Lousy T-Shirt

ChevronWP7

Say this for the Windows Phone 7 team, they have one helluva sense of humor. Check out the t-shirts handed out the developers behind ChevronWP7. In case you missed our story yesterday, the developers from ChevronWP7 are meeting today with the Windows Phone 7 team to discuss the future of homebrew. Interesting that they used the term "jailbreak" on the shirts. via I … [Read more...]

Homebrew App Lets LG, Samsung Users Change Accents

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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...]

ChevronWP7 Devs To Meet With Microsoft Regarding Homebrew

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Back in early December, the developers behind ChevronWP7, agreed to remove the unlocking/jailbreaking app that allowed for sideloading apps. At that time, the developers of ChevronWP7 issued this statement: Through this discussion, we established a mutual understanding of our intent to enable homebrew opportunities and to open the Windows Phone 7 platform for broader … [Read more...]

ChevronWP7 Discontinued, Removed

Less than a week after it's release and fresh off yesterday's release of the first homebrew app, ChevronWP7 has been discontinued and removed. The app effectively jailbroke Windows Phone 7 devices allowing for sideloading of apps, apps that might no necessarily be approved by the Microsoft's Marketplace app store. According to reports, the tool angered those in the Windows … [Read more...]