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egzthunder1 · Oct 7, 2010

XDA_UC Scripts to Configure Tweaks and Settings for NRGZ28 Roms

If you are like the rest of us, and your ORD senses start tingling whenever you read about a new build by NRGZ28, you will be glad to know that keeping more of your settings and hacks after flashing is a script away. XDA member M3PH has made a compilation of scripts, registry fixes, and xml files for you to place in the XDA_UC present in NRGZ28's roms. This is an automated way of getting the most out of every...

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orb3000 · Oct 6, 2010

WM Black Kandi Theme for WA3

On our main page we always try to bring you the latest news on what´s happening around the big world of XDA, but from time to time we discover some stuff that perhaps is not new but is worth to mention on our portal. This time we bring back a nice theme created by XDA member earni. An actual and different look on this theme regarding the upper bar for those using previous versions of Manila, you have all the...

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orb3000 · Oct 5, 2010

Atmosphere – Weather Mod for Sense

XDA member tin2404 presents this nice realistic theme for your weather tab on Windows Mobile devices with Sense 2.5, based on 1930's - and 50's Art Deco styles and well optimized to work full screen. Some of the features present on latest version 3 are: graphics updated, windshield eliminated, new snowflakes, sun, and multiple effects added among others. Be sure to disable Sense before installing. Originally posted by tin2404 Let me present to you Atmosfera Sense Weather realistic mode which...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 5, 2010

Kill Sense Automatically Upon Starting an App in WM with StartProgWOSense

Windows Mobile is a fantastic OS and the one of the best UIs for it is Manila/Sense. However, having such UI has a large toll on any device running it. Sense consumes quite a lot of resources and can make any app that is running on a Sense-equipped device, sluggish and even unresponsive. To solve this issue, XDA member cyber-junkie just created a script that will take care of this "little" problem. StartProgWOSense will do exactly as its name suggests. It...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 5, 2010

Do You Want to Make Your Own CHT Addons (Widgets)? Here is How…

Aside from making quite a few announcements and updates regarding the upcoming final version of CHT 2.0.0, XDA member Co0kieMonster just provided the community with everything that is needed to have more development for CHT. The dev provided a widget kitchen and a very detailed manual for experienced devs. This will allow people to develop new things for Sense (CHT) and maybe even improve on already existing ones. Keep in mind that some previous knowledge on Manila and lua are...

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Ben Elliott · Oct 5, 2010

HTC and T-Mobile Announce new myTouch

HTC has recently announced the latest addition to their myTouch range: a line of Android-powered devices designed exclusively for customers of the popular T-Mobile carrier. The myTouch HD features a considerably higher specification than previous myTouch devices. In a refreshing twist, HTC has blessed the device with the 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor found in the Desire HD, along with 768MB of RAM, a 3.8" capacitive WVGA LCD, a 3.5mm headphone jack and two cameras (one front-facing 0.3MP sensor along with...

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Ben Elliott · Oct 4, 2010

KD-Font for Windows Mobile Updated

By changing your device's font, you can quickly give it a fresh look without trawling through menus or un- and re-installing themes. XDA member kliptik's popular KD-Font application allows you to modify the system fonts on any Windows Mobile phone and also provides a finger-friendly and appealing interface with which to do so. KD-Font is a lightweight app, which only downloads the font files when you select one to apply. Once a font style is chosen, you are given the decision...

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Ben Elliott · Oct 3, 2010

New Features Added to Touch Tools

XDA member lyriquidperfection's Touch Tools 2.0 Suite is a staple piece of software for HD2 owners as it contains almost everything you need to make your device as user-friendly as can be. Included in the package are: Boot Manager - a small application which provides options for switching off, resetting and powering on your HD2 Snatch Screen - a screen-capture app with an array of different settings Rotation Manager - a tool which helps you to customise when your screen should...

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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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Ben Elliott · Oct 2, 2010

XDA Facebook App Version 3.0 Beta Released

Many owners of Windows Mobile devices have bemoaned the official Facebook application provided by the Marketplace and hoped for an alternative other than using the basic and finger-unfriendly mobile web version. Despite being the second most-visited website in the world, Facebook applications for Windows phones have been notoriously slow and buggy, with many iterations not even allowing users to send video clips or complete messages to one another through the service. This has led XDA members Sopis, joe_coolish and Fredz to...

