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nqnguyen2 · Aug 19, 2010

Tetra Master Game Update

XDA member zyphuris55 released an update for this nostalgic mini-game found in the popular role-playing game Final Fantasy IX. This card game consists of cards that depict various characters with values on them, whereby the values on the card determine the winner. Originally written by zyphuris55 Updates: v0.79.7 Added Wager window (cards only) Added ability to queue duels Added the feature for "Skilled" and "Random" wager skill levels fixed re-duel option removed the "free money" glitch Currently working on: menu for...

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orb3000 · Aug 19, 2010

Consult your Balance with Dynamic Operator Name for WM

Are you worried about your monthly balance and will like to continuosly monitor it in an easy way? This useful application presented by XDA member -=(Kad)=- will let you monitor your current balance using USSD on your Windows Mobile device, so you don´t need to consult your carrier´s bill anymore. Running on WM 6 and up this application needs .Net 3.5+ to work properly. The developer translated the app to English and also you can find it in Russian. Originally...

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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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orb3000 · Aug 16, 2010

Salat (Prayer) Reminder – SMS

XDA member heart_crafter presents Salat Prayer for Windows Mobile devices. This application will let you get reminders not only for you, but also for your friends sending them an SMS at the pre scheduled time. These reminders can be set as an appointment, so that the application is not continuously running on the background, which is great if you don´t want to worry about battery consumption. Tested on Leo, Rhodium, Herald and other devices, this application should work on any...

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egzthunder1 · Aug 6, 2010

Old School Football Manager for WM

Many people nowadays are getting nostalgic and want to relive their youth and childhood memories through technology. This has fueled many devs to port old style games from arcades, consoles like the SNES and GameBoy, even from the PC (Doom, Quake, among others). XDA member sesonet decided that he wanted to re-create a game that used to exist for the Commodore 64 (C64). Football Manager allows you to control pretty much every aspect of managing your team and making sure...

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orb3000 · Aug 6, 2010

PalmHeroes for WM – Now Free

XDA member pupakota wrote about this famous game, now available for free for Windows Mobile devices. Working on WM 6 and up this game can be played vs computer or play on line with another players. Graphics are working quite smooth on HTC Leo, but it works well on Raphael as well. Originally posted by pupakota PalmHeroes is free now... Game's ppc response for pc HOMM(1-3). Today, it became freeware... For some, it may be good info, for me it...

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orb3000 · Aug 4, 2010

Hit the Kitty for WM

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...

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mic_888 · Jul 28, 2010

mySquare – A Foursquare Client for WM

Windows Mobile device owners who are fans of Foursquare will soon have an alternative to the current WinMoSquare app available, as XDA forum member junalmeida is at the final stages of releasing a beta of mySquare. Features of mySquare include: Using your location to find out nearby places See your friends latest check-ins View tips of places Share you experience with others Explore Foursquare and earn points and badges Use GPS or network fix Integrated with Google Maps mySquare is...

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orb3000 · Jul 28, 2010

Sense Hero Theme for Smartphones

For those members using QVGA devices with non touch screen, this great theme presented by XDA member gtg465x will be of your liking. Based on the Hero Sense, this new UI will completely change your WM home screen and will make your WM look like Android. Everything is working on it, including weather panel as the developer wrote it from scratch. Working for Windows Mobile Standard 6.1 or 6.5. Please leave feedback so developer can fix any bugs found. Originally...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 27, 2010

Run Programs by Name with WinMoRun

While there are a few ways to run applications in Windows Mobile, many people have always missed the good old fashioned Start>Run in Windows. XDA member theq86 has just released the first version of his program, which basically cures your nostalgia. It is a run tool that allows you to start any application installed on your device by typing its name. This is particularly useful for when the app in question has no icons or shortcuts. The app currently works...

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orb3000 · Jul 25, 2010

JSPA Program Manager for WM

Another great option to manage your programs (shortcut links) is presented by XDA member Nullstring. The updated version now supports VGA and QVGA resolutions for Windows Mobile devices equipped with screen orientation awareness. Navigate, move, copy, rename, delete, and create new folders are some of the options you have available in this application. Originally posted by Nullstring [APP]JSPA Program Manager 3.1 for Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.5 JSPA Program Manager allows you to manage your programs(shortcut links) in start menu...

