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New Opera Mini 5 and Latest Jbed all-in-one cab

The popularity of Opera Mini has grown fast since it has been launched for the iphone, for those of you already familiar with this great browser, optyqus created an all in one cab of the latest version. Originally posted by optyqus Trying to make things easier with Opera Mini 5 java (as the native WM Opera...

New HTC G-Sensor Config Tool

So you've got a HTC phone with a G-Sensor in it, and with that G-Sensor you want to control how your phone orients the screen depending on how you hold it, unfortunately not all apps come with the ability to rotate the screen when you turn your phone! But with this new app created by mforutan...

YouTube HQ Hack for Nexus One

The default YouTube app on the Nexus One, now has the option to watch videos in HQ - even on 3G.  However this requires a few button clicks and a wait whilst the video is rebuffered for the HQ version. So wouldn't it be great if YouTube would default to HQ when on 3G? XDA...

Read EPub Books with E Reader On New Manila ROMS

Reading books on your device can be a good option, especially if your phone's resolution allows for easy reading. Member patcat007 presents this application for reading epub books on Manila, the E reader Manila Tab has a limit of showing 20 books. Originally posted by patcat007 Now have 300 books in my ereader library. Now there are...

Flash 10.1 Beta Signup for Android

XDA forum member Eclair ~ has posted that Adobe has opened up a sign up page in order to get notified for Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Beta for Android. Flash for Android has been highly anticipated, and Flash Player 10.1 for Android has just entered private beta, with public betas on the way! Adobe's CEO Shantanu...

Update to CoOkie Home Tab Editor v1.7.1

Many of us with HTC's Sense know all about the CoOkie Home Tab. In fact this is a theme that receives updates constantly, and gets lots of recognition in NRGZ28s ROMs. No stranger to CoOkies Home Tab is the CoOkie Home Tab Editor (CHTEditor) that has been created and very well updated by johncmolyneux for quite...

Skyfire for Android – Beta Version Available

The popular Skyfire browser is finally here for Android! Skyfire is a downloadable, free mobile browser that gives you a Web browsing experience exactly like PC browsing. Skyfire has been available for a while now on the Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms and boasts that it's the only mobile browser to support all major Web 2.0...

Trackball Transplant on HTC Droid Eris

Are you jealous of the multicolor LEDs and trackball color mods of the Nexus One? Want a colored trackball for your Droid Eris? Well you can do-it-yourself like XDA forum member Elementix. Elementix has gone that one step further and performed the hardware mod on his Droid Eris. Elementix has successfully replaced the Eris trackball with...

Clocks for Cookie’s Home 1.7

A great addition to your phone is CoOkie's Home Tab on which we've reported just last week. And with the new version 1.7 that allows users to add an analog clock to the home page, among many other things, it just adds that extra bit to make your home tab look that much cleaner. User jaguaralani...

New TCPMP build [SKINNED]

Member bimbam69 presents his version of the well known TCMP player with rmvb and skin selector option. This player is preferred by many members due to its stability and the many available features. Originally posted by bimbam69 Features of this build: Suport of FLV1 FLV4 videos and subtitle straight of the box. ffmpeg.plg now supports Cinepac, SVQ1,...

Multi-Touch SDK for Resistive Screens Released

After months of development, member anaadoul has released the beta version of his Software Development Kit, which will allow users of resistive screens as found on just about any HTC device  to finally experience the interface-enhancing power of multi-touch functionality (every current HTC Windows Mobile device possesses a resistive screen, except for the HD2). The SDK...

Battery Capacity Claims Research

Member d0ugie has done extensive research testing batteries of Rhodium and Nexus one devices to help members to choose the best battery replacement. His updated cab provides in depth information regarding charge and other values. Originally posted by d0ugie We all want better battery life, no question, more than processor speed (some of us even underclock), resolution,...