POSTS TAGGED: windows mobile 6.1

Game Changers – HTC Home

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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 be HTC Sense. It ran on windows mobile as a plug-in for the home screen and instead of displaying widgets that can be freely moved around to suit the users needs, it displayed one of 5 or 6 things on half the screen.

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MoonGBA – The Fastest GBA Emulator For Windows Mobile

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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 screen, vga screen view modes
  • Frameskip
  • *.sav files support
  • Touch controlled pad
NB The emulator does not appear to work on the HTC Kaiser.
Requires Windows Mobile 5.0 +
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TodayXLive Gives You A WP7 Feel On WM6.1+

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There are many people who argue that WM is indeed dying out slowly as most people who were developing for it have jumped ship either to Android, WP7, or even to iOS. However, for those of you still rocking this OS, you will be happy to learn that not everyone has left for green pastures and that there are still people who see the potential that this OS once had. XDA member loffactory brings that concept and tries to marry it with the most current of events by releasing TodayXLive, which is a UI replcement that will make any device sporting Windows Mobile 6.1 and up look and feel like a Windows Phone 7 device. Transitions and animations are quite smooth and are bound to give your device a renewed, minimalistic look withou. . . READ ON »

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JWMD SlideUnlock (Windows Phone 7 Style)

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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 of languages
  • suspends or turn the backlight off when unused or unlocked for n seconds

JWMD SlideUnlock is available for free – to download and for more information, head on over to the forum thr. . . READ ON »

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miROM Keyboard Collection for Windows Mobile

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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.
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Originally posted by mirolg
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HTC KEYBOARD 1.5
FIX no overlap the bottom taskbar in 6.5.x ROMs miROM_Toshiba_Keyboard.cab install, reset loo

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ToshibaStripesMenu for Windows Mobile

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Do you remember the menu used on the first Toshiba TG01 devices with Windows Mobile?, well now XDA member mirolg has ported it to work on more devices. ToshibaStripesMenu works on WM 6.1 and later and to install it, simply disable all items in the home screen, then install it, and it’s ready to use. Some members have reported some bugs on their devices and the developer is working on an updated version correcting the issues. No doubt, this is a nice home screen to have in mind.
If you like it, please let us know if it´s working or not. Your feedback is very important.

Originally posted by mirolg
ToshibaStripesMenu from last UK 6.5 ROM

ToshibaStripesMenu from last UK 6.5 ROM

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FlashGadgets for Windows Mobile Updated

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Do you remember the flash games presented by XDA member Unit ZER0 a year ago? Well, now we have some updated flash gadgets to amaze your friends. They will display better on landscape mode and you will find the old classic ones like Scanner, Nav radar, and Tactical radar, plus new amazing flash work such as Global TrakkR, a BiO D-TekkTor, so you can “Track” your friends once they give you a DNA sample, Light-Bar a light patterns for several of the most common vehicles with sound, and INCEPTION Panel with the sounds of the movie to add drama to those special moments. This gadgets will give you plenty of fun moments to play with your Windows Mobile device.
If you like them please leave some feedback.

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HeadsetService for Windows Mobile

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Perhaps the applications and development for Windows Mobile is not as active as it used to be but it´s far from dead. XDA member ExtremeGTX presents HeadsetService, -only 4KB in memory- which allows you to control your favorite music player with your wired Headset Button. Players supported by the application are Windows Media Player, Audio Manager, Core Player, Nitrogen, S2P, Touch Player (Omnia i900 SMPlayer), and Touch Player (Omnia II). The app works for devices of various resolutions using WM6.1 and later. The app features Answer incoming call, option for device to be locked, Native Code (Fast Execution) and press speed changeable, amongst many others. The developer warns that if you have an HTC Devi. . . READ ON »

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Calc HD App For Windows Mobile Updated

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Ever needed to find the cosine of an angle while you’re out and about? Worry not as XDA forum member Kation‘s Calc HD App for Windows Mobile WVGA devices has been updated.

Features of the app include –

  • Input forumla such as “(5)×√(5)×5×(√(25)-1)” and the calc will give “=100″.
  • Functions such as Sin, ArcCos, Ln.
  • Senior functions such as Abs, Ceil, Floor, Round.
  • Intelligent error checking e.g. 5xx5 or 1.2.3 not allowed.
  • Paste result to Formula.
  • Customise Sliding Sensitivity in CalcConfig.xml.
  • Special % mode.
  • Colour customisation.

Requires .Net CF 3.5 and Windows Mobile 6 or higher.

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