Another Easy Hack That’ll Bring NoDo For Some

Another day, another XDA hack to help NoDo get out to those who deserve it. The difference is that this time it's an easy one, and appears to be remarkably successful. The one caveat is that this only works on phones that are described by Microsoft as "delivering update." If your phone is on that list, but you still haven't seen NoDo, this should get it for you: Start … [Read more...]

Registry Hack Brings Instant Resuming

If you're plagued by the "Resuming..." screen that occupies WP7 while it thinks, then this hack might make you extremely happy — though we don't know its side effects yet. Spotted by Windows Phone Hacker, this tweak will bring you back to exactly where you were when you return to an application, without the resuming warning. If you have a developer unlocked device, all you have … [Read more...]

Homebrew App Lets LG, Samsung Users Change Accents


We recently covered the advent of hacks that let you change your accent colors for HTC (now available in app form), and the capability is rapidly spreading. Samsung and LG users get their chance, courtesy of Dave Ameanta — and his app supports HTC users too. The app simply lets you edit the name and color value for all 10 of the installed accent colors. Simply edit the color, … [Read more...]

Registry Tweak Allows New Color Themes


Over at the ever intriguing XDA forums, user xboxmod has figured out a way to edit the registries on HTC WP7 phones, which have allowed a number of hacks and tweaks. It allows you to send custom XML files to the phone, and all sorts of wonderful things are now possible. This has lead to a number of cool tweaks, the very least of which is the ability to change the colors of … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Hacked Onto HTC HD2

This is an HTC HD2, hacked to run WP7 by Cotulla. This is the first we've seen of a legacy device running the OS, as the HD2 is presently available in either WM6.5 or Android flavors. Hopefully this means that we'll be able to get WP7 on older devices too, with just a little tweaking and hacking. The creator of this hack isn't ready to let it out, saying: Remember this is just … [Read more...]