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Samsung Omnia II Forum Developments

It looks like just yesterday that XDA-developers opened the gates for a few other devices  than HTC only, but it has been over a month now that the Samsung Omnia II users got their own space here at XDA-developers. In the Omnia ROM development forum you can find ROM's by ninja4hire, Kebero, huzheyi & radioman96p71. And even...

Windows Phone 7 Series: Has Microsoft Failed? (Part 2)

Some time ago I wrote an article about Windows Phone 7 Series, wondering if Microsoft had failed with its brand-new OS, called Windows Phone 7 Series. There has been a lot of news about the OS lately, especially at MIX and today here at Xda-dev, but every time I hear news about features of Windows Phone 7 Series,...

Windows Phone 7 Series Build 7.0.0.6077 Out!!

After a big rant about how much people love or hate the new Windows Mobile 7 platform, Xda-dev already has a build floating around in the Windows Phone 7 Series forum under Development and Hacking. Member l2tp has posted a build of WP7S for some of the developers to start working on. However, if you're thinking...

Use your Google Voice account with iDialer dialpad

First released back in September 2008 by XDA member supbro, iDialer v0.53 provides the functionality to call from your Google Voice account direct from the dialpad on your Windows Mobile device.  The dialpad is a clone of the much loved iPhone dialer and is fully skinnable. Compatible with QVGA, VGA, HVGA and WVGA (upscaled) on touchscreen...

Control Your Windows 6.5.x X Button

Still in the beta stages the application created by XDA's own xtep is an amazing add-on to your Windows Mobile 6.5.x device.  If you, like me, are a little upset that Microsoft has taken the memory management control into their own hands then this is definitely worth taking a look at.  Not only is the control...

F1 Pocket 2010 v2.0

The first race of the season has just finished in Bahrain, but don't worry, you can follow the rest of the Formula 1 season on your Windows Mobile phone with zorro1981's F1 Pocket 2010 v2.0 app! (Graphical interface by chinubrio). Currently available in English, French, Italian and German, you can select your language preference when you...

Tattoo Market v2: Display Higher Resolution Apps in Market

HTC Tattoo owners often face the problem that there aren't much QVGA applications out there for their QVGA Tattoo's. The Android Market doesn't show any higher resolution apps, so there's just a small collection of apps available for the Tattoo. However there are a lot of higher resolution apps that will  automatically re-scale themselves to...

HD Mini Lockscreen Ported to VGA and WVGA Resolutions

Michyprima has been busy in the Software Development forum, working on a port of the redesigned lockscreen from the HD Mini. It's gone from its original HVGA resolution to the more common VGA and WVGA variations. Lockscreen features a simpler, sleeker design than those currently found on Windows Mobile 6.5 devices, and will also show a...

S2U2 updated to v2.33

I'm sure many of you Windows Mobile users have been waiting anxiously for an update from A_C. Wait no more because this update includes a slew of features and many bug fixes; too many to list here. This application lets Windows Mobile users to lock their screen to prevent inadvertently answering phone calls. S2U2 also allows...

TProfiler App by Taha25

XDA Member Taha25 has recently released the latest version of his Windows Mobile application TProfiler It features the ability to turn on/off certain functions (WiFi/Bluetooth) and set ringtone volume by pre-set times, you will no longer forget to silence your phone at the cinema or before that important meeting, a sure fire way to keep...

Slide2Play 0.83 Beta Released

A_C, the developer who brought us the wildly popular Slide2Unlock2 iPhone-style lock screen has been working hard on his music player Slide2Play, releasing another update today, only a month after his last release. S2P is one of the best stylus-free music players for Windows Mobile, featuring full support for A2DP and AVRCP, as well as support...

Ubuntu 8.04 Ported to Windows Mobile Devices

Much like with the XDANDROID project, which works on porting Android to much-loved Windows Mobile devices such as the Raphael, Blackstone, Rhodium and Diamond, various members of the forum have been working together to port the complete Ubuntu Linux distro to a range of handsets. This originated with fatsal's port to Sony Ericsson's XPERIA X1, but support...