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egzthunder1 · Nov 2, 2011

Well-Note For Windows Mobile

We like to feature Windows Mobile apps from time to time on our Portal. After all, they are precursors of what we have today on most devices. Note taking apps has been a primordial breed of apps that has spawned countless variants of itself across all known platforms. Many vary in style, design, and functionality, and this one that was created by XDA Recognized Developer TangoChen seems to somewhat fuse newer styles with older technology. Well-Note for Windows Mobile is a Windows...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 20, 2011

Square Menu Array For Windows Mobile

It seems that lately we have seen a surge in activity from what was believed to be a dying area on XDA, Windows Mobile. If you have ever wanted to get rid of the weird arrangement of icons on the start menu for 6.5.x Roms, XDA Recognized Developer ultrashot has something that you will likely enjoy. This does not require you to install any third party launcher or anything of that sort, it is a plain and simple mod to the...

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azrienoch · Aug 25, 2011

A Tribute to the HTC HD2 – Part One

The HTC HD2 is the most developed device in the history of XDA-Developers.  Over 1 million posts on more than 45 thousand threads across 17 sub-forums covering five operating systems, the HD2 remains in the top 25 most active devices on XDA almost two years after its release. Its success spoke to all manufacturers about what a smartphone should be like. I sat down with a friend’s HD2 to hear its story.  I asked about where it came from, the struggles...

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orb3000 · Jul 10, 2011

dV2t Translator for Windows Mobile Updated

Last year, XDA member doanvanvinhtho showed us the first release of dV2t Translator for Windows Mobile devices. Since then, the dev has released version 5 which includes some visual changes and some extra functionality such as: - Text-To-Speech) - Auto-detect language - Undo, Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, Select All It also supports the using of the interface "Sense HTC's UI Look 'n Feel", which enhances the look of the application. As all Windows Mobile stuff used to be, you can find the...

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orb3000 · Jul 1, 2011

XTask for Windows Mobile Updated

If you think Windows Mobile is dead, you are far from the truth. WM still the second most used operating system amongst our members and because of that, we still see a lot of development around. XDA member soma900 presents the latest update of XTask, a great RAM cleaning system that features the option to switch windows, close tasks or system process, rotate screen orientation, automatic fix the bottom tool bar overlay in WM6.5.x, automatic change X-botton to close, automatic...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 1, 2011

Still Switching NRG Roms In Your WM And Hate Going Through Configuration Every Time? Read On…

Most of you Windows Mobile ex users (and current ones) have likely flashed your device a few times over (else, you'd likely not be in this site). One of the most annoying things about flashing roms is the fact that you must reconfigure your settings, re-install everything is nothing short of a pain. There are various methods out there to automatically reconfigure your phone post flashing such as Sashimi, XDA_UC, and a few others. However, XDA Recognized Developer M3PH decided to...

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orb3000 · May 30, 2011

SuperMarioBros Run for Windows Mobile

Not all in our mobile life is about Android or WP7. Even though Windows Mobile is no longer people's favorite OS, we have thousands of members who still love it. For them, XDA member zarpy presents SuperMarioBros game. You can move along the levels by making Mario jump taping anywhere on your screen, the game is same as the one you used to play many years ago...collect coins, stomp on goombas and turtles, and continue trough levels. Only for WVGA....

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egzthunder1 · May 26, 2011

Port-A-Droid Makes Running and Testing Android Builds a Breeze

The now aging HTC HD2 is still considered by many to be one of the best devices to come out from HTC. Its incomparable versatility (thanks to the efforts of countless people) allows a user to switch between most widely used OS systems including its native Windows Mobile, Android, Windows Phone 7, Ubuntu, MeeGo, and more.  On top of that, in order to run Android you have several different methods of accomplishing this task, and one of them is by...

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egzthunder1 · May 21, 2011

TodayXLive Gives You A WP7 Feel On WM6.1+

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...

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orb3000 · May 13, 2011

SuperMeatBoy: Saws of Death for Windows Mobile

If you are tired with so many Google-Android news, heres a breather. Our friend, XDA member zarpy presents another option on his series of simple graphic games for Windows Mobile. Just think of SuperMeatBoy:Saws of Death as a crossover between any classic Nintendo/Sega 2D platforming game. This is not your typical new video game, where everything is based on how well a polygon or a pixel looks. This game goes back to basics and brings you back to a 2D...

