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5 Handy Tips for Windows 8
May16

5 Handy Tips for Windows 8

We are planning to include Windows 8 in to our coverage along with the usual Windows phone stuff. Now with the release inching closer I think its time we started taking a look at some Tips and Tricks that will help users who are new to the OS adjust to the new UI changes and features in Windows 8. So here it comes 5 Handy Tips for Windows 8 ( there are basic stuff so if you are a expert user you might not really find anything new in...

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How to add your own Windows Phone Text Message alert tone
May06

How to add your own Windows Phone Text Message alert tone

One feature many users wanted once we got the custom ringtones feature in Windows Phone Mango was the ability to add custom SMS tones , there was a way to get this done by a registry edit but now thanks to the effort of Windows Phone developer djfoxer and his app MyRingtone2SMS there is an easy way to get custom ringtones on your Windows Phone. You will need a fully Unlocked device or you can use Windows Phone Root Tools to give the...

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How to change the OEM and Carrier Marketplace on Windows Phone .. use Marketplace Config
May03

How to change the OEM and Carrier Marketplace on Windows Phone .. use Marketplace Config

Ever wanted to check out what the various other OEM’s offer their customers ? Perhaps you want to check out the exclusive marketplace offered by a different Carrier that the one you currently use. Well if you answered yes to those then stick around , we are going to tell you how to do just that in a few simple steps. Like all Best Homebrew Apps for Windows Phone this one requires a full unlock or you use use Windows Phone Root...

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SMSBackup : easiest way to backup your SMS on Windows Phone
Apr30

SMSBackup : easiest way to backup your SMS on Windows Phone

SMSBackup is a homebrew tool for Windows Phone that offers an easy and quick method to backup SMS on your device. The app is available for free but you need to have an interop unlocked device to run it. According to the developer first-generation interop-unlocked HTC, Samsung phones and fully-unlocked phones can run it ( If you have a Nokia you could try interop unlock ) . I have successfully run it on my Omnia 7 and the app does...

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Tip for Developers : Adding your Facebook page to your app
Apr30

Tip for Developers : Adding your Facebook page to your app

Here is a free tip for developers. When you guys / gals add a facebook page to your app it would be a good idea to use the touch version of the page instead of the mobile version. The touch version renders a lot better on the Windows Phone screen. Just replace the m.facebook URL with touch.facebook eg : instead of using http://m.facebook.com/1800PocketPC we have to use http://touch.facebook.com/1800PocketPC. ( hit the like button...

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Tutorial: Cab update to 8107 ( don’t wait for the Carriers )
Jan08

Tutorial: Cab update to 8107 ( don’t wait for the Carriers )

Following the news of update 8107 being reserved for carriers that request it, I was a little frustrated to say the least,I wanted to find a work-around and in my search I found this thread on xda-dev that listed the download locations to the official update files on Microsoft’s servers, and I remembered that xboxmod & YukiXDA had released a WP Update Cab Sender batch file that uses the WPUpdate.exe file that Zune updates your...

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