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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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orb3000 · Jan 27, 2011

Else Phone Theme for Windows Mobile

I don´t know why but this theme reminds me of Tron, probably one of the most original graphic works around lately. XDA member Trekfan422991 presents Else Phone theme for Windows Mobile devices with WVGA and WQVGA screen resolutions using Throttle Launcher. Despite is still on beta stage, this theme is fully functional and the developer mentions that future versions will have VGA and QVGA support. A left handed version is in process too! You can configure which applications you want...

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orb3000 · Jan 16, 2011

Windows Phone 7 skin for Spb Windows Mobile

If you still use Windows Mobile on your device and have it toghether with Spb Mobile Shell v3.5.x and up, this Windows Phone 7 theme may be of your liking. XDA member iseewon presents this complete full theme that supports some widgets as well. Currently working on WVGA and VGA resolution devices, but the developer is working to include QVGA and WQVGA support in future versions. You can find a WP7 Keyboard skin and some new Opera welcome screens as...

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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 · Oct 16, 2010

QVGA-WQVGA SPB MS 3.5.x Theme Galaxy for WM

If you have a Windows Mobile device with a resolution of QVGA or WQVGA, this theme created by XDA member doc3000 will be of your liking. Designed to work with SPB 3.5 and up this theme has a style combination of WM and Android, UI is very well finished and developer presents in three versions which differ in purpose contacts button of bottom menu bar. Widgets pack with clocks and more can be found on the original thread as well....

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Ben Elliott · Oct 3, 2010

‘The Host’ Windows Phone 7 UI Released

The release of much press-coverage of the imminent Windows Phone 7 operating system has spawned many look-a-like themes and applications, which allow older devices to imitate the look and feel of the new software to please their tech-hungry owners. One of the more popular of these modifications was WP7UI by XDA member ashiqiqbal. Recently, the project has been terminated and reborn as 'the Host' - ashiqiqbal's new WP7-like home screen replacement. 'The Host goes one step further than WP7UI ever...

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orb3000 · Sep 22, 2010

GTX Black Edition Theme for WM

If you have SPB MS 3.5.X and like GTX style UI this will be of your liking. XDA member doc3000 presents GTX Black edition theme for your Windows Mobile device. This complete theme was developed for WQVGA and QVGA devices (portrait only) and will work only on WWE ROMs as some problems have been reported on other languages. The theme must be installed on main memory to ensure proper display, please be sure to read all installation instructions provided by...

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Ben Elliott · Sep 16, 2010

Dialer Alternative for WQVGA Devices

Due to being one of the less common screen resolutions, applications and modifications tailored specifically for WQVGA (around 400 by 240 pixels) devices are hard to find. In addition, the lowered screen real estate makes the transfer of applications designed for devices with larger screens look messy and non-functional. XDA member Rugal has recently created one of the only resolution-specific dialer alternatives for WQVGA devices such as the Samsung Omnia i900. The Mini-Lite Dialer is a 2G phone canvas designed...

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mic_888 · Sep 13, 2010

Follow the French League with Ligue 1 Pocket 2010

Now that the football season is well underway, you'll need a way to keep up with your team in the league.  If you follow the French league then Ligue 1 Pocket 2010 may be just the app that you're looking for. Developed by XDA forum members zorro1981, cua-tro and with graphics by chinubrio, the Windows Mobile application provides all you need to know about the French league, including a Live mode where you can be advised of more important events...

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mic_888 · Sep 12, 2010

ZoomKey Soft Input Panel for Windows Mobile

There are a few keyboard options around for Windows Mobile devices, but there are limited options that make it easier for you to use on smaller screens. ZoomKey developed by XDA forum member pmprog is intended to make the keyboard easier for use with thumbs/fingers on the smaller screens, by combining two keys together. Once you press on one of the 'dual keys', it will zoom in. Whilst your finger is still on the key, slide it to the left...

