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orb3000 · Feb 7, 2011

Tips: Save RAM with HTC Sense – Windows Mobile

Have you ever wondered about the complexity of HTC Sense and why it is so heavy? XDA member olyloh6696 shares an interesting collection of tips that will make you save RAM and give more smoothness on your Windows Mobile home screen. The collection so far has over 20 tips such as deactivating unnecessary tabs, HTC volume control, stop switching to landscape mode, deactivate Manila dialer, amongst many others. Members have been uplifting the database to make Sense work as it...

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orb3000 · Jan 22, 2011

Interview with XDA Chef Laurentius26 – Pt. 2 final

With no more introduction, we continue with the second and last part of the interview with XDA Chef Laurentius26. First part Second part: Orb3000: After Universal times you moved and started to cook for other devices, but at the end you took your place as a well-known respected Chef for Leo. What made you decide to cook for Leo in particular? Laurentius26: Well, you skipped a step here as I cooked for Blackstone too ha-ha ;-) Both Blackstone and HD2...

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orb3000 · Jan 19, 2011

HD2 Poll: What OS Are You Using as Your Daily Driver

The HTC HD2 (Leo) has become the most multi-operating system capable device ever made. It can run it´s native Windows Mobile but also Android in SD and NAND versions, Ubuntu, Meego, Windows 98/95, and recently Windows Phone 7 as well. XDA member demaxmeister has created an interesting poll to find out what members preferences are regarding their daily preferred operating system running on Leo. The options are quite different between each other and some still have some bugs, but all...

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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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orb3000 · Jan 18, 2011

ROMHelper For HTC HD2

XDA member 96edwy presents this tool that will help you learn the process of flashing ROM´s, radios and more. The interface looks friendly and the original poster mentions that the application is really simple. For now, it is only working on the HD2 and partially on the T-Mobile version, but future updates will include more devices. This app features easy to use UI, and several tutorials both written and video.  It will become handy if you are thinking about cooking...

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orb3000 · Jan 15, 2011

Interview with XDA Chef Laurentius26 – Pt. 1

For those new members on xda-developers, perhaps you don´t know about the work of XDA member Laurentius26. He has over 5 years of cooking experience for several devices. He started cooking for the Universal and worked together with XDA member Beasty. Their joint efforts were very important to pull Universal into Windows Mobile 6 and later 6.1. After that, some newer Chefs continued the work of Laurentius26, who had moved on to cook for the HD2. Orb3000: Hi Laurentius26, thanks a lot...

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orb3000 · Jan 13, 2011

Super Game Pack 10 In One – Windows Mobile

Who doesn´t remember the good ol´ arcade games? Now, many all time favorites have been included in a great game package presented by XDA member adem44. The set includes classic titles such as Pisces, Bowling, Freecell2, MasaTopu, Minefield, and Duck Hunt amongst many more. The developer mentions it´s working on Windows Mobile devices with VGA resolutions only. We always suggest you to leave feedback. Originally posted by adem44 10 Units in one game in a single setup Link renewed. Most like...

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orb3000 · Jan 5, 2011

CHTSLoco – Shows Location in CHT for WM

XDA member MichelDiamond presents this interesting add on for your Windows Mobile device that will let you have your updated GPS location in Cookie Home Tab 2 by detecting via GSM-CellTowers. This probably will be on your device already but if  it´s not, it is worth to have. The developer mentions that no additional battery drain in Lookup mode since cell towers don't need a GPS or Internet Connection to get these numbers. Working only for GSM devices using CHT2....

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orb3000 · Jan 4, 2011

Theme The Matrix for WM

The well known movie of The Matrix makes its way to your Windows Mobile device. XDA member sponge_worthy presents this full theme for Sense with Cookie Home Tab 2, psShutXP, S2U2, and Thumbcal with dialer and wallpapers included. This was tested on the Rhodium but should work on any WVGA device with an exception on the dialer, which is having some bugs in other devices. We know MS is trying to kill WM but there are still many members using...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 28, 2010

New Version of XDAFacebook App for WM Released – Now With Places!

If you are a Facebook socialite and cannot be without reading everything about your friends, XDA member joe_coolish has a fix for your addiction. XDAFacebook for Windows Mobile has been updated to version 4.5, which brings in a very interesting new functionality, unique to this app (in Windows Mobile, that is). Places/Checkins will allow you not only to share your thoughts and pictures but also your location worldwide. The app makes use of the GPS features in your device (if...

