Yesterday, we discussed the second part of our tech giants coming to the west series with Huawei. What people may not know, however, is that Huawei owns a company by the name of HiSilicon. Hisilicon's processor department may not be the most popular in the west but their technology is impressive, with year on year improvements being easily seen. In the coming years, manufacturers such as Qualcomm may have to face the fact that there are other companies just as able...
Windows Phone 7 Kitchen To Help Developers
Prospective Windows Phone 7 developers don’t have the vast options available to Android users yet in terms of kitchens, but the wheels are turning to get more people involved in Windows Phone 7 development. XDA Recognized Developer -=Barin=- has developed a kitchen that will, as he says:
can port/rebuild XIP (NK) and build IMGFS partition file for Windows Phone 7 with real registry recompiling and relocations according to WP7 memory model.
It can also build NB (D000FF container only) and NBH files for HTC WP7 devices (tested on HTC HD2, HTC HD7 and HTC Mozart).
This kitchen is an extension from -=Baron=-‘s OSBulder for WM, a kitchen for the original Windows Mobile operating system that has been adapted for Windows Phone 7.
For more information, change log, feature list, screenshots and download links, you can find the Windows Phone 7 thread here and you can find additional information and discussion in the original WinMo thread, which has been modified to include WP7 material as well, in its original thread. Keep in mind that this is for development purposes, so make sure to read up on Windows Phone 7 framework before attempting to use it.
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There are many great Android handsets on the market today that are much cheaper than the flagships from the major players like Samsung and HTC. The OnePlus One and Nexus 5 are two great examples of high-end phones being offered at prices much cheaper than competitors. But there are phones in the mid-range that may offer even more bang for your buck. Let us know which smartphone deal you think has the best value.
TapDeck which has just entered beta, is a smart wallpaper app that allows you to change to a random wallpaper by simply double tapping your screen. After selecting images you like from a selection, your wallpapers will be chosen based on similar images from Flickr, Imgur, Reddit and Wikipedia. If you see one you like, simply swipe up and you will see information relevant to the image. After spending a day with this app it is clear that it is still...