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Homebrew: Add Custom SMS Alert Tones on Windows Phone  (MyRingtone2SMS)

Homebrew: Add Custom SMS Alert Tones on Windows Phone (MyRingtone2SMS)

May 6, 2012 4 Comments

We wrote step by step instructions before on how to create and add your own custom ring-tones to Windows Phone shortly after the Mango update. Now I am hoping that I will be doing the same thing to Alert tones as soon as Tango rool out. In the meantime, there is a homebrew app that ...

Homebrew: ‘Splash Changer’ Changes the Carrier Splash Screen When Powering On

Homebrew: ‘Splash Changer’ Changes the Carrier Splash Screen When Powering On

April 27, 2012 2 Comments

Here is a little cool trick with a homebrew app that I thought some of you might enjoy. If you have the ability to side-load apps, you may want to try the homebrew app ‘Splash Changer’. It gives you the ability to change the carrier splash screen at start-up with anything you want. You can ...

The ChevronWP7 Labs ‘Experiment’ is Over – Users to Get Free Upgrade to App Hub

The ChevronWP7 Labs ‘Experiment’ is Over – Users to Get Free Upgrade to App Hub

April 13, 2012 No Comments

Back in January, the ChevronWP7 Labs has sold out of unlock tokens for the homebrew community. They sold at total of 10,000 tokens at $9 a piece in only 2 months. Back then it was rumored that it was the end of the line for them and they would not restock their stockpile of tokens. ...

Homebrew: Shutdown/ Restart App for Windows Phone is here

Homebrew: Shutdown/ Restart App for Windows Phone is here

January 24, 2012 No Comments

XDA member Nullstring has created a nice little homebrew app called Shutdown7 “an interop application that can Soft-reset and Shutdown your Windows Phone. This will not be going to WP Marketplace since this is an Interop which is not allowed in Marketplace.” Shutdown7 is a small but effective little app that takes care of restarting ...

ChevronWP7 Labs Soldout! Sell $90,000 Worth of Unlock Tokens in 2 Months

ChevronWP7 Labs Soldout! Sell $90,000 Worth of Unlock Tokens in 2 Months

January 1, 2012 No Comments

The ChevronWP7 Labs has sold out of unlock tokens for the homebrew community. They have sold 10,000 tokens at $9 a piece in only 2 months. Sad thing is that for right now, there are no plans to re-stock tokens since the initial agreement with Microsoft was just that – 10,000 tokens. Currently, the homebrew ...

Homebrew: Folders Updated to V3 (Customize Your Start Screen)

Homebrew: Folders Updated to V3 (Customize Your Start Screen)

December 20, 2011 No Comments

Live Tiles as folders has been discussed since Windows Phone launched. Would it be a good thing or a bad thing to allow users to create a live tile tat acts like a folder to group their apps? I honestly think that it goes against what Metro is all about but giving users the option ...

Homebrew: Themes Updated to V2 (Customize Your Live Tiles)

Homebrew: Themes Updated to V2 (Customize Your Live Tiles)

December 20, 2011 No Comments

I am perfectly fine with the options that are available to spruce up my start screen. Some however would like a little more added boost to their live tiles. Over at WindowsPhoneHacker, they have been working on a homebrew application that add themes to your Windows Phone Live Tiles. Recently they have updated their ‘themes’ ...

Homebrew: Cusomize Your Home Screen With ‘Supreme Shortcuts’ App

Homebrew: Cusomize Your Home Screen With ‘Supreme Shortcuts’ App

December 12, 2011 No Comments

MJCS, a member of the XDA forums has updated his homebrew application ‘Supreme Shortcuts”. Now their are 71 shortcuts that you can pin to start on Windows Phone with Supreme Shortcuts installed. Its a very simple to use application that just lets you toggle between on or off with each shortcut. Shortcuts available: About, Account ...

Hack: Customize Every Live Tile on Start Menu

Hack: Customize Every Live Tile on Start Menu

December 9, 2011 No Comments

Looking to customize your Windows Phone home screen a bit? A hack by Jaxbot has allowed for customization of the entire home screen to add images to any live tile. The image above shows of some samples of what can be done. The crazy part is that no actual hacking on your part is necessary. ...

DFT Launches Freedom ROM V2.0 – Tethering Comes to 1st Gen HTC Windows Phones

DFT Launches Freedom ROM V2.0 – Tethering Comes to 1st Gen HTC Windows Phones

November 11, 2011 1 Comment

The Dark Forces Team (DFT) is at it again as they just updated their Freedom ROM to V2.0. Some New features include: Ability to sideload dozens of XAP’s Support for 20 languages Updated HTC XAPs from Titan/Radar Fully unlock with IE download XAP Freedom ROM as of now works with: Trophy HD7 Mozart 7 Pro ...

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Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

President Of Lenovo’s Mobile Division Confirms Plans To Release A Windows Phone Later This Year

President of Lenovo’s Mobile Division, Lui Jun, recently spoke to Mobile Geeks, where he has confirmed that Lenovo will release a...

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