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WenWM · Mar 20, 2010

Transparent Sotfkeys and Task Bars

The look of Windows Mobile is the most customizable of them all, and this new tweaks keeps your device's look throughout. This is not a very unique tweak, but it is a very nice one. It changes both bottom and top bar's code to an invisible look. It was created just two days ago by a member that goes by the name Ham3r. Transparency Value We can adjust transparency from 0x00 to 0xFF, where 0x00 is a maximum transparency (shell...

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mic_888 · Mar 17, 2010

Use your Google Voice account with iDialer dialpad

First released back in September 2008 by XDA member supbro, iDialer v0.53 provides the functionality to call from your Google Voice account direct from the dialpad on your Windows Mobile device.  The dialpad is a clone of the much loved iPhone dialer and is fully skinnable. Compatible with QVGA, VGA, HVGA and WVGA (upscaled) on touchscreen and non touchscreen devices (pocketpc and smartphones),  iDialer is compatible with WM6 ,6.1 and 6.5.  At the time of writing, compatibility with WM6.5.3. is...

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wingman1487 · Mar 17, 2010

Control Your Windows 6.5.x X Button

Still in the beta stages the application created by XDA's own xtep is an amazing add-on to your Windows Mobile 6.5.x device.  If you, like me, are a little upset that Microsoft has taken the memory management control into their own hands then this is definitely worth taking a look at.  Not only is the control of the X button yours again, but so are some other very useful features.  And with the help of scarecrow420 it now has a nice...

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WenWM · Mar 14, 2010

TCPMP Build .72B Skinned

Lately TCPMP has been receiving a lot of help when it comes to design, and this is another skin for it. The skin has been made recently by bimbam69, he's currently working on many different TCPMP builds, to get the right look for all. This theme, as you can see is an Iphone look. The theme takes a lot from Apple's design, not everyone likes that design, but if you're someone that does, this might be the theme for you....

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WenWM · Mar 12, 2010

cleanRAM v1.9.9 Available

CleanRAM, is one of the best applications for Windows Mobile devices with low RAM. The application can clean up the wasted RAM in your device and give you more room for applications to be open. In the new update, the developer brought some very nice new features and enhancements. Originally posted by ronenpg Features: GUI cleaning supported (tested on: TouchFLO3D, HTC Sense ,SPB Mobile Shell, Windows Mobile 6.5 today screen) There are 3 levels of cleaning + personally customized processes...

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WenWM · Mar 11, 2010

SPB Shell 3.5 Costume Widget List updated

SPB shell is a very popular User Interface for the Windows Mobile world and soon the Android world. It allows for easy task switching, app opening and many widgets. Vostradamus has put together a list, which recently received an update. The list consists of many different widgets that can all work with your SPB App. If you have been looking for something new, this could help you bring a new look to your device. Originally posted by Vostradamus ChangeLog: (08...

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Noonski · Mar 9, 2010

ArkSwitch 1.2 Need’s You!

For those that remember our previous post on ArkSwitch, I don't need to tell you it's a great finger friendly task-manager for Windows Mobile 6.5.1 and up. For those that didn't know this yet, now you know. User ArkTronic has been busy with ArkSwitch adding a few important updates. Most notably is the new support for skinning. So if you're the kind of person that has some Photo-shopping skills, head on over to the thread to start submitting your own...

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WenWM · Mar 9, 2010

Throttle Launcher Returns

Throttle Launcher is one of the very popular applications that have made their name known in the Windows Mobile world, and now its back! The application has gone without updates for quite some time now, and we now know why. The application hasn't been released yet, but the post contains a very detailed video showing the newly found speed and stability that comes from the new UI. The best part about the whole thing is, the app does not loss...

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WenWM · Mar 8, 2010

BattLineSvc V2 Battery Status Indicator

The Windows Mobile world is all about making things easier, this new application allows you to easily view the battery level left. The application is called BattLineSvc, it's a simple app that uses a green strip to indicate the amount of battery life available. This might seem like a waste of time to some, but could be very useful to people that want to see the available battery life in one glance. Originally posted by thx1200 You've seen these before...

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WenWM · Mar 8, 2010

HTC Ebook Reader Extracted To Stand Alone CAB

HTC is certainly one of the market leaders where innovation is concerned. Their newest builds of Sense contained an Ebook reader which was recently extracted as a stand alone application. The extraction was accomplished by indagroove, and he has managed to get the application working like it would on the HD2 T-Mobile edition. Originally posted by indagroove I've seen many people asking for a way to add the HTC eReader tab to their existing Manila, and while this is possible...