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orb3000 · Oct 1, 2010

ArkSwitcH Task Manager for WM Updated

XDA member Arktronic presents an update to the famous ArkSwitch task manger preferred by many Chefs to include on their custom ROMs as it´s powerful and easy to use, but for those not having it included on their ROMs, you can download the stand alone application. Updated version 1.2.0 adds quick killing of the foreground app by "scratching" the activation field, German translation and more registry tweaks, including one to disable the "Close All" confirmation. Also, the new version fixes...

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orb3000 · Sep 29, 2010

iPad Theme for Windows Mobile

If you like the iPad look, now you can have a similar theme on your Windows Mobile device. XDA member jeffrey2000 presents this theme where you can choose between blue and black colored buttons. Also, the developer included an iPad styled on/off switch to compliment the theme. It will work on any WVGA resolution screen running WM 6.5 and up. Originally posted by jeffrey2000 [THEME] ★★Apple 'ipad' WVGA Windows Mobile 6.5.x theme★★ by Jeffrey2000 UPDATED at 19-9-2010 22:45: Coming up...

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orb3000 · Sep 29, 2010

Skins for Nitrogen Player Updated

XDA member microfi has updated this big collection of skins for Nitrogen player on Windows Mobile devices. The multi resolutions skins can be found on the collection and styles are so vast that sure you will find one of your liking. One of the great things of this thread collection is that other members are contributing, making this a huge collection with several different skins. Originally posted by microfi [SKINS] Skins for Nitrogen 0.3+ Check out the WMSkins.com official category...

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orb3000 · Sep 28, 2010

Co0kie’s Home Tab Updated

At this point, almost everybody knows Cookie Home Tab, the work made by XDA member Co0kieMonster that completely changed the way we know Sense/Manila. In case you are not familiar, this add-on allows customization of almost every part of the UI. Cookie Home Tab v2.0.0 has important changes since app has been rewritten from zero and optimized to gain speed. Many new features are present such as left/right sliding pages configurable from 1 to 7 pages, redesigned soft key area,...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 28, 2010

Know Your Way Around with LiteTrack for WM

You may remember a few months ago, we released an article about a tracking software for Windows Mobile called LiteTrack, developed by XDA member xdaid. In case you are not sure what this those, basically the app runs in the background while using the GPS in your device (assuming it has one) and tracks all your trips. Basically, it maps whatever routes you take to wherever you go. This is particularly useful for people who tend to look for shortcuts...

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orb3000 · Sep 27, 2010

Simplified Chinese Input for Rhodium

XDA member gromky presents the basic steps to get simplified Chinese working on Rhodium. This was tested on Energy ROMs but should work on any other. According to the developer, many other options are available around but they seem to be more complicated or having serious issues. Three steps must be done to have it working: install fonts, install input method, and Change system default font. To avoid unwanted behavior, be sure to read all the installation instructions and all...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 26, 2010

Official T-Mobile USA Update for HD2 Leaked

We keep on being showered with gifts from the world of leakers. This time XDA member Football has released a leak for the upcoming official HD2 rom from T-Mobile USA. Many of you are probably thinking "but I use custom roms, why is this any better than my Chucky/NRG rom?" Well, did you know that more often than not, carrier roms have updated drivers and features that the chefs use in their roms. In fact, many of these leaks are...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 24, 2010

MarioKart Mini for WM

XDA member zarpy brings us yet another game to allow us to leave our game consoles at home. This time, it is the Italian plumber's turn to grace our WM devices with MarioKart Mini. The game is pretty straight forward, basically you control Mario, who in turn is driving a kart in a course ridden with dangers and treasures. The game may not be exactly like the original Mario Kart game, but it will certainly allow you to spend those...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 23, 2010

iPhone OS4 Lockscreen… for Windows Mobile

Well, you are probably thinking... here we go again. This is not uncommon considering the number of iPhone lockscreen clones available out there. However, you have to appreciate the simplicity of the ones like XDA member Stickman89 has made. This one is a modified CPR file for Windows Mobile, which will make the OS's stock lockscreen look exactly like the one in the iPhone 4. No additional apps to be installed. The app was made for WVGA resolutions and is...

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Ben Elliott · Sep 21, 2010

Profile Switch Receives New Features

Profile Switch was recently launched by XDA member rlmouse as an application designed to change the status of multiple settings such as WiFi, Bluetooth, volume, and data at just the press of one button. In addition, it can program the phone to change profiles automatically at certain times of the day. Since its initial release, the developer has been constantly updating the application with new features. Recently, Profile Switch was updated to version 1.7, with the capability to add separate icons...

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