09/21/2013, Motorola had announced earlier this year that it would offer two Moto X variants “just for developers.” One of those variants went on sale a couple of days ago, it was compatible with Verizon. The GSM Moto X developer edition smartphone is now available for purchase through Motorola’s website. It costs $649.99 and does not require a two year contract with a carrier. The GSM variant is compatible with the […]
08/05/2013, AT&T seems to have taken a look at their rivals Verizon’s move in locking down just about every single Android-powered device that goes through their doors, regardless of whether they are HTC, Samsung or Motorola handsets, and AT&T intends to follow in the same footsteps as Verizon. Apparently, starting with the Samsung Galaxy S4, AT&T will no longer support unlocked bootloaders. It must be said that the most recent Samsung […]
08/04/2013, A couple of days ago Motorola finally unveiled the Moto X smartphone, its first major smartphone after being acquired by Google. The device has caused quite a stir in the community, many people are anxiously to see how it performs in the market, particularly among competitors such as the Galaxy S4 and HTC One. The Android modding community is no doubt concerned about the Moto X bootloader status, the company […]
06/13/2013, Android 4.2.2 for Sony Xperia Z download has been leaked. This unofficial build can be flashed on devices that have unlocked bootloaders.
05/22/2013, New CF-Auto-Root and SuperSU tools have been released for i9505 variant of Galaxy S4, which is the one sold by AT&T and T-Mobile.
05/01/2013, If you read our post on Steve Kondik confirming that AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 bootloader arrives locked, and wondered how long would it take for someone to unlock said bootloader, look no further as the AT&T Galaxy S4 bootloader has already been unlocked. Developers weren’t put off by the fact that AT&T was shipping S4 with locked bootloader, because it didn’t mean that it became unbreakable, it only causes delays […]
12/10/2012, The Amazon Kindle Fire HD is one of the first few Kindle models from Amazon that come with a higher resolution display, definitely with a far higher resolution compared to the original Kindle Fire. Unfortunately for those who love to tinker with stuff underneath the hood, the Kindle Fire HD comes with a locked bootloader, making it far harder to replace Amazon’s software with a custom operating system compared to […]
07/25/2012, I suppose Sony executives have this funny grin on their faces that shout, “Problem?” whenever someone with a Sony smartphone which carries an unlocked bootloader walks into their service centers to perform a hardware repair of sorts. This is because there is a growing number of owners who claim that Sony Mobile turns away the repair of handsets that have hardware issues including the yellow-tint display issue, simply because their […]
02/24/2012, Yes, it was just yesterday that we brought you news of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update after numerous delays and disappointments over the months, but here we are with something else that ought to cheer up Transformer Prime owners – Asus has just rolled out their bootloader unlocking tool (as promised) that can be retrieved directly from the official Asus support […]
01/30/2012, Looking to replace the Blur-contaminated Android on your Motorola RAZR with a custom ROM of your own? Well, it looks like folks in Europe will soon be able to in the future. Motorola has officially announced a phone just for that very purpose. Called the Motorola RAZR Developer Edition, the phone comes with an unlocked bootloader, which will allow the installation of unauthorized code (i.e. a different operating system or […]
01/05/2012, There is a segment of the Android community that gets all worked up whenever the topic of unlocked bootloaders are brought up, and most recently, Motorola has been in the line of fire as users who wish to do as they like with their handsets realized that was not quite possible with select Motorola smartphones. While Motorola did promise to unlock the bootloaders of its smartphones and followed through with […]
01/03/2012, While a locked bootloader won’t mean much to most of the folks who pick up the ASUS Transformer Prime tablet, it’s a big deal for the folks who do like to make their tablets do things they aren’t supposed to do: like run custom ROMs or even different operating systems. Well, we’ve got some good news for those of you who care about the bootloader.
11/18/2011, A few months ago Sony Ericsson put up an official website for Sony Ericsson users to unlock their Android phones. All they had to do was visit it, follow the instructions online and they could easily unlock their devices without worrying complicated process and methods from third party sources. Well now Sony Ericsson has updated the website with a few new changes. The biggest one being a feature to check […]
10/24/2011, Good news Motorola Droid RAZR owners-to-be! It looks like the company will be offering an official bootloader unlocking solution for the upcoming device, which means that rooting your device and installing custom ROMs, mods, apps, etc should prove to be a relatively easy affair, or at least the very least save you one extra step.