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Manila / Sense 2.5 Tweaks

Boushh created some nice tweaks for Manila 2.5 and rolled them into a easily accessible .cab file. Okay, I only have a few of these to start off with but I've been getting really into making manila's layout as functionally transparent as possible. I know a couple guys already have a bunch of transparent clocks, sliders,...

[Sense] New Tab: E-Reader

The leaked HD2 T-Mobile ROMs have already shown us the new Documents tab. This tab gives you the ability to browse through your documents, such as PDF files and Word documents. A new ROM from XDA-developers reveals another new tab in Sense 2.5: E-reader. It gives you the ability to scroll through downloaded e-books within Sense,...

Changes at XDA (part 1)

Most of you have noticed that there have been some changes at xda over the last couple of weeks. This work is done by svetius, the ‘User Experience Admin’. For those who don’t know anything about this new administrator and his work, we’ll tell you a little bit more about the changes. In this article, we’ll...

WakeAndShake Utility for PC Wakeup and Shutdown

Dt_matthews created an utility for that can wake up, shut down, reboot or log off the PC's on your network. Requirements: Wifi active on wm and connected on same local network as PC's Wake-On-Lan enabled on PC's allow http traffic on Port 7777 obtain MAC Address for all PC's you wish to 'control' Currently only built for WVGA devices Continue on...

Slide to Play (S2P) 0.8 Beta Update

Recently we've seen new updates by A_C to S2U (Slide To Unlock), and it's good to see he is also picking up development of S2P (Slide To Play) again. S2P is a music player that get it's beauty genes from the iPhone Music Player. If you're also using S2U, S2P will integrate nicely with it, showing...

Manila OSX Theme Adds Sense Support with Update

OSX is a great looking operating system that many people use on a daily basis. Now you can have that look on your device with Sense. Originally Posted by cc62: I can't take credit for the images. I took most of the images from the Internet and modified some of the original manila files e.g. I've added...

Manila Language Changer

Manila/Sense UI is one of the best-known Windows Mobile user interfaces, but sadly its language support is very limited. That can all be changed with a small application developed by one of our members, smog. It has support for many different languages depending on your Manila build number. I just wrote a small application to change...

Convert Any QVGA M2D Theme to VGA

Nlohani has created a cab that enables you to convert QVGA M2D themes to VGA. As M2D has now been successfuly ported on VGA devices, many VGA device users are willing to have VGA themes. We already have a huge collection of beautiful M2D themes for QVGA, but nothing for VGA. Luckily I managed to convert these...

Don’t Steal My Phone – Another Thief Protection Application

Popol256 has updated his thief protection application. I've found many software that supposed to help in case your phone get lost or stolen. Some were expensive, some were free, but none fitted perfectly to what I was really expecting. So I've made my own. The closest in terms of functionalities (and price) is Remote Tracker, but it requires...

Manila: Quicklinks & Extended Appointments

Co0kieMonster has made an excellent mod for Sense 2.5. It increases the number of programs in the home tab and the number of appointments. When sliding down, the list of appointments will expand to 5. Sliding up will show a 16/20 grid. There are 3 panels through which you can slide. Sliding up again will...

Filter Rules for SMS 4.4 Updated

Mohitsapru updated his SMSrule cab. It's a very helpful tool that allows you to filter, autodelete, or hide private messages, among many other functions. The most comprehensive SMS management tool which gives you an option to do what you always wanted to do. Some of the things which it enables you to do!! 1. Filter all the incoming...

Windows Mobile Threaded SMS Skins by Astronaut

In the never ending quest to modify and personalize your Windows Phone, the question arises, how far do you want to go? User Astronaut believes it shouldn't stop at the layout and graphics of your threaded SMS screen. So he created two skins, that give the SMS view a true overhaul. This is your fashion captain speaking. What...