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orb3000 · Dec 28, 2010

AndroidLock for HTC Leo (HD2)

If you have an HTC Leo but don´t have an Android ROM on it, maybe you would like to have a different lock screen with an Android style. XDA member Zephnath presents AndroidLock, this application will let you have useful information on your locked screen with a different look. The updated version 1.3 includes some new features and fixes like added support for Energy Roms, support for all HD2 ROMs, fixed appointments list going off screen, refined the slider images...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 28, 2010

Ubuntu 0.3 for HD2 Released

The wait is finally over. XDA member dcordes, who is famous for bringing (along with a group of other devs) Android and Ubuntu to your HD2, has finally released the next version of his Ubuntu port for the aforementioned device. This has been several months in the making and because of one thing or the next, the project always got pushed to the side. However, it seems that this build has finally seen the light of day. This new release...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 21, 2010

Windows Phone 7 Start Menu for WM 6.5.X

XDA member efsane has closed the gap between WP7 and WM6.5.x a bit further thanks to this little mod for WVGA devices using the older OS. The dev has cabbed a very nice mod to make the stock Start menu of 6.5.x look and feel like that of WP7. The mod seems relatively simple to apply as it is not really an app but rather a tweak in some of the cpr files present in Windows Mobile. Also, he has provided...

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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 · Dec 16, 2010

Buuf Full Theme for WM

Here's a funny and original theme for your Windows Mobile device. XDA member sponge_worthy presents his development based on Buuf theme for Cookie Home Tab 2 that includes a set of icons for the task bar, a skin for the dialer and a Sense icons package. This theme is like a cartoon with a great design that will completely change and renew the look of your device. If you have kids, beware as this work will be loved by them....

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orb3000 · Dec 16, 2010

CHT Christmas Theme and Widget for WM

Are you feeling touched by the upcoming season? Perhaps, you may want to have something that reflects Christmas on your Windows Mobile device. If so, XDA member Dunc001 prepared a nice theme for Cookie Home Tab. The full theme includes CHT Comm Toggles - Airplane, Wifi, Blue-tooth, Phone, Silent, Vibrate, CHT Notification Icons incl Voice mail now, CHT HD Mini Lock-screen - Snowman lock slider, slider notification icons, email and SMS widget skins, dSign Clock v1.2 LE including Christmas layout...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 14, 2010

ROM Customization for WM – FoddTweak

Well, we don't talk about cooking as much as we probably should, so here goes a little something for all the WM chefs out there. XDA member arealityfarbetween just released an app to allow users for his roms to do tweaks of that are otherwise hard to accomplish. The app is written in Mortscript and basically affects registry settings and a few other things at this point. For instance, the app can help with the removal of certain icons in order...

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orb3000 · Dec 10, 2010

SPB Theme DROID PRO+ 2 for WM

XDA member DOC3000 presents an update to this great Android based theme for your Windows Mobile device using SPB, which includes weather icons and a backgrounds pack. The theme features menu bars manager, contacts button manager, middle button manager and task manager button, just to mention some. The latest update fixes some problems such as vertical lines on the Menu bars, date widget, 3D SMS and Email viewers, amongst others. Working on WM WVGA, VGA, QVGA and WQVGA resolutions. Originally posted...

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orb3000 · Dec 10, 2010

Theme Mix & Match for WM

This is a new and fresh theme for changing the home screen of your Windows Mobile device using Cookie Home Tab 2. XDA member manalas presents Mix & Match themes with a complete series of options to fully customize your device including: SoftKeys, toggle switches, notification icons, analog/digital Clock and Windows lock scren. The developer worked to the last detail to bring a great UI grpahics which were fully tested on Energy ROM´s but should work on any other WVGA...

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egzthunder1 · Dec 3, 2010

Updated CHTScheduler for WM

Just when you thought that Sense couldn't get any better after CHT, you get something like this. XDA member MichelDiamond has updated this wonderful application to allow your CHT (Cookie Home Tab) as well as several other things in your device, change in a pre-defined schedule. This newer version of the program focuses on fixing all of the previously present bugs, on top of the addition of certain functionality to the device. Things like toggles and foregrounds have been added...

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