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egzthunder1 · Nov 10, 2011

Give Your WM Device A Taste Of ICS

There are several devices blessed with Windows Mobile out there that have the capability to run ports of Android with ease. These devices have severe hardware limitations when it comes to trying to simulate the user experience (no G-sensor, non-functional gps drivers, etc). Well, for those of you who have not made the jump over to a newer generation Android device and would like to have a similar experience to those who will get ICS, then check out the package...

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orb3000 · May 30, 2011

SuperMarioBros Run for Windows Mobile

Not all in our mobile life is about Android or WP7. Even though Windows Mobile is no longer people's favorite OS, we have thousands of members who still love it. For them, XDA member zarpy presents SuperMarioBros game. You can move along the levels by making Mario jump taping anywhere on your screen, the game is same as the one you used to play many years ago...collect coins, stomp on goombas and turtles, and continue trough levels. Only for WVGA....

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Will Verduzco · May 25, 2011

Show Your Love for Android and The Event With This Boot Animation

Are you a fan of Android? Good. Are you a fan of the hit NBC series The Event? Even better. Now, thanks to XDA forum member zul8er,  you can combine your two passions in one glorious boot animation for your WVGA Android device that is sure to make your reboots a little less burdensome! Making matters even sweeter, the developer has even provided two methods of installation--either as a flashable zip to be used through ClockworkMod recovery or a bootanimation.zip...

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orb3000 · May 13, 2011

SuperMeatBoy: Saws of Death for Windows Mobile

If you are tired with so many Google-Android news, heres a breather. Our friend, XDA member zarpy presents another option on his series of simple graphic games for Windows Mobile. Just think of SuperMeatBoy:Saws of Death as a crossover between any classic Nintendo/Sega 2D platforming game. This is not your typical new video game, where everything is based on how well a polygon or a pixel looks. This game goes back to basics and brings you back to a 2D...

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orb3000 · Apr 30, 2011

Angry Birds Option for Windows Mobile

Ok, this is nothing similar in graphics to the original game but it´s a first attempt to have an action game for our Windows Mobile devices. XDA member zarpy presents Angry Birds Windows Mobile Adventure, a simple graphics side-scrolling where you play as the red bird. The goal is to avoid the pigs and collect the birds, if you can survive collecting 100 birds you get to see the ending. No doubt a fun game worth trying, only for WVGA...

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Ben Elliott · Apr 29, 2011

Tiny Wings Bounce Lets Your Windows Mobile Device Take Flight

Although many of the site's games developers have now turned to Android when planning their latest releases, there are still some going strong on the Windows Mobile front. One such developer, XDA member zarpy, has recently released a brand new game for the platform - Tiny Wings Bounce. The addictive adventure sees you in control of a bird who's too fat to fly properly, and instead relies on its ability to bounce in order to get around. Tiny Wings Bounce was...

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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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egzthunder1 · Apr 15, 2011

Give Your Windows Mobile Device a Taste of Easter

Whether you have religious motives or not to celebrate Easter, one can only help but to wonder what to do in order to get into the whole spirit, particularly if you have children. Well, if that was the case, your prayers have been heard because XDA member lnando84 has prepared a theme for Sense for Windows Mobile devices equipped with Cookie's Home Tab 2.0. The theme includes Easter eggs for the different icons, bunnies, and as much candy and chocolate...

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orb3000 · Apr 12, 2011

HTC Quietly Cool Boot Screen

How many members have their Android devices rooted?, half? more?. For those who have it rooted and even if not, you must know about the boot screen most newer HTC devices have by default with the slogan "quietly brilliant." XDA member Roland_D decided to play a bit with the gif file leaving instead "Quietly Rooted," so every time you turn on your beloved device you´ll remember the day you made your warranty void :) Designed for 480 x 800 resolutions....

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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 8, 2011

Stop Using The Hardware Keys on Your Android Capable HD2

Ahh... the HD2. Such a versatile phone, capable of such a wide array of possibilities. If you thought that things for this device couldn't get any better, you may want to check out what XDA member windroidHD made for us. The dev was tired of using the hardware buttons on the HD2 to go back, home and such, so he decided to create an app to get rid of the need of using them. zMooth allows you to use gestures...

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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

ROM with HQ Youtube for Touch Pro 2 -Windows Mobile

If you have a Rhodium, you must be aware of the lack of HD quality on Youtube. Well, now thanks to XDA member Wild Child that problem is fixed. We normally do not cover ROMs on our articles but this time due to the importance of the fix included on the developer´s work, we thought it would be worth pointing it out. Four different ROM´s can be found on the original thread and all of them having HD Youtube fixed....

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orb3000 · Mar 30, 2011

New Phone Canvas Working in Landscape for HD2 – Windows Mobile

If you are a lucky owner of the last Windows Mobile device, the powerful HD2, this will be of your liking. XDA member Laurentius26, who is well know for his ROMs on several devices, has managed to add landscape and auto rotate support for phone canvas. Currently in beta version, the dialer still has some minor bugs to be fixed but it´s fully usable. The developer credits to Ultrashot and Cracing as this was a team work. Step in and leave...

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Will Verduzco · Mar 26, 2011

Spice Up Your Boot Screen With HTC-Inspired Boot Animations

Can't get enough HTC when your phone is turned on and want to add some HTC flair (no, not Flar) in the form of a boot animation as well? No problem! Thanks to XDA forum member cypis, we now have two wonderful sets of boot animations meant to fill your Desire for HTC (pun intended). Hit the break for more details! (more…)

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Will Verduzco · Mar 20, 2011

Impressive CM7-Inspired 3D Boot Animation Blows Your Bootloader’s Mind

Remember the Android vs Apple boot animation we presented a couple of weeks ago? Perhaps you're a CyanogenMod 7 user who likes the idea of  having a new boot animation, but wants to stick with something a little closer to home. Thanks to XDA forum member Six6Sicks, we now have two new options to spice up our otherwise-boring boot sequence. Installation is relatively painless and basically consists of replacing the bootanimation.zip from your /system/media folder. This should work on all...

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orb3000 · Mar 17, 2011

miROM Keyboard Collection for Windows Mobile

Still have a Windows Mobile device and finally got tired of the same keyboards? XDA member mirolg presents these keyboard alternatives for your joy. You´ll find a nice Toshiba keyboard, a useful Toshiba pad with fast access to most common keyboard functions, Finger-keyboard, the HTC one (including languages), compact qwerty, phone pad, and a full qwerty one. Keyboards can be found in English, German, French, and Italian, all working on WM 6 and up with WVGA resolutions. If you liked...

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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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mic_888 · Mar 7, 2011

WinDroid- GingerBread Taskbar, Keyboard And Dialer For HD2

If you're a fan of the Android look on the HD2, but you're not really sure you want to take the leap and put Android on your device, why not try out XDA member MrBeOTP2 Android look on your beloved phone first? The XDA member has taken the refined look from Android's latest sweet, Gingerbread, and applied it to the Windows Mobile taskbar, keyboard and dialer forming part of the Windroid series of themes. The cab files are compatible with...

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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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