POSTS TAGGED: Windows Mobile 6

Game Changers – HTC Home

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The recent XDA TV article by Azrienoch & cajunflavouredbob reminded me of the old days, when the HTC logo looked like this. Because of this, I was reminded of some of the old things released that really changed how we use and view our devices and also changed what we came to expect from the device manufacturers.

The first game changer I want to look at is HTC Home. This was the first incarnation of what would eventually come to be HTC Sense. It ran on windows mobile as a plug-in for the home screen and instead of displaying widgets that can be freely moved around to suit the users needs, it displayed one of 5 or 6 things on half the screen.

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MoonGBA – The Fastest GBA Emulator For Windows Mobile

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If you haven’t checked out Xianpeng’s Game Boy Advance emulator for Windows Mobile, XDA forum member #LG# has brought our attention to this great freeware.

The XDA member states that the without sound enabled, it works almost perfectly on his BENQ E72 with 230 MHz OMAP processor and approx 20MB of RAM. On how Blue Angel, his exact words were ‘amazing’!

Advantages of the emulator include:

  • Fast ROM emulation
  • Runs slower on PDAs/ smartphones
  • Portrait, landscape left/right + fullscreen, fit to screen, vga screen view modes
  • Frameskip
  • *.sav files support
  • Touch controlled pad
NB The emulator does not appear to work on the HTC Kaiser.
Requires Windows Mobile 5.0 +
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Smooth YouTube Downloader For Windows Mobile

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Windows Mobile owners might be interested to learn about XDA forum member zorc’s YouTube downloader application for Windows Mobile devices.

The application allows users to search and download videos from YouTube in different formats and qualities, including mp3.

The app has been tested on the Topaz WVGA running Windows Mobile 6.5, but the dev says it should work fine on other devices.

Features include:

  • Shows thumbnails in the search results.
  • Ability to download multiple videos at the same time.
  • Ability to pause/resume downloads after you exit and run the application again.
  • A very nice UI and cool transitions between different screens of the app.
  • Ability to expand search results.
  • Ability to choo
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Supergames Mobile Brights Finger-Friendly Flash Fun to your Windows Mobile Phone

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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
Audio Volume On/Off
Customizable skins
Supports QVGA (240×320), VGA (480×640) and WVGA (480×800) resolution

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RunDroid-Dual Boot To Android [SD] Or Windows Mobile 6

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By now, there’s a tiny chance that you might have heard about dual booting between Windows Mobile and Android on the HD2….

XDA forum member Pop45398 certainly has and unfamiliar with other dual booting apps for the HD2, the XDA member decided to create one himself.

RunDroid enables Android to be started on an SD card with a single tap on an icon and should be compatible with versions run with CLRCAD/HARET. The app also features a setup menu, which allows for selecting the default OS, creating Start Up and Start Menu shortcut links and more.

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XDA in History – Past Applications: PocketToolman

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On this series of articles, we will be writing about those magnificent applications of the past, we have to remember that not everyone is using the latest device available and many members are still using older devices. This time, XDA member hendrixus presented long time ago an application called PocketToolman, a sys tray utility that gives you quick access to Pocket PC’s functions, programs, and settings. A popup dialog will display useful functions such as suspend, soft reset, easy access to settings, screen off, lock device, and many more. The application is supported for Windows Mobile 6 only and download link can be found on post number 13.

Originally posted by hendrixus
Features:

* Suspend R

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Calc HD App For Windows Mobile Updated

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Ever needed to find the cosine of an angle while you’re out and about? Worry not as XDA forum member Kation‘s Calc HD App for Windows Mobile WVGA devices has been updated.

Features of the app include –

  • Input forumla such as “(5)×√(5)×5×(√(25)-1)” and the calc will give “=100″.
  • Functions such as Sin, ArcCos, Ln.
  • Senior functions such as Abs, Ceil, Floor, Round.
  • Intelligent error checking e.g. 5xx5 or 1.2.3 not allowed.
  • Paste result to Formula.
  • Customise Sliding Sensitivity in CalcConfig.xml.
  • Special % mode.
  • Colour customisation.

Requires .Net CF 3.5 and Windows Mobile 6 or higher.

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Notepad Application: NotepadWS

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A complete note pad application with nice features like web searching is presented by XDA member xdaid. New version 2.56 has some improvements such as the ability to edit up to four different text files in the same session, switch from one tab to another with just one click, ability to add or remove tool bars at any time, and more.
The application will run on Windows Mobile devices with VGA resolutions and over, running WM 5 and up.

Originally posted by xdaid
[APP] NotepadWS – Tabbed text editor with online Search feature – Big update!

NotepadWS ver 2.55

NotepadWS is a notepad-like application with TABS feature and some interesting tools such as the WEB SEARCH.

The Web Search (context menu) allows you

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BBC iPlayer Updated

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If you´ve been following development of BBC iPlayer, this major update will be of your liking. XDA member FryWalker incorporated the option to watch all the latest Soccer highlights from World Cup. The dev also added an option to keep the device awake while downloading. CorePlayer v1.3.6 is recommended as default player.
As in previous versions, QVGA, VGA or WVGA are supported on devices running WM6 and up.
An Android version is available too.

Originally posted by FryWalker
A light-weight application that provides access to BBC iPlayer, Four On Demand, Five On Demand, MSN Video and SBS directly – eliminating the requirement for a (flash-enabled) mobile browser.

Requires a QVGA, VGA or WVGA devic

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