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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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orb3000 · Apr 19, 2011

PocketMusic GTX Skin for Windows Mobile

Do you still have good old Windows Mobile in your device? Then you must know about the GTX UI. XDA member devil-strike presents a skin for your PocketMusic with all the black and white style of GTX. Working on WM 6.5 and if you have WM6.5.x, there is a fix so you can use it as well. Installation is quite easy and landscape support is included. Please leave your feedback for the developer, so future versions can improve. Originally posted...

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orb3000 · Apr 11, 2011

Theme Lacuna v2.0 for Windows Mobile

Do you still use Windows Mobile as your main platform? Then, it´s time for a new look on your device and all you need to have is Throttle Launcher. XDA member Trekfan422991 presents Lacuna, an interesting minimal style theme that will change the look of your home screen. At the moment, it´s only available for WVGA and WQVGA resolutions but the developer mentions that future versions will include QVGA and VGA as well. You can also find two animated boot...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 7, 2011

New Version of Touch Tools for Windows Mobile Now Available

There are several tweaks and mods for the powerhouse also known as the HTC HD2. However, one of the most popular ones (aside from CHT) is Touch Tools, which just happened to receive a much deserved update. XDA member lyriquidperfection has just released a new set of tools that will allow the user to apply, in a rather simple manner, many tweaks and mods to the Windows Mobile platform, most of which are only accessible via registry. Some of the...

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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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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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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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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 · 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 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 18, 2011

OpenMobileMaps for Windows Mobile – Major Update

XDA member Cipher presents a major update of OpenMobileMaps for your Windows Mobile device. This application is similar to GoogleMaps but it's relying on OpenStreetMap.org and it has GPS support as well as GSM triangulation (if no GPS device is present). The latest version features a new button to force re-download of already viewed tiles, word wrapping for GraphicText, show arrow with direction when moving instead of pin, added HD2 multitouch feature (pinch-to-zoom), bookmark functionality, a re-designed the context menu,...

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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 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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Ben Elliott · Feb 1, 2011

RSSTab for HTC Sense Updated

It's been a while since meltwater's much-requested RSSTab for HTC Sense (Windows Mobile) hit the web, and it has evolved considerably in the mean time. The omission of an RSS-displaying Sense tab was always a relatively unfathomable move by HTC: one would expect that among the easy-to-access Twitter feeds and e-Books, the option to check up on RSS feeds would not be far away. However, it was not until meltwater's mod that users could realistically find RSS information on their...

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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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