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OpenMobileMaps Gets Even Better on Version 1.4

XDA member Cipher brings us yet another update for his popular application for Windows Mobile. According to the dev, this new update brings a ton of bugs fixes as well as many speed improvements. On top of that, the app now has multi-language support and increased download speeds for the maps and features. This app...

Pinch to Zoom, Rotation and High Resolution For iGO 8 on HD2

As many of you know, iGO 8 is a navigation program for various Windows Mobile devices. The higher end devices however, such as the HD2 and Touch Pro2, have resolutions that are originally not supported by iGO and according to the program's developers, only the following resolutions are supported: Originally posted by Nav N Go 320x240 or 240x320, ...

Repli : A Simple Freeware SMS Auto-Reply

Sometimes, there are situations in which you can't immediately text someone because you're busy. Of course, this can be very inconvenient  for both the sender as well as the recipient. XDA member ken52787 found some applications to solve this issue, but he didn't find them good enough, or they simply didn't work. So, he created a new SMS auto-reply application...

Understanding the philosophy behind Metro UI

Undoubtedly, the most interesting and unique point about Windows Phone 7 is its user interface called Metro. With its elegant, oversized font and extreme simplicity and cleanness, it looks like nothing we've ever seen before (except from the Zune HD). But, thinking of it, what exactly defines Metro? The blue tiles on the home screen? The...

MaxSense v1.0 Unleashed

Many of you have probably heard about MaxSense, another UI that completely redesigns the way you see your home screen. XDA member maxycy presents us with this nice looking UI, which has been unleashed for Chefs to cook it into their ROMs. XDA chef NRGZ28, who is famous for his Energy ROM series, has launched ROMs...

XPERIA X2 ROM Region Change

Although there hasn't been a SPL for the X2 (and hence no custom ROMs), xda-devs member hertell has posted a method of spoofing the X2's region code, which allows X2 owners to flash (officially released) ROMs that weren't designed for their original country. This method has been used to change X2s to GENERIC_UK, in order to...

Unlock your Windows Mobile Device with your Fingerprint

XDA forum member cyclonezephyrxz7 has been hard at work trying to fulfil XDA members' requests for a fingerprint lockscreen.  Based off the FingerPrint application for Symbian devices developed by ThinkChange, cyclonezephyrxz7 has now successfully released his second beta to forum members. The idea is that when the fingerprint lockscreen pops up, you need to touch your...

Customize your Sense further with Colored Sense Bits

Do you find yourself getting bored with the standard grey that Sense uses for the + mark, the loading maker, and some other small bits?  Do you want to customize the look of your Sense UI even more?  Well, take a look at what XDA member [★] has provided us with.  His simple little modifications will...

TeaMachine a Tea Timer App

This one is for all the tea lovers out there.  If you ever sit at home and make your own tea, then you might find this app very useful.  XDA member VanKurt, has taken advantage of OpenGL and created this very simple, yet useful app for tea lovers that will help you make a good cup...

View PlayStation Trophies on your Phone with TrophyToGo

XDA member KUV1977 was surprised when he could not find a way to easily view his and his friends' PlayStation Network trophies on his HD2, so he decided to develop a solution himself. Using his TrophyToGo application, you can keep track of your friends' gaming achievements while you're away from home, or when you are too...

HTC Desire Joins the Froyo Party

Less than two weeks after the announcement of Froyo, the new version of Android that brings massively improved performance statistics, and the revamped OS is cropping up on many popular Android devices. You've seen the ports for the G1 and the myTouch in this article, but now it's the Desire's turn for an unofficial taste of...

Froyo on T-Mobile G1 and MyTouch 3G!

Riding on the crest of the Froyo wave, comes news that the Google Nexus One Android 2.2 ROM has now been ported to the T-Mobile G1 aka HTC Dream and the MyTouch 3G aka HTC Magic! Yes, XDA forum members ChiefxReloaded , Enatefox and Azuske have been working on this and have now managed to get the...