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orb3000 · Sep 9, 2010

CTheme Changer- A New Titanium Plugin

If you are using Titanium as your home screen, this would be of your liking. XDA member lioryte presents this plug in for your Windows Mobile device where you can switch between Titanium themes directly from your home screen. More than eight supported themes and portrait support are included on latest version. By now, it´s only working on WQVGA resolutions but hopefully the developer can include more later. Originally posted by lioryte [Titanium] CTheme Changer- A new Titanium Plugin Hi...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 8, 2010

Automatic Volume Up with DringMoi for WM

A very common occurrence for anyone who has a cell phone and anything on their head is misplacing it while it is in Silent mode. Just think about all the time that you can waste looking for your phone, calling yourself, just to find it by the eggs inside of the refrigerator. Well, thanks to this new app created by XDA member Corwin9S, you no longer have to go through this. The app can be configured to react to a...

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orb3000 · Sep 6, 2010

WP7 Theme for WAD2 Updated

With the imminent upcoming WP7, many new themes are up. XDA member pecco presents this complete theme for your Windows Mobile device on its v6 beta update. Specially made for WQVGA resolutions and using WAD2, this theme will let you have a real feel of WP7 in most of its UI tabs. Be sure to read and understand all installation instructions to avoid unwanted results, and please leave feedback to the developer, so perhaps we can convince him to add...

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orb3000 · Aug 26, 2010

Android Scribble Updated

Back on February, XDA News Writer ElCondor wrote about the first release of these animations for your Android device boot screen. Now, XDA member GLa'DOS updated to Scrible version 2.0 with many more animation screens and added more resolutions to the supported list: WQVGA, QVGA and VGA, so now Nexus One will be able to use it too. Be sure to back up your actual screen before proceeding and please read all the instructions posted by developer in order to...

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Ben Elliott · Aug 23, 2010

Lega Calcio Pocket 2010 Released

XDA member zorro1981 has (with the help of several other members of our developing community) created a handy application for Windows Mobile which allows you to easily keep track of the latest developments of the [formerly] Lega Calcio soccer divisions in Italy. Lega Calcio Pocket 2010 supports almost all resolutions and features a well-designed but not over-complicated interface that displays the latest scores, player and team information, imminent matches and overall league tables. You can also set the program to notify...

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orb3000 · Aug 19, 2010

Boot Screen & Background for iGO Primo

The search for new themes, boot screens, and graphics will never end; this time we found on the big world of XDA the work of member Wajk, who presents this boot screen and background image theme for iGo on Windows Mobile devices with WVGA/WQVGA resolutions with three different loading screens. Instructions to use are the usual ones, so you have to overwrite your existent loading.bmp with the one provided by the developer on the compressed file, then start your iGO...

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orb3000 · Aug 17, 2010

Theme AeroStyle for WM6.5.x

If you are looking for a Windows 7 theme, you came to the right place. XDA member CoolProjects created this nice theme for Windows Mobile devices running WM6.5.x. Aero glass theme will let you have the cursor, the opening menus and many other stuff from windows 7, presented in two flavors: original Aero theme and Black Aero theme. For now, these themes are for WQVGA/QVGA resolutions, but if you have some developing skills and with the permission of the developer...

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egzthunder1 · Aug 16, 2010

Never Forget MacDonald’s Orders Again with McDoWMobile

Was it one order of fries and two Big Macs or the other way around? What did your friend want with their combo? If you have ever gone to McDonalds as an emissary in order to bring back some food for a few people, you will have to agree that sometimes it is kinda difficult to get everyone's orders right. Easy to miss details can easily trigger discontent amongst the people you were trying to help. To help you in...

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mic_888 · Aug 13, 2010

Follow Your Team with Premier League Pocket 2010

With the new season of the Premier League almost upon us, there's bound to be football fans out there who'd like to have up to date information on their favourite team at the drop of a hat. Well, XDA developer zorro1981 who has developed apps to follow the F1 and the World Cup, has now, along with Chinubrio, Ivan Musa and Ricardo Fraile, developed Premier League Pocket 2010 for Windows Mobile devices. The app has the following features: Multilanguage VGA, QVGA,...

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Ben Elliott · Aug 12, 2010

Anuvadak Updated to Version 1.1.1

Some time ago we drew your attention to the initial release of Anuvadak, a very handy Google-based translation app for Windows Mobile. Since then, the application has matured to version 1.1.1; having been given new features and tweaks along the way. In the newest version of Anuvadak, you'll find support for QVGA, WQVGA and HVGA resolution devices, along with support for Japanese and Korean translation, and the ability to choose a different icon for the application. One of the most...

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