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orb3000 · Apr 1, 2011

Fim – Facebook App for Windows Mobile Updated

Not all articles refers to WP7 and Android, as an example we have an update of Fim by XDA member blutz. Fim is an enhanced Facebook application for your Windows Mobile device that will let you have more control and options than other versions. The latest version features a CHome plugin for Windows Mobile 6.5 and up, chat, status feed, notifications & new messages indicators, picture and video uploads directly from your device, integrated m.facebook.com browser, and more. This is...

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orb3000 · Mar 30, 2011

New Phone Canvas Working in Landscape for HD2 – Windows Mobile

If you are a lucky owner of the last Windows Mobile device, the powerful HD2, this will be of your liking. XDA member Laurentius26, who is well know for his ROMs on several devices, has managed to add landscape and auto rotate support for phone canvas. Currently in beta version, the dialer still has some minor bugs to be fixed but it´s fully usable. The developer credits to Ultrashot and Cracing as this was a team work. Step in and leave...

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egzthunder1 · Mar 30, 2011

F1 2011 Available Now for Windows Mobile

Having up to date information at your fingertips is one of the main driving forces behind having devices like the one we normally carry. As such, RSS feeds, social networking, e-mail, and other activities have taken deep roots in the way we interact with our devices as all these provide the information that we need, when we need it. The same concept holds true for sports fans across the globe. Whether it is soccer, rugby, or any sports that has...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 23, 2011

Customize Your Start Menu With JWMD Armids for Windows Mobile 6.5 and 6.5.x

Have you ever wanted to change the number of columns in the Windows Mobile 6.5 or 6.5.x Start Menu? Luckily, XDA forum member Nullstring is one step ahead of you! Using his application, you can now freely change the number of columns from 1 through 5 in the blink of an eye. And that's not all: In the words of the developer: Ever want to change the number of columns in your Windows Mobile 6.5/x Start Menu without doing a...

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TheRomMistress · Mar 21, 2011

SimClock Widget For CHT2

With the introduction of the Android platform, Windows Mobile seems to be fading away. If you have an HD2 running Android, you probably remember the days of using Cookies Home Tab to spice up your Windows Mobile experience. XDA members Nordpolcamper & Dunc001 have not forgotten the WinMo community and have continued the development of CHT Widgets, bringing users SimClock. Originally posted by Nordpolcamper The SimClock Widget comes in 4 Layouts. These Layouts define the appearance of the Date text. That alone...

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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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egzthunder1 · Mar 16, 2011

Show Your Team Spirit With NFL Dialpad Skins for your WVGA Windows Mobile Device

We love our hobbies, whether it be sports, electronics, or both. What better way to show the combined loved than by merging one into the other? XDA member lnando84 shares his creations for all NFL fans out there. The dialer skins feature your favorite NFL team logo in the background as well as re-designed number buttons to match the style. These are only good for WVGA devices like the HD2 and Touch pro 2, running Windows Mobile 6.5 and up....

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mic_888 · Mar 7, 2011

WinDroid- GingerBread Taskbar, Keyboard And Dialer For HD2

If you're a fan of the Android look on the HD2, but you're not really sure you want to take the leap and put Android on your device, why not try out XDA member MrBeOTP2 Android look on your beloved phone first? The XDA member has taken the refined look from Android's latest sweet, Gingerbread, and applied it to the Windows Mobile taskbar, keyboard and dialer forming part of the Windroid series of themes. The cab files are compatible with...

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orb3000 · Mar 3, 2011

ToshibaStripesMenu for Windows Mobile

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...

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orb3000 · Mar 2, 2011

Tutorial: How to Make or Edit CHT Widgets for Windows Mobile

How about a Windows Mobile article for a change? XDA member poyensa posted a great tutorial explaining how to create or edit any Cookie Home Tab 2.0 widget. Basically, the original poster compiled the how to´s including quotes from developers but on a simpler way to understand the whole process of editing/creating widgets. The guide also includes an extensive, and very well documented, way to solve most common problems. You will find a section where you can create your own...

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orb3000 · Mar 2, 2011

FlashGadgets for Windows Mobile Updated

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...