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Noonski · Mar 2, 2010

BattLineSvc V1 / Battery Indicator Line in Title Bar

A battery indicator line is nothing new, these have been around since before Windows Mobile 2003 SE, but most of these run as a process. Back in the days when all you got was Windows Mobile that wouldn't have been much of a problem. But today, there's more simultaneous processes running, using a lot of the 32 available slots for processes. User thx1200's BattLineSvc Battery Indicator Line runs as a service, keeping an extra slot available for an application or...

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Noonski · Mar 2, 2010

Dusk Green & Blue Taskbar for WM6.5.x & 6.5

Tacchan23 has made a variation of grzegorz10's dusk theme. This taskbar theme replaces a lot of system default icons with icons that make better use of VGA resolutions. Besides replacing default icons, other third party software icons also get a facelift, like the ones for the HTC volume, MMS and GPS. Originally posted by tacchan23 I decided to modify my favourite taskbar, the Dusk Taskbar by grzegorz10 for my personal use (mostly I wanted to change the battery to show...

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Noonski · Feb 26, 2010

Change All Fonts In WM6.5.x!

MysticGenius has started a thread to collect different fonts to replace the default font in a lot of applications on Windows Mobile 6.5.x Builds. To start off, MysticGenius already supplies one nice new font and other users have joined in  and submitted other new fonts. Enjoy getting yourself a new font or suggest one! Originally Posted by MysticGenius When I had a Diamond I used to use Brian's themes. I really liked his system font, so I decided to update...

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WenWM · Feb 23, 2010

Microsoft Facebook V1.2 CAB Now Available

Facebook is the largest social network in the world, naturally Microsoft created an application for it. This application recently received an update, the updated version has been made available in the app store on February 19th. Now a CAB is available for everyone due to the effort by one of our members. Originally posted by Drakkner Hey guys, A new version of Microsoft Facebook 1.2 is available on the Marketplace; Here you can find attached the CAB file (1.2 a.k.a....

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Noonski · Feb 17, 2010

Android Taskbars Updated to V3

"I want Windows Mobile 6.1", "I want Android" or "No I want Windows Mobile 6.5.x" More and more we're seeing small personality disorders developing for Windows Phones, they can be either Windows Mobile or Android  and they even can be both these days. In the case of Dark Ninja's solution, your phone can be a Windows Mobile with some Android eye candy. Dark Ninja has made a few Taskbar Themes that don't necessarily bring any sanity to the Windows Mobile...

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WenWM · Feb 15, 2010

SocialSync a Facebook Sync Utility

Facebook is the largest social network in the world, and one thing that makes it special is the ability to save your number and information on it so that it can be used by 3rd party software, like SocialSync 0.1 by binary64, to update your information in Pocket Outlook. Originally Posted by binary64 Imports (one-way synchonization) your Facebook contacts to your Pocket Outlook. Supports the following sync mappings: Facebook super-sized profile pic --> Outlook Picture Facebook Full Name --> Outlook's...

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Noonski · Feb 12, 2010

JWMD Icon Changer V2.6b for Windows Mobile 6.5

Flashing a modified ROM can be refreshing when you're bored of the same look of your device. But some enjoy their Windows Phone even more when they can customise it further the way they like it. Originally Posted by Nullstring Features: - Changing/Removing the Icon - Can create New Folder - Saving/Loading Themes - Sorting Start Menu Programs - Register shortcut files - Changing the Animated Bootup Screen (the 2nd bootup screen) - Changing Microsoft Bootup Screen (the 3rd bootup...

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WenWM · Feb 12, 2010

Use MySearch for Location-Based Search

Location based search is becoming more and more popular due to Google's Goggles and other services, and this one seems to do the same by taking your information and putting it together with your search term and get you a better result. Originally Posted by Sleuth255 mySearch is a location aware search application that uses Microsoft Bing to return results based on your current position. Just enter in your search term and press the search button to return location specific...

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Noonski · Feb 12, 2010

Livven SimpleGloss Themes for WM 6.5/6.5.1/6.5.3 SENSE/GLASS

One of the nicest Features for the latest Windows Mobile Builds 6.5.X builds is that you can customize more of the user interface then was previously possible. User Livven has made a collection of Themes and Taskbars to modify the default look on these new and soon to be official builds. Originally Posted by Livven: This is my custom theme, Livven SimpleGloss, available in Black, Blue, Green and Red. It is originally designed for WM6.5.1 and WM6.5.3, but some users...

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