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Captainkrtek
Captainkrtek

My name is Steven, Im a resident of Seattle Washington and an owner of a Droid Eris, Moto Droid 1, and an HTC Mega. I moderate 7 forums and am a News Writer for XDA. If you have any news tips or need help with your Android phone feel free to PM me!

Windows Phone 7 Recap

As today is the eve of the big announcement tomorrow, we thought we would wrap up some of the biggest stories we have had on the subject of Windows Phone 7. We have seen some interesting stories come out of the community that deserve another time around in this recap. To start us off, one of the very...

Windows Phone 7 Subnet Calculator

For you Sys. Admins and Networks engineers getting a Windows Phone 7 in the coming weeks will be excited about this app developed my XDA Member abledanger. He has a developed a simple and clean looking Subnet Calculator Application. The app has some nice features such as (Quoted from Thread): Two Modes - switch between a...

Firefox Beta for Android

Mozilla just launched the Firefox 4 Beta 1 for Android and Maemo devices. Thanks to XDA member dadyal for pointing this out to us. The app codenamed "Fennec" is now available for download from Mozilla's site. Finally, as the sites slogan states, you can "Take your Firefox anywhere". The browser features: Browser based Add-ons Personalized Start Page the "Awesome Screen"...

XDA Notice: Swype

We all love the Swype keyboard on our Android and WinMo Devices, but we have had a little issue recently. Many users have been posting links to download Swype or download links of a custom/themed Swype .Apk or .Cab. Although Swype's site does not have anything regarding distribution terms, we do not want to be...

SmartSMSVibrate for Android

Tired of your phone vibrating loudly when its sitting on the table or a desk? XDA Member Carsten4207 has developed a very simple app that will check where your phone is and decide whether to vibrate or not based on what you choose. The App has two settings: Vibrate Out of Pocket Vibrate In pocket It uses your Android...

Android App Market Expanding

About a week ago Google announced a new expansion of the Android App Market, so that developers around the world can join the Android development community. Now that Android based devices are avaliable in almost all markets globally, Google recognized their global presence and as of September 30th, 2010, the following countries can now develop...

Skype For Android Released

Finally after only being Verizon Exclusive, Skype is now Available for all Android Phones running 2.1 or higher. Thanks to XDA member ragmanchu for pointing out the blog post by the Skype Team. Here is the press release from Skype: You’ve been asking us for it – and now it’s here. Skype is now available on a wide range...

Tiny Google Reader for WM

Fans and users of Google's RSS Reader Web Client can now rejoice on their Windows Mobile Phones. XDA member mightycoco has been developing an RSS Reader for Windows Mobile based devices. It allows you to access your saved RSS feeds and add new ones. The apps is fairly recent and mightycoco is looking for any...

GrooveMobile v14 Available

Looking for an app like Pandora for you Windows Mobile Phone? XDA Member scilor has been working on GrooveMobile. It is now on v14 and it has made a long way from previous versions. GrooveMobile uses GrooveShark to play music on your Windows Mobile Phone. It is now using Barguast's Groovefish Sources. And is also capable...

Windows Mobile: Antitheft SMS Alarm

If you have ever worried about your Windows Mobile phone getting stolen and not being able to locate it you can now sleep peacefully. XDA Member bartwell has developed Antitheft SMS Alarm. The app will send out an array of data to notify of its location. The installation and setup is pretty easy if you understand...

Wildfire Froyo with Sense Ported to HTC Hero

In the blink of an eye, XDA members Decad3nce, beezy420, and nfinitefx45 were able to port Froyo 2.2 w/ Sense from the HTC Wildfire to the HTC Hero. This rom is still in Alpha stages but is pretty functional for a port. It was ported from the HTC Wildfire Froyo leak and is only 80% functional as of today....

Android Notifications to Your Desktop

Recently, a neat little app slipped under the radar and XDA Member kristopherson posted a link to it. The app is called Android-Notifier. This allows your phone to send notifications to your desktop (Windows,Mac,Linux) over the network (Currently WiFi and Bluetooth, USB in the future). It can send such notifications as SMS/MMS Received, Low Battery, Missed...