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Time Announcements with Talking Clock

If you're the kind of person that needs to know the time on every hour but don't want to have to unlock and read the time on your phone, take a look at XDA forum member oldsap's Talking Clock app for Windows Mobile devices. Talking Clock can be set to announce the time at regular intervals...

Caleidoscope Surreal Dali Sense Theme

Fro those of you who are following XDA member tin2404 and his surealistic themes, the developer just released a "Claeidoscope" theme on this creative series. The OP has made this wallpapers on an blue UI. Working on Windows Mobile 6.5 and you need to have Cookie Home Tab installed. Originally posted by tin204 ·٠•● ๑۩๑ ●•٠·CALEIDOSCOPE Surreal DALI...

CyanogenMod-6 (Nightly) Now Ported for the Touch Pro

XDANDROID project has grown a lot over the past few months. The devs have been doing a fantastic job in trying to iron out all the bugs in the ports to have better, more stable Android OS on devices not meant for it. On the other side of the coin, you have the infamous CyanogenMod...

DIY: Homemade Nexus One Macro Lens: Amazing Macro Pictures!

XDA member hansmrtn has made an awesome hardware mod for his Nexus One. He managed to create a homemade macro lens that fits perfectly on his Nexus One camera: Originally posted by hansmrtn It was a lot of trial and error, but eventually I got it, and took amazing pictures, beyond what I ever thought was possible...

Updating EXT in your Kitchen the Easy Way

If you are a chef here on XDA (or any other forum for that matter), you probably know very well what it takes to make a port of any build into a newer one. One has to port XIP, SYS, and EXT, and most of these have to be manually compared package by package. It...

How to Save Battery While Running Android on HD2 (Leo)

With the arrival of Android builds for the HTC Leo, we have seen that battery consumption is a problem not solved yet. XDA member Shatterv2 wrote a complete "how to" guide with tips to save battery. Using SetCPU, which is an application for over/under clocking devices, and following the steps provided by the developer, your battery...

SimpleRoot OTA Edition for EVO 4G

If you've been hiding under a rock for the last month, you might not have seen this great tool written by XDA forum member jiqqaman. Released back in the first week on July, SimpleRoot OTA Edition makes the EVO 4G rooting process that little bit easier. It's a Windows PC application to help you to get root...

Persian & Arabic Language Pack for WM

Finally, an application that adds support of reading and writing for Persian and Arabic without lagging is presented by XDA member Mersad 7. Fast and compatible with most ROMs, this app will let you use the language pack in a smooth way. The developer also included a fix for Resco Keyboard for the Persian style. Originally posted...

One Click Root for AT&T Captivate

Here's some good news for new Android users, in particular new owners of the Samsung Captivate.  For those of you who want root, it just gets easier and easier! XDA forum member TGA_Gunnman has posted his One-Click Root application for Windows PC users. The app copies over the rooted-update.zip then reboots your Android device.  All you...

Meditation Timer for WM

This timer, created by XDA member Toolmaker was specially made for those who regularly do meditation. Set the desired time and forget about everything. Timer will let you know with a soft relaxing tone when the previously set time has expired, so you can leave that activity and slowly return to every day world. Created on...

How to Fix App Lag on your Galaxy S

After finding that his Samsung Galaxy S was experiencing speed issues when using Touchdown (an Exchange client by Nitrodesk), XDA forum member Krycek went on the search for a fix. Apparently, Samsung stores app data on the internal SD versus the NAND which is considerably slower.  The forum member has found two fixes for this, originating...

IMDb for WM is Back!

We hate to see good projects stop, or seeing that devs announce final versions when we know that there are always improvements to be done. Worry not! The popular WM app IMDb mobile is back with a new version, which was just released by XDA member Blade0rz. Do you need to know who was the actor...