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Superuser App Gets Refreshed

So XDA forum member ChainsDD decided it was time the original superuser app written back in 2008 got a new look and some new features. Originally written by XDA member Koush, the Superuser app allows specified applications to get root when authorised. The program works with any application that uses su - no special code or support...

Skin your PC like Windows Phone 7 with Omnimo 2

You might remember that some time ago we posted a quick review of a Rainmeter skin called Omnimo, which allows you to enjoy the 'Metro' style adopted by Microsoft for the user interface of the Windows Phone 7 platform, but all on your Windows computer. Recently, the team behind the multi-panel interface have released the second...

Android on the Horizon for HD2?

Unfortunately Android is still a long wait for the HD2, but booting a linux kernel is a lot closer! XDA developer dcordes and other clever XDA peeps have managed to get a booting kernel together, capable of displaying full 720p video without acceleration. Although this is still far from reaching the finish line, this is a...

Control CPU Speed of your HD2

XDA forum member NetRipper has written a neat application that gives you the power to not only control the CPU speed of your HTC HD2, but also to overclock to some degree. LeoCpuSpeed reads the CPU speed of your device every half second, and can stress the CPU to show 998MHz when it is at 768Mhz....

New Update on the Windows Phone 7 ROM Leak

Since the new Windows Phone 7 ROM for the HTC Mondrian leaked out, many developers have been working very hard on dumping the ROM. The tools we currently use for Windows Mobile didn't seem to be working with this completely new WP7 ROM. XDA developers l2tp and Da_G have managed to dump the ULDR, XIP and IMGFS....

Paint Now! Edit Images on the Go on Windows Mobile

A simple image editor like Microsoft Paint always comes in handy when you want to make changes to an image quickly or do a quick sketch without being buried alive under the overwhelming and often unnecessary range of features offered by high-end photoshopping software. XDA member menos has created just such a handy editing tool, but...

Windows Phone 7 Facts: OOBE: Out-Of-Box Experience, Start-up Sequence

This is part 4 of the Windows Phone 7 Facts series. In case you missed it, you can find the previous articles here. The previous facts were all based on information from XDA user and moderator Da_G. The coming articles however are all interesting facts from the Windows Phone 7 Guides for OEMs. Microsoft is planning to...

XPERIA X10 ROM Extracted & Rooted

For those users who have been eagerly waiting for the floodgates for custom ROMs to open on their XPERIA X10, xda-devs member jerpelea has good news for you- he has achieved root access on the X10, by patching the boot script and flashing it back to the phone. He already has provided the files for flashing,...

‘Livven Themes’ Receive Major Update

Livven's long-standing set of themes for transforming the underlying interface of Windows Mobile 6.5.x have recently been granted a considerable update. Formerly known as the 'SimpleGloss' themes, Livven has changed the name of the set to represent the massive shift in user customisation - you can now choose how simple or glossy your taskbars will be,...

Desk Clock for Android

Would you like to see something more useful on your Android device screen when it's plugged in via USB to your laptop or mains? How about something like a desk clock?  Well XDA forum member MrMooh has written an apk that does just that. DeskClockPowerMonitor has been developed so that the service listening for power plugins runs...

Application ExtendedFileExplorerExt

Windows Mobile users need more options to make their Windows Mobile experience even better, and with the new powerful devices this is increasing every day. One example of this is the ExtendedFileExplorerExt cab. Member aestivalisakito has successfully combined FileExplorerExt 2.07 and ExplorerExt  into one cab file, adding more options when displaying your file explorer. This app...

JWMD Icon Changer for WM 6.5 update

Every once in a while clearing HTC's Sense Icon Cache on your Windows Mobile device can provide a bit of relief for Sense performance. This feature amongst many others is included on version 2.7b of JWMD Icon Changer. With this updated cab from member Nullstring you can also change your animated bootscreen and show and...