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UZard: Full-Featured Browser with Flash Support

XDA forum member hkp2p has posted about UZard, 'the fastest mobile web browser' according to the UZard web page. UZard is a new full-featured free browser which appears to be similar to Opera 10 and is currently in beta.  It plays Flash 10 videos in full screen and tabbed browsing appears to be 'superfast' - or close...

Save Battery With SleepTimer for Media Players

There are many people out there who find the soothing sound of music a good way to help them sleep. And what better way to listen to your music than through a head set, a bluetooth device, or just the phone itself? Having said that, what happens when you fall asleep?  Your phone media player is...

How to Translate a ROM into any Language

How many times you have seen a member asking for a "how to" guide to change the language in a ROM? This is a recurrent question amongst XDA new members. However, thanks to xda member kiliss, this is perfectly doable by simply following his comprehensive guide. This normally works for all Windows Mobile devices: WM5, 6, 6.1,...

AutoBacklight Toggle for HD2

If you are tired of clicking through your settings menu and sub-menu to turn the auto-backlight on or off on your HTC HD2, why not try out XDA forum member react's little app? It's a simple application that toggles the auto-backlight function on and off.  Normally, the auto-backlight adjusts according to the light sensor, however there...

Froyo Appears On CDMA Hero

Hot on the heels of Froyo being rolled out on the Google Nexus One, XDA forum member zenulator has managed to do a quick and dirty port of the Nexus One FRF50 update to the CDMA HTC Hero! zenulator has posted the ROM up for testing and feedback.  Although Froyo is not fully working - and...

Custom Windows Mobile Taskbars for VGA Only

Due to  the fact that we always get tired of the same plain old boring look of Windows Mobile taskbars, our devs have figured out ways for us to get past that frustration. XDA member rtwood presents his taskbars collection made for 192 dpi only (VGA also refers to 480x640 screens combines with 192 DPI.). The new...

Solution for HTC Sense Messaging Slowdown

HTC Sense and its new type of messaging software has had constant problems with slowdowns and freezes ever since its release.  Well, a thread which has recently emerged, has had some rather heavy traffic over in the HD2 Leo section and it may just have the fix you are looking for.  Some newer versions of...

Glacier, Vision, and LED by HTC Spotted

And yet again, part of the rooster for HTC devices has surfaced thanks to xda member foil, who had previously posted screenshots with information about the HTC Incredible way before it was even announced. Not an awful lot can be said about the devices at this point in time, but it looks like HTC is...

New Set of Dark Passion Icons

Despite the large number of custom icon sets available today, it seems like we always want more nicely designed new ways of personalize our devices. This time xda member and moderator zelendel created a black set of icons for Windows Mobile. There are more than 150 different black icons including youtube, adobe, messenger and many more...

Augmented Reality Navigation comes to Android

If you've been impressed with the recent augmented reality apps for Android but have not found much use for them, you might want to take a look at Wikitude Drive. Posted by XDA forum member djbrutale, Wikitude Drive is the first navigation system based on augmented reality for your Android device! Developed by Mobilizy Research & Development...

Froyo Pre-Rooted Update ZIP Available!

Following on from the recent news of Android 2.2. aka Froyo, lucky Google Nexus One owners received an OTA update today! XDA forum member and Modaco's Paulobrien was quick off the mark, and has released a pre-rooted update zip for XDA members! He has re-packed FRF50 i.e. FroYo so that it has no pre-requisites unlike the official...

Medical Marijuana Strain Guide

It all started off as a discussion thread for applications related to medical marijuana but due to the enthusiasm of some of the XDA members, it has turned into a great example of a development thread! XDA forum member HackMimic, with help from other XDA devs, particularly Taylor PPC, is developing a comprehensive MJ Strain Guide for...