WINDOWS PHONE 7.5 MANGO Posts on XDA

WP7.5 Breakthrough—Run .EXE Code Natively on Stock, Unlocked Roms

We recently saw the announcement of the newest contender in the market for mobiles---WP8. However, do you think that the short-lived WP7+ would be left for dead before it could begin taking off in the underground development scene? Lots of devs who are still loyal to the Microsoft brand are working hard to try and...

Final Frontier – Check! DFT Releases HSPL for Second Generation HTC WP7 Devices

DFT (Dark Forces Team) has been around our site for quite some time---since the days of Windows Mobile. More often than not, whenever a post of theirs appears on our site, something awesome is about to happen to a device. For instance, back in February they were successfully able to grant HSPL unlock goodness to...

First Custom ROM Appears for the Nokia Lumia 710

About a month or so ago, XDA Forum Member biktor_gj posted an entire unlock and NAND access method for the Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 series of devices, which are the next of kin in Nokia's entry into the world of smartphones (being hand held by Microsoft themselves). The complete unlock was accomplished thanks to the collaboration of...

First Custom ROMs Appear for the Samsung Focus 1.3, Focus 1.4, and Omnia 7

It's no secret that ROM development is considerably more cumbersome on Microsoft's closed source Windows Phone 7 operating system than on its open source competition. Despite the difficulties, developers on our site such as -=Barin=- have made outstanding progress with releases such as a fully functioning kitchen for HTC devices.Unfortunately, however, this is little consolation for Samsung device...

Wf Phone Tools Lets You Micromanage Your WP7 Device

Unlike its predecessor, Windows Phone 7 was never intended for much freedom. Evidence for this can be found everywhere from the similar device specifications and lack of carrier skins to the way users are allowed to install applications. However, this being XDA-Developers, we constantly develop new ways to take back control of our devices.Luckily, this...

Bug Crashes WP7 Messaging Hub (And More) Via Text

On Monday, a reader of WinRumors.com discovered a pretty nasty bug in Windows Phone 7's messaging hub: upon receiving a special text, either through SMS, Facebook chat or Windows Live Messenger, the device will automatically reboot, and the messaging hub cannot be opened anymore. Only a hard reset will fix this. For a demonstration, watch...

Windows Phone 7 Advanced Configuration Tool

It is always appreciated to have tools that let you adjust more into deep your experience with your device, and this is an example of that. Advanced Configuration Tool presented by XDA member schaps features the option to customize panels and widgets with interactive backgrounds, including a launcher for applications and games, a file explorer and...

Have You Recently Updated Your HTC WP7 Device To 7740? If So, Check This Out…

By this time, you are probably aware that my picture manipulation skills are less than par, but if you take a quick look at the image on this article, right below the MAC address, I placed a small refresh icon. Weird as it may seem, I do have a valid reason for having done this...

Get Multi-Lingual With Abjad Keyboard for Mango

Say what you will about the importance of mobile entertainment, smartphones are ultimately about connecting people. It doesn't matter where you're from or what language you speak, our mobile devices should allow us to relay our thoughts to our friends in the simplest and most efficient manner. While this works as planned for those proficient...