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RunDroid dual boots Android and Windows Mobile on the HTC HD2

If for some reason your smartphone of choice is the HTC HD2, you'll probably be very happy that RunDroid has been created. Sure, the HD2 has some very capable and high-end hardware under the hood, but on the other hand, it runs Windows Mobile 6.5. Not even Windows Phone 7, but its ancient predecessor. Understandably, people have been hacking Android onto the HD2 for months and months. Up until...

Android 3.0 Honeycomb for your Nook Color now free to download

Just days ago, developer deeper-blue announced his initial success porting Android 3.0 Honeycomb to the Nook Color tablet e-reader. Now, he's made it a whole lot easier for anyone with some free time and patience to do the same.The ROM installs to your SD card, and most of the Nook's hardware is now functional -- including Wi-Fi, hardware graphics acceleration, touchscreen input, and control...

Updated Android Music app leaks out

Thanks to an eager (and extremely active) developer community, early access to upcoming Android bits has become somewhat of a regular occurrence. Recently we've seen the Gingerbread launcher and updated Market app, and now a user at xda-developers has released an early version of what will become the next Music app for Android. It's still a bit rough around the edges, but it looks like it's...

How to watch the BBC iPlayer using Windows Mobile (HTC Touch Diamond only)

The BBC iPlayer service allows UK residents to watch full length episodes of recently broadcast BBC programs using a computer or an iPhone. But there's no official client for Windows Mobile. Of course, that hasn't stopped the hackers at XDA-Developers from figuring out how to make the iPhone interface work on Windows Mobile. There are a few things to keep in mind with this hack. First, iPlayer...

Hacked Windows Mobile 6.5 beta hits the web

The final version of Windows Mobile may not be ready to go until the second half of 2009, but an early beta version of the next generation operating system for cellphones and PDAs appears to made its way to some of the shadier areas of the internet. And a member of the XDA-Developers forum has figured out how to get it running on the HTC BlueAngel, which is a 5 year old mobile phone. The video...

Unofficial Windows Mobile 6 update for Dell Axim X51v

Earlier this month the hackers at the XDA-developers forum managed to port Windows Mobile 6 to the discontinued but still popular Dell Axim X50v PDA. But anyone who had gone out and bought the newer (but also discontinued) Dell Axim X51v were out of luck. Until this weekend that is. Another hacker has released an unofficial version of Windows Mobile 6 for the X51v. This update is only for...

Get that iPhone keyboard look on Windows Mobile

It was just a matter of time before we saw more iPhone inspired Windows Mobile mods. While we won't see a hack to let your phone automatically change from landscape to portrait when you rotate the screen anytime soon (it doesn't have the hardware), you can make your on-screen keyboard a bit more iPhone-like. The folks over at XDA Developers have released a skin for Happy Tapping Keyboard that...