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TGShutdown – Shutdown Timer for WM

XDA member beatlevlc presents another alternative to automatically program your Windows Mobile device to shut down. TGShutdown is a small application timer on a easy interface with Start/Stop buttons and calendar view. Now, you can go to bed listening music or watching television knowing your device won´t be awake forever after you fall asleep. Tested on hTC...

10 Apps for Your Rooted Android Device

XDA member crazyboy_beggar has put together a fantastic list of apps for your rooted Android device. The list showcases the "10 best apps for your device", if it is missing any apps you think would've been mentioned then feel free to post in the thread. Here are some of the top 10: Superuser SetCPU Terminal Emulator Quick boot DroidWall And a few others....

Droid X Theme – Welcome Beta Testers

XDA member krayzee presents this theme for your Android device. This is a well designed theme UI with text icons that will give a fresh look to your home screen, also including 2 dialer options. As this is the first and unfinished version, you can expect some bugs, but the developer will appreciate your feedback...

This Week on iPhone-Developers…

Surely, you have seen the birth of our sister site iphone-developers.com in the recent weeks. Starting this week, we will feature an article from their homepage as a means to allow users on XDA who have some Apple experience or who simply like their products, to be up to date with the latest developments in...

Finish Your Messages Typing Only a Few Letters – Scrybe for Android

Not really a native XDA application, but rather neat and worth mentioning here. XDA member Paul22000 points us to a new keyboard for Android which is built upon Google Scribe API. The app will pretty much work like T9 or any word completion program with the only difference that the words chosen by the keyboard...

Birdman Font Text Icons for Android

If you are using Desktop Visualizer or Launcher Pro, then this big icon set by XDA member drew2000 will be of your liking. You can fully customize your Android home screen with new font styles, more than 150 text icons and stylish docks. Just extract the contents of the zip into your SD card and pull...

LG Optimus 7, Quantum, and Samsung Omnia 7 Forums Added

We are very close to the release of the first Windows Phone 7 devices in the US and because of that, we decided that we would add, due to popular demand, a few extra device forums for people to have a place to play in. This time, we decided to add two new devices from...

AsPhone, Skype for H3G UMTS

Anyone on an H3G Carrier will be thankful for this great app developed by XDA member zerocool87. For those of you who want Skype, it is now available using AsPhone which is a simple yet powerful Skype client. It allows you to make and receive calls along with a chat feature that is still in beta. The app has been...

Android iRail Train Times Information for Belgium

XDA member profete162 created an open source application to get real time information about trains system in all Belgium for your Android device. This ambitious project has the intention to make an application to get real time information for train, subway, and bus everywhere in the world, with the first development successfully tested and running...

A Reminder from the XDA Moderator Team

It appears a reminder may be in order, about the purpose of the development fora on XDA. If you have developed a ROM, or are working with others to do so, the development forum is somewhere to discuss and share ideas, post useful feedback and logs or crash dumps, and to discuss a common goal developers...

WP7 Theme on Your HD2

For Leo users this new bootscreen will be outstanding. We have now the chance to boot Android, Ubuntu and Maemo (in the works). And now, XDA member and developer ansar.ath.gr give us the chance to boot Windows Phone 7 on the Leo!. The developer states that two releases will be uploaded, Titanium and Jaxbot’s Metro...

ADB – Easy Tutorial

ADB this, ADB that, ADB to get such and such... If you are new to the world of Android, you are probably asking yourself "what in the world are these people talking about?" ADB or Android Debug Bridge is basically an interface or communication medium for the user to connect and issue commands to an...