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WenWM · Jul 20, 2010

Birthday Cake For That Lucky One

It's that time of the year again, when you are home alone for your birthday. Well, do not worry because your Windows Phone has prepared a cake for you to blow out the candles when the time comes, because that is just how much it loves you and how much you should love it. To make it work, you simply need to blow into your device's microphone and the candles go out when you apply enough air. Inspired by the...

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orb3000 · Jul 19, 2010

Application Launcher: AppGrouper

For Windows Mobile devices still using WM6 or 6.1, XDA member MacDegger presents this app launcher as an alternative to the scroll list ones. You have the chance to put in your preferred background. Designed with simple graphics, this tool will let you organize your most used programs. This tool was tested on Blackstone but should work for other WVGA resolution devices as well. Originally posted by MacDegger [APP][2010/07/02]AppGrouper, a simple catagorised app launcher Hi! I'm a longtime lurker, ever...

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orb3000 · Jul 13, 2010

Tiger Woods Game

Bored from your last meeting? Do you have some spare time before the next one? Then, it´s time for a fast funny game since XDA member zarpy presents us with this game for devices with WVGA and VGA resolutions running on Windows Mobile. Using your stylus to control movements, you play as Tiger Woods running away from ladies trying to get his money. The objective is to reach the golf ball so you can advance in levels. The game has...

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WenWM · Jul 12, 2010

Old Pandora App For Reference

Finding a Pandora app for a Windows Phone is as hard is Apple making the most perfect phone, so I thought I should post this for your reference. Pandora has said before that they are jumping off of the Windows Phone ship, and hitting up Android, WebOS, and just about every other OS, but you can still us their old application. The application was made available late last year by XDA member krook6023 and as time went by, the software...

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Ben Elliott · Jul 8, 2010

Tetra Master for Windows Mobile

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...

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Ben Elliott · Jul 7, 2010

Facebook Chat for Windows Mobile Updated to v2.3.6

The ever-growing, ever-changing nature of Facebook, the world's most popular social networking site, means that developers of associated applications have to release updates very often. One such app, Facebook Instant Messenger for Windows Mobile, has recently been refined to encompass the most recent additions to the website. Although the changes are fairly minor, the constant developing attention focussed by XDA member blutz upon the application and the usefulness of the program itself make it worth taking a look at. Originally designed...

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Ben Elliott · Jun 26, 2010

Finger Friendly Bible App Updated to v0.5

XDA member lagbaja's Bible reading application for Windows Phones has gained many followers due to its ease of use and the fact that it's absolutely free, unlike many of its competitors. Recently, the app was updated to version 0.5, and while still in its beta stages of development, it is now noticeably more stable and feature-rich than its original release. The Finger-friendly Bible App offers a very convenient solution to the problem of having to carry a several-thousand page book around...

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Ben Elliott · Jun 25, 2010

Learn How to Edit HTC Sense

Due to the increasing number of HTC devices running the newest builds of HTC's Sense interface, many themes and modifications have recently become a very popular part of the site. With respect to themes, there are massive projects which now spawned multiple applications such as GTX Sense, along with smaller, intricate, and well-finished projects such as the Fallout theme. Mods include Co0kie's Home Tab and MaxSense, and I am sure many of you are familiar with those. So, what actually...

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mic_888 · Jun 25, 2010

ShellSwitcher for Winmo

If you own a Windows Mobile device and prefer to use a shell system, but like to mix it up for a bit of variety, ShellSwitcher could be the app for you. XDA forum member s_v_l recently updated his ShellSwitcher app to to version 1.0.3. The app is a system utility, which allows you to easily switch between shells, including the ever popular SPB Mobile Shell, Touch Flo 3D, HTC Sense, PointUI Home 2, plus others. Originally posted by s_v_l: ShellSwitcher...

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