Android is becoming more usable on Windows Mobile devices thanks to the hard work of the Android and Windows Mobile communities. You can now run Android 1.6 or 2.0.1 on an HTC Touch Pro for example. Since Android on Windows Mobile is now quite stable some talented developers found a way to create a dual boot application for Windows Mobile.!
If you're already tired of your Motorola Droid look and feel then you might want to try out a new custom ROM that was released for your device. This ROM was released by humancyborg of AllDroid and it contains a port of the latest Sense UI version extracted from the HTC Espresso.
The Motorola Milestone is the European version of the Motorola Droid and while there are no hardware differences between the two devices, the Milestone supports multi-touch functionality like the iPhone but the Droid did not until now... A custom ROM is available for the Motorola Droid which enables multi touch functionality!
There are plenty of Voice Over IP applications for our Windows Mobile devices, some will allow you to call regular phones (mobile phones or landlines) others will only allow you to call other users of that application. In this series of articles, we'll compare the leading VoIP applications for Windows Phones.
Pocketnow.com just released a nice video preview of Windows Mobile build 23518, this build is sometimes referred to as Windows Mobile 6.6 which should be presented at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The much awaited Windows Mobile 7 should also be presented there according to many sources.
The brand new Google Phone aka Nexus One has recently been released and has already been rooted. This hack will jailbreak your Google phone and enable you to install custom ROMs, applications, themes etc. This is similar to jailbreaking an iPhone or rooting other Android devices.
The HTC Hero Sense UI has been ported to Windows Mobile devices. This is yet another UI option for WinMo and is really nice alternative to Titanium if you like the HTC Hero UI. Again we have to thank some talented folks at XDA Developers for this Sense UI theme.
If you like the way the iPhone displays text messages then you're going to like this amazing hack! Windows Mobile is definitely not the best looking OS today but it is certainly one of the most customizable. This time someone found a way to enhance the look and feel of the Text Messages user interface.
Some developers at XDA Developers already managed to port Android 1.6 to HTC Windows Mobile Phones and now they have also successfully ported Android 2.0.1 to some HTC phones like the HTC Diamond 2, the HTC Touch Pro 2 and the HTC Touch HD. Some also got it working on their HTC Touch Pro.
The Palm Pre is a very nice device with a brand new Operating System: webOS. Like any new OS some features are not there from day one (think about multitasking on the iPhone for example ;D), one in particular is the ability to record videos straight from the Pre camera. This feature will be coming officially to webOS in the future but why wait when there is Precorder out there!
ProSwitcher is a brand new application that brings the multitasking user interface of the Palm Pre to jailbroken iPhone and iPod Touch. If you have tried multiFl0w in the past, it is similar but much better!
It was about time for TechHackz to start covering more the iPhone from Apple. To start with we'll take a look at how you can jailbreak your iPhone (3GS, 3G or 2G) or iPod Touch (1st, 2nd or 3rd Generation) running the latest 3.1.2 firmware. This hack is using a program called Blackra1n which works with any iPhone or iPod Touch version.
The Nexus One aka Google Phone is going to be released soon and some folks have already managed to extract the latest Android 2.1 version out of it and successfully ported it over to the Motorola Droid!
The HTC HD2 is one of the hottest device of 2009 and so far it wasn't possible to flash or load a custom ROM on it. Well, the wait is over thanks to the folks over at XDA-Developers.
They did it again! Android 2.1 was already ported to the HTC Hero and now folks at AndroidSpin ported Android 2.1 from the Motorola Droid to the T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream).
Time for me to wish all of you all the best for 2010!!
2009 has been quite an exciting year, I am sure 2010 will be even more exciting! Stay tuned for some new articles, how-to guides and more from TechHackz.
The first major change for this new year is the launch of techhackz.com, the domain was registered recently and can now be used, update your bookmarks!