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TCPMP & Master Codec Pack 5

For those of you using TCPMP on your Windows Mobile device, this codec pack can be of your interest. XDA member Unit ZER0 updated a few months ago his codec pack to version 5.7.1, which represents a significant graphics update, new player controls, and icons, among other improvements. From the list of Codecs/DLL's Included, we can...

Editorial: The One Thing that Doesn’t Evolve in the Mobile Industry

Innovation is the engine of the mobile industry. If a company doesn't take innovative steps, whether on the design side or the technical side, it will ultimately fail to sell their products. HTC's previous slogan, 'HTC Innovation', clearly shows us that innovation is a very important aspect in various industries. But what exactly does innovation mean?...

Ma Garde Robe (My Dressing) Open Beta Available

XDA member ChemicalMoon originally posted information about Ma Garde Robe (My Dressing in English) in order to gain participants for a closed beta trial of the application. However, ChemicalMoon announced recently that the app is temporarily available at no charge for its open beta stage of development. The developer is eager that people try Ma Garde...

Start Menu Swipe Gesture for WM

XDA member OndraSter presents this extension for Swipe that will let you move along the start menu with gestures movements similar to the ones you use to type on keyboard. Use left and right to pass from one start menu to another page. The developer states that this application should work on Windows Mobile devices running...

Auto Shortcut – Generate Shortcuts With Custom Icons

If you're the type of person who likes to chop and change your shortcut icons, you might want to check out Auto Shortcut. Auto Shortcut is an Android app written by XDA forum member jasonpeinko,  borne out of frustration in having to change shortcut icons by hand every time he wanted to try something new. The app...

Lega Calcio Pocket 2010 Released

XDA member zorro1981 has (with the help of several other members of our developing community) created a handy application for Windows Mobile which allows you to easily keep track of the latest developments of the [formerly] Lega Calcio soccer divisions in Italy. Lega Calcio Pocket 2010 supports almost all resolutions and features a well-designed but not over-complicated...

Unlock your Vibrant or Captivate for Free

For those of you who own a locked Vibrant or Captivate, you can now unlock your Android device yourself, for free. XDA forum member galaxysguy has posted the instructions on how to unlock your device in the forums.  You'll need some knowledge of adb, and will need to open the bml3.bak file in an hex editor....

Easily Extract Android Rom Files from Shipped Roms

If you are an Android dev looking into the newest shipped roms to extract things likes apks, drivers, and such, you are probably aware that extracting the rom.zip out of the .exe package is a bit tricky. Particularly, because if you are using any Linux distro, you have a very short time to look for...

Windows Phone 7 Style Boot Animation

The excitement (amid other emotions) about the imminent release of Windows Phone 7 has inspired a vast range of themes and skins, which give your device the look and feel of the new operating system. As the developer's first contribution to the site, XDA member Nevralgeek has created both a static splash screen and boot animation...

Get Higher Resolution On Your Captivate

If you'd like to make full use of the screen resolution on your Samsung Captivate, you might want to try out a tweak posted by XDA forum member jdsmler. The XDA member reduced the LCD density setting in the /system/build.prop file from 240 to 160. Apparently this is the setting that Google normally recommends if you have...

Theme Touch of Glass Sense 2.5 for WM

Another theme for Windows Mobile devices using Sense/Manila 2.5 is ready for you to try. XDA member djcedric together with BobsBBQ worked out this theme from scratch. Although this theme has a glassy style, developers state that their work is not based in any way on Dinik´s work. All tabs are completely redesigned using Cookie Home...

AmazonIt! Barcode Application Update v1.1

These days everyone could use a little help to shop smart. Last month, XDA member zaijian released AmazonIt!, a useful barcode application that shows Amazon.com prices and ratings. This application makes it easier to compare prices and enables researching while away from a computer. Since then, zaijian has been working hard to develop AmazonIt! into a...