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-PiLoT- · Sep 19, 2011

Game Changers – HTC Home

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...

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mic_888 · Sep 5, 2011

MoonGBA – The Fastest GBA Emulator For Windows Mobile

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...

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mic_888 · Aug 23, 2011

Smooth YouTube Downloader For Windows Mobile

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...

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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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mic_888 · Mar 28, 2011

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

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...

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orb3000 · Mar 14, 2011

XDA in History – Past Applications: PocketToolman

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...

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mic_888 · Feb 19, 2011

Calc HD App For Windows Mobile Updated

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...

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orb3000 · Jul 27, 2010

Notepad Application: NotepadWS

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...

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orb3000 · Jun 15, 2010

BBC iPlayer Updated

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...

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orb3000 · Jun 14, 2010

World Cup Pocket 2010 Updated

The World Cup 2010 fever has arrived to Windows Mobile and as a result, several applications to get up to the minute information appeared recently. This time we will cover the application created by XDA member zorro1981, which can get real time information on the scores via Internet, see how many hours left until that match you don´t want to miss, the list of the teams with country flags, and the points per group are some of the features this...

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Ben Elliott · Jun 9, 2010

Chart Personal Journeys with LiteTrack

As his first contribution to the XDA community, member xdaid has created a very useful application which makes the most of your Windows Phone's GPS capabilities. LiteTrack allows you to record and store paths and journeys as you take them; ready for playing back when you want to take the same route again. Such a function is ideal for someone who frequently travels 'off the map' with regard to traditional GPS mapping applications. For example, a much-enjoyed walking route is...

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ElCondor · May 11, 2010

Curs Valutar v1.20

Curs Valutar, created  by XDA developer virgilp, is an application that allows you to convert currencies, such as from USD to EUR. It also shows official exchange rates, automatic updating system and more. Originally posted by virgilp Curs Valutar - exchange rates and currency converter for Windows Mobile, based on the rates provided by the National Bank of Romania. Features Official exchange rates from the National Bank of Romania Currency converter Choice of the displayed currencies Romanian/English interface Automatic/manual update...

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