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XDA Portal: What Would You Like to See Improved?

As you might know, the last couple of months, a lot of changes have taken place to the XDA Portal. We have re-vamped the portal and website with a new, modern look. We added the vote-to-frontpage system, the star system, a steady stream of news, and a lot more. We have been brainstorming on how...

HexaLines, Puzzle Game for WM

A nice rotating hexagons puzzle is presented by our friend and XDA member the0ne. You can play against two players (only full version) or versus the computer. You have to destroy your opponent's hexagons or fill them with your color. The game ends when all the screen is filled. This free version has some limitations like...

Easily Convert Video for WVGA Devices with Mp4ForHD

So, you bought a device with a WVGA screen, and you want to be able to play your favorite movies and home made videos using every last bit of this screen. However, most encoding apps are complex and cumbersome to use. XDA member jandre came up with a solution for this. The dev made a...

Create and Customize the WM 6.5 Taskbar – Tutorial

If you are looking to modifying your task bar or the icons in it, XDA member Mr. Makk wrote a complete guide to personalize your Windows Mobile 6.5 device. Learn how to change those white task-bars icons easily, how to edit and customize a DLL and MUI, as well as other topics, which are covered by...

Notepad Application: NotepadWS

A complete note pad application with nice features like web searching is presented by XDA member xdaid. New version 2.56 has some improvements such as the ability to edit up to four different text files in the same session, switch from one tab to another with just one click, ability to add or remove tool...

Get your Game on with Multi-Touch MorphGear Skins

Down, down right, right + punch... Hadoken!. The eternal move/keystroke combination that has lived with us gamers for the longest time. All that is needed to release most projectile moves in the fighting games we know and love, most of which are fully playable in our mobile devices thanks to emulators like Morphgear. There is...

Disable Start Up and Shut Down Sounds on Samsung Captivate

Are you one of the lucky owners of the new Samsung Captivate?  Are you enjoying everything that the new high end Android handset has to offer, except the loud Start Up and Shut Down sounds?Several XDA members have posted about this and XDA forum member jsmith8588 has worked out how to disable the annoying sounds....

HTC Sense Not Playing Nice with Facebook

If you're an Android device owner and run HTC Sense on your device, then you may have been experiencing issues over the last 4-5 days with HTC Sense Facebook Sync where you get the message "This service is currently unavailable. Do you want to try again?" However, you'll probably have no problem logging into Facebook...

Replace Stock MMS with Vanilla MMS on Droid Incredible

If you're a Droid Incredible owner and long to have the Vanilla MMS application on your Android device, rather than the slow and clunky Stock MMS application, take a look at the tutorial written by XDA forum member shoman24v.The dev has successfully removed the Stock MMS app and replaced with the Vanilla MMS app, stating...

Super LCD Screens to Hit Nexus One and Desire

In yet another turn of events, we learned in a thread started by XDA member Mokurex that HTC has announced that due to the short supply of AMOLED screens, they will be making a change in the production of devices. New batches of Nexus One and Desire will come equipped with SLCD (Super LCD) screens, according...

New US Law Allows Users to Legally Break Electronic Locks in Cell Phones and Switch Carriers

It was only a matter of time... XDA member Tharamis has just started a new thread where he started a discussion with a very interesting article from NPR (National Public Radio). The article focuses heavily on "jailbreaking" the iPhone finally becoming a legal practice. For those of you not familiar with this concept, jailbreaking is...

SuperMarioJump for WM

Based on the well known game Mario Bros, XDA member zarpy presents this simple version called Super Mario Jump. You will play as Mario and have to jump through the bars to get to next level, beware with the turtles on the way up. Despite it still being in early development, your kids will be delighted with...