emulator include: Fast ROM emulation Runs slower on PDAs/ smartphones Portrait, landscape left/right + fullscreen, fit to...

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mic_888 · Apr 5, 2011

JWMD SlideUnlock (Windows Phone 7 Style)

For those of you running Windows Mobile, XDA forum member Nullstring has attempted to create a Windows Phone 7 Lock like application for WM6.x and 6.5.x. The unlock feature is a horizontal-slide-and-unlock because the dev thought it would be more finger friendly and wanted to avoid applying the initial hard pressure on a specific slide to unlock area. Features of the app include - being skinnable customisable image or text customisable font reposition objects supports all resolutions supports a variety...

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orb3000 · Mar 17, 2011

miROM Keyboard Collection for Windows Mobile

Still have a Windows Mobile device and finally got tired of the same keyboards? XDA member mirolg presents these keyboard alternatives for your joy. You´ll find a nice Toshiba keyboard, a useful Toshiba pad with fast access to most common keyboard functions, Finger-keyboard, the HTC one (including languages), compact qwerty, phone pad, and a full qwerty one. Keyboards can be found in English, German, French, and Italian, all working on WM 6 and up with WVGA resolutions. If you liked...

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orb3000 · Jan 18, 2011

TRITanium Weather for Windows Mobile

XDA member arealityfarbetween presents this nice Titanium weather plugin for your Windows Mobile device. The app has been completely re written to solve those bugs on the stock weather application and making it faster between updates. The latest version includes an added forecast limit option, added default theme and units option, toggle option will enable/disable page, not just registry switch, and today image replacement method modified. The application also has improved iPhoneToday and s2u2 support. Changes are finely integrated, so you...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 20, 2010

Keep Tabs on Your Weight With MyWeight for WM

This just goes to prove that development of apps for Windows Mobile is not dead just yet. XDA member genec just released a weight and body mass tracker for Windows Mobile devices running 5 and up. This app will allow you to keep daily tabs on your growth (height, weight, or both) and can compare to the BMI (body mass index) if you are into health and body management. The BMI is a rather useful to keep you in check...

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orb3000 · Nov 17, 2010

myPlayer – Live TV / On Demand streaming updated WM/Android

XDA member FryWalker presents an updated version of myPlayer for Windows Mobile devices, with it you can have access to Live TV and On Demand content directly without using your browser. The new version 2.0 lets you choose your own media player (CorePlayer v1.3.6 is recommended) and includes features like full streaming integration, live TV channels and live international radio stations amongst many others. Working on WM 6 and up on resolutions QVGA, VGA or WVGA. The developer also includes...

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orb3000 · Nov 8, 2010

NotepadWS for WM updated

XDA member xdaid presents an update to NotepadWS for Windows Mobile devices. The application is a great note pad option with tabs, web search, and not memory hungry. Features like edit up to four different text files in the same session, switch from one tab to another with just one click, external clipboard functions added and the ability to add or remove tool bars at any time are some of the changes found on version 2.7. Each tab has its...

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Captainkrtek · Nov 7, 2010

iManager – 3D Task Manager for WM

XDA member antru has developed a very cool app for Windows Mobile. The app is a 3D task manager that is comparable to switching between active windows on Windows 7 or Vista. The app allows you to flick through running windows and open them with a single tap. It runs very fast as shown in the video and is still experimental. You must have WM >= 5.0 to run it and hardware accelerated 3D Graphics. It uses 1 MB per...

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egzthunder1 · Nov 3, 2010

Animated New Start Menu for WM – WinStart

If you thought creativity for WM 6 and above was about to die, think again. XDA member petititi has developed a very interesting Start Menu replacement. In fact, because of the animations and transitions used in WinStart, you will be able to appreciate the 3D effects that your devices were meant to use. This particular start menu sort of resembles the app drawer of LauncherPro for Android because of the effects used. The app is very easy to customize and...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 27, 2010

Avian Player for WM

XDA member thx1200 just released a new kind of media player for WM. Avian seems to specialize in audio rather than anything else and you can use it for podcasts, streaming radio, or as a regular music player. The app differs from others of its kind in the fact that it has a different set of controls for each kind of content you are trying to play. On top of that, the dev has created this with the latest and...

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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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egzthunder1 · Sep 23, 2010

Persian Calendar Available for WM Manila, Titanium, and More

XDA member MOHSEN-UNIQUE was in dire needs of a calendar in Persian for WM, and due to the fact that there was none available, he decided to make one himself. The app itself will work with virtually any app that displays calendar, dates, and appointments in WM. This basically means that your favorite apps (S2U2, Manila, etc) will be able to use this mod. The best part is that installation will not erase anything, so all your appointments and important...

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Ben Elliott · Sep 21, 2010

Control your PC with Remote Control App

One of the main perks of owning a Windows Mobile device is the relationship between it and your Windows-running computer. By taking advantage of the interconnectivity between the two, you can put the phone to good use even when you have something larger to work with. BigMani's Remote Control App for Windows Mobile is one of numerous good examples of this. The application, which is available in English and German, uses a WLAN or an ActiveSync connection to allow you...

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orb3000 · Sep 16, 2010

Wake on Wan, app for WM

Wake on Wan is a Windows Mobile application created by XDA member petititi that will let you wake up hosts in a network or Internet. Application is served for multi resolution devices using WM 6 and up. The developer placed the source files for download too in case you want to take a look "under the hood". Originally posted by petititi [APP]Wake on Wan V1.3 (01/08/10) I have created a new Windows Mobile application to wake up hosts in a...

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orb3000 · Sep 11, 2010

Slide2Play for WM Updated

Our friend and XDA member A_C updated recently his great player Slide2Play, a great alternative to play your music files with support of almost all available formats such MP3/MP4/M4A/AAC/WMA/WAV/M3U/PLS/ASX. The player also supports A2DP & AVRCP. The latest version includes some bug fixes, disabled the "Album View" and has been fine tuned in the sensitivity (scrolling) of all lists. Running on Windows Mobile devices with built-in Windows Media Player from WM6 and up. Originally posted by A_C S2P v0.83 beta...

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orb3000 · Sep 3, 2010

Marathon – GPS Measure / Tracking for WM

This application, created by XDA member Ooije, keeps track of your movement with the help of a GPS receiver. If you practice sports, this app can be your perfect companion to keep track of your movements. Audible alarms with previous selected information can "speak" to you during your exercise. You can record information such as time, distance, speed, and your altitude change. If you have more friends using the application, you can share information with them on a map and...

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egzthunder1 · Aug 30, 2010

PortGo for WM Updated

XDA member MaxDan has just updated his VOIP application for WM 6 and up. The app works mostly like a regular VoIP, which is fully integrable with most VoIP carriers. You can also use the app to call other PortGo users, chat with them, share multimedia, and more. The newly updated version brings a few bug fixes and much improved calling experience. This build addresses lots of issues with sound quality, so if you were thinking about giving this app...

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Ben Elliott · Aug 24, 2010

Mersad Persian2World Project Releases First Applications

Mersad 7, creator of  the Mersad Persian & Arabic Pack, began the Persian2World project last week in an attempt to provide Windows Mobile users who speak Persian as their first language with applications in their own native language. With the help of other members of the site, the first applications in this project has now been released. At the time of writing, the applications available in Persian through Persian2World are Talkonaut (a VoIP application), Resco Contact Manager (an easy-to-use SMS,...

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