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Will Verduzco · May 10, 2011

Supergames Mobile Brights Finger-Friendly Flash Fun to your Windows Mobile Phone

Have you been hoping for a finger-friendly way to get your favorite flash games in one place? Look no further, as XDA forum member Proteusmega has exactly what you're after with Supergames Mobile. This Windows Mobile app serves a graphical front end to access all of your locally stored .swf files. I've created a little app to play flash games on WM devices. With Supergames Mobile you can made your flash games collection simply. Features: Finger friendly Portrait and Landscape mode...

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orb3000 · Apr 30, 2011

Angry Birds Option for Windows Mobile

Ok, this is nothing similar in graphics to the original game but it´s a first attempt to have an action game for our Windows Mobile devices. XDA member zarpy presents Angry Birds Windows Mobile Adventure, a simple graphics side-scrolling where you play as the red bird. The goal is to avoid the pigs and collect the birds, if you can survive collecting 100 birds you get to see the ending. No doubt a fun game worth trying, only for WVGA...

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Ben Elliott · Apr 29, 2011

Tiny Wings Bounce Lets Your Windows Mobile Device Take Flight

Although many of the site's games developers have now turned to Android when planning their latest releases, there are still some going strong on the Windows Mobile front. One such developer, XDA member zarpy, has recently released a brand new game for the platform - Tiny Wings Bounce. The addictive adventure sees you in control of a bird who's too fat to fly properly, and instead relies on its ability to bounce in order to get around. Tiny Wings Bounce was...

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orb3000 · Apr 19, 2011

PocketMusic GTX Skin for Windows Mobile

Do you still have good old Windows Mobile in your device? Then you must know about the GTX UI. XDA member devil-strike presents a skin for your PocketMusic with all the black and white style of GTX. Working on WM 6.5 and if you have WM6.5.x, there is a fix so you can use it as well. Installation is quite easy and landscape support is included. Please leave your feedback for the developer, so future versions can improve. Originally posted...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 15, 2011

Give Your Windows Mobile Device a Taste of Easter

Whether you have religious motives or not to celebrate Easter, one can only help but to wonder what to do in order to get into the whole spirit, particularly if you have children. Well, if that was the case, your prayers have been heard because XDA member lnando84 has prepared a theme for Sense for Windows Mobile devices equipped with Cookie's Home Tab 2.0. The theme includes Easter eggs for the different icons, bunnies, and as much candy and chocolate...

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orb3000 · Apr 14, 2011

RapidRead for Windows Mobile Updated

We have many applications for reading your favorite forums (meaning: XDA ;)), but what about our dear old friend Windows Mobile? XDA member TeDeV has updated the forum reading app RapidRead, which has been downloaded by more than 2000 members so far. The latest beta version fixes some minor bugs and adds the option to login and post, favorites don't get duplicated anymore, and the beta period extends to 1/6/2011. Working on WM 6.5.x. The developer is looking for members...

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orb3000 · Apr 11, 2011

Theme Lacuna v2.0 for Windows Mobile

Do you still use Windows Mobile as your main platform? Then, it´s time for a new look on your device and all you need to have is Throttle Launcher. XDA member Trekfan422991 presents Lacuna, an interesting minimal style theme that will change the look of your home screen. At the moment, it´s only available for WVGA and WQVGA resolutions but the developer mentions that future versions will include QVGA and VGA as well. You can also find two animated boot...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 7, 2011

New Version of Touch Tools for Windows Mobile Now Available

There are several tweaks and mods for the powerhouse also known as the HTC HD2. However, one of the most popular ones (aside from CHT) is Touch Tools, which just happened to receive a much deserved update. XDA member lyriquidperfection has just released a new set of tools that will allow the user to apply, in a rather simple manner, many tweaks and mods to the Windows Mobile platform, most of which are only accessible via registry. Some of the...

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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 · Apr 1, 2011

ROM with HQ Youtube for Touch Pro 2 -Windows Mobile

If you have a Rhodium, you must be aware of the lack of HD quality on Youtube. Well, now thanks to XDA member Wild Child that problem is fixed. We normally do not cover ROMs on our articles but this time due to the importance of the fix included on the developer´s work, we thought it would be worth pointing it out. Four different ROM´s can be found on the original thread and all of them having HD Youtube fixed....

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