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VistAdvance Wisbar Themeset finally released! [VGA+WVGA]

» posted 4285 days ago @ 11:49 AM by George Merlocco in pocketpc

It's been a while since I've updated the Wisbar Advance PocketPC theme that I created over a year ago, and I've been promising myself I would release a better version to everyone as soon as I could. It took a bit longer than expected, but I'm proud to offer the VistAdvance Wisbar Theme for your downloadable enjoyment! This theme is for WVGA+VGA (both WAD+WA3) or WQVGA+QVGA (WA3-only) PocketPCs running either Wisbar Advance v3+ or Wisbar Advance Desktop v2+ (having both installed is recommended).

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VistaMobile PocketPC theme finally completed!

» posted 4700 days ago @ 12:50 AM by George Merlocco in design

I've been hell bent on customizing my PocketPC phone to the nth degree, and while doing so I have created a new theme for my VGA device (HTC Universal) ALL Pocket PCs, both QVGA and VGA. It has been designed for ease of use while in the car or for using your fingers rather than the stylus. It's comprised of 3 main screens for the desktop, and top/bottom menubar skins. This theme is for VGA or QVGA PocketPCs running either WM2003 / WM5 / WM6 versions of the mobile OS. It requires Lakeridge Software's Wisbar Advance 2 (and up). Wisbar Advance Desktop (plugin) is also required to get the most out of this theme. If you do not have the desktop plugin, then you will still be able to skin your device, but you'll be missing the sweet interface that I created for the homescreens.

Lots of time and development have been put into creating this, and I couldn't have done it without the majority of graphics from Corleno. Thanks to him for allowing me to 'remix' his PocketPC / Wisbar theme, "Vista Pocket". Most of the topbar and softkey skins are from that theme, but the desktop is a fresh design from me. I have also used the wallpaper/backgrounds from mx-steel's "Dream Series". They have been modified to support some built-in background/layout graphics for some components used in my desktop theme. Read on after the pics for detailed installation instructions:

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