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orb3000 · Mar 1, 2011

HeadsetService for Windows Mobile

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...

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orb3000 · Feb 21, 2011

Update – ActionScreen With Landscape Support for Windows Mobile

Still using the wonderful Windows Mobile? Then, you may remember ActionScreen. XDA member Skrobel was tired of the lack of support for landscape, so he decided to develop a 12-icon ActionScreen that supported that orientation. The latest version has a fixed SW_MINIMIZE, so that the app minimizes instead of going to the background. Moreover, it now supports non-Sense interfaces (Today Screen and Titanium tested). Working on WVGA resolutions only. Please leave feedback for the developer. Originally posted by Skrobel [APP][13.02.2011]ActionScreen...

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orb3000 · Feb 21, 2011

SendMyLocation for Windows Mobile

Our dear friend and XDA member oldsap just updated this great application for your Windows Mobile device. With SendMyLocation, you will be able to send SMS sharing your actual position based on your GPS information. The latest version has an added option to send information as email as well as more interval time options. The developer has tested this on a HTC Diamond 2 and should work on similar resolution devices. Please let us know if it works by leaving...

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orb3000 · Feb 19, 2011

Theme – Purity for Sense for Windows Mobile

Probably one of the most colorful original themes for your Windows mobile. This theme, known as Purity by XDA member Lunie is a good option if you are one of the WM lovers around and use s2u2. Working only for Cookie Home Tab 2.0 with Windows Mobile 6.5 and up for WVGA resolutions and sense build 2016 and superior. No doubt a good option to have in mind if you are looking for an original high quality theme. Originally posted...

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orb3000 · Feb 15, 2011

Android 2.3 & 3.0 Lockscreens for Windows Mobile

Here's a good way to start off the week. Many of our more than 3 million members still are using Windows Mobile 6.5 as they main operating system and some Chefs and developers are still on that boat, making interesting applications/themes/skins/etc. XDA member Wajk presents Android GingerLock 2.3 and HoneyLock3 lock screens for your WVGA device. Both are capable of displaying time, date, agenda, and missed calls. Choose your style and leave your comments!. Originally posted by Wajk [WVGA][febr.12 '11]Android 2.3...

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orb3000 · Feb 14, 2011

HTC Peep Security Update for Windows Mobile

A few days ago we published an article on the Portal regarding HTC Peep Vulnerability. Well, today we have an update thanks to XDA member cajunflavoredbob who posted a series of .cabs. The developer pulled files apart and recompiled again with the help of XDA member JVH3 changing the way the Twitter Tab (HTC Peep) authenticates your user account. They should work on Windows Mobile 6.5, 6.5.x, and perhaps also on 6.1 but you need to have Sense 2.5 on...

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orb3000 · Feb 11, 2011

Windows Mobile VoIP SIP Updated

XDA member dhillonbros presents his updated VoIP SIP application for your Windows Mobile. You can use it to make calls via GPRS or WIFI taking advantage of the free options. The latest version now supports all major codec´s such as G.711 a-law, G.711 u-law, GSM codec, etc. Working on WM 6.1 and 6.5, this app needs to be installed on your main memory to work properly. The developer has tested it on the Blackstone, Leo, Omnia II, Glofiish M700, Rhodium...

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orb3000 · Feb 10, 2011

Facebook Outlook Sync for Windows Mobile

Are you still in love with Windows Mobile? This useful application, developed by XDA member JVH3 will let you add the Facebook pics to Outlook contacts on your device as the HTC UI only adds the pictures to your contacts but not in outlook. The latest version is fully skinnable and the images now fill the whole space. You need to have Sense 2.5 for this app to work. The developer recommends to make sure you sync with Facebook before...

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orb3000 · Feb 8, 2011

Game: Free Dead Space Survivor – Windows Mobile

XDA member zarpy presents this simple funny game for your Windows Mobile device. Free Dead Space is a classic game in where you need to maintain yourself alive when trapped on a space station until help comes to get you. Get ranks and advance on the levels gaining points but beware, enemies will come to you faster and faster every level. These are some tips recommended by the developer: 1) When the enemies land on the ground they move towards...

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