Hands up if your a fan of Star Trek… Count me in on that one and now hands up if you starred in Star Trek, own an HTC One, and have failed at rooting it… OK so the only hand up here is Wil Wheaton aka Wesley Crusher from Star Trek. Wil Wheaton 06:01 (edited) […]
Wow, talk about quick! It would seem that the much discussed and very locked AT&T Bootloader on the S4 is no longer that – locked. A huge debate kicked off on Google+ last night about this very bootloader however Dan Rosenberg aka @djrbliss has hacked away and it’s now fully unlocked. Would this make you […]
Forgive the cheesy title of the post but if truth be told, it really does upset me. Why do OEM’s continue to ship device this way when they know that Android is all about development? The Optimus G, online pharmacy noprescription which has surprised many by being eagerly anticipated, will come with a locked Bootloader […]
Outraged developer community may have just won with Verizon after they complained to Verizon that their device had a locked bootloader. A email from Verizon customer support states that there will be an OTA update ‘soon’ that will unlock the bootloader soon. ” My name is Levar and thank you for contacting Verizon Wireless about […]
NVFlash acts as a safety net for developers and flashers alike. It makes a device practically un-birckable and a brick is an Android users worst nightmare. Today thanks to the team over at AndroidRoot.Mobi they have released their NVFlash they have been working on for a while. Asus and NVidia said they were trying to […]
If there’s one thing we hate as Android fans it happens to be bootloaders. Worse than bootloaders are ones that are locked. They’re such a hassle to Android developers to get proper flashing done. Without proper flashing what’s the purpose of the development community? Many OEMs have tried to help out the community and give […]
I’m just as dumbfounded as everyone else reading this right now. Seems crazy but the news is true. HTC has given us an official way to unlock the bootloader on our HTC Dream’s. Of course this will void warranty, but since this is so old no one has a warranty anyway so no need to […]
Awhile back ASUS promised, among other things, that they would be providing a way for the bootloader to be unlocked on the ASUS Transformer Prime. But as time has gone by, speculation has risen. Not to be deterred, ASUS has delivered on their promise and has made the official unlock tool available now. The tool […]
Yes, after countless attacks on the Asus twitter, facebook, YouTube videos and their email account Asus agreed to unlock the bootloader on the transformer prime. Asus is now making their promise true with some tweets today. So in February we will see a bootloader unlock tool.
ASUS’ new Android tablet, the Transformer Prime, has received a lot of attention as of late regarding the problems with GPS and their locked bootloader. We even had a piece about the bootloader situation. Well ASUS has released a statement on their Facebook page on the above items. Read past the break for the release.
If you are a ROM developer or even the type of person that loves to play around flashing ROMS all over the place then bricking your phone is always a HUGE risk and fear. Fear not though my young apprentices, with the help of Google releasing their Galaxy Nexus factory image you can now sleep […]
Hacking, Modding and getting what the people want is becoming more and more a reality nowadays in the mobile world. All this is courtesy of enterprising developers out there who are doing a amazing job bringing us all kinds of magical goodies that can make our devices so much better. Well, now a new exciting […]