Motorola Droid Bionic Launching with Unlocked Bootloader?

Droid Bionic

The Motorola Photon 4G, announce earlier today by Sprint, is an extremely attractive device boasting a 4.3 inch qHD display, Tegra 2 processor, and world phone capabilities. Those are great but there is something else that makes the Photon 4G a special phone. It’s going to be coming with an unlocked bootloader. You see, Motorola […]

HTC Prepping Software Update for HTC Sensation, Will Unlock Bootloader

HTC Sensation

HTC has confirmed that it is prepping an update that will be rolled out to the HTC Sensation in order to unlock the device’s bootloader which puts to rest any worries that owners may have had about it not getting unlocked. Here is what HTC had to say: We are currently developing new bootloader unlocked […]

HTC EVO 3D Bootloader Will Be Unlocked


All of you out there that pre-ordered the HTC EVO 3D and were worried about the possibility of a locked bootloader even after HTC confirmed that its upcoming devices would arrive with unlocked bootloaders can breathe easy. HTC’s Peter Chou has confirmed that, one way or another, the HTC EVO 3D will have a bootloader […]

HTC Sensation 4G on Track for June Release, Bootloader Status Still Unknown

HTC Sensation 4G

Evidence has surfaced that indicates that the HTC Sensation 4G is still on track for a June release on T-Mobile, but unfortunately, the intel doesn’t clear up the messy bootloader situation that is making it extremely difficult for some people to get excited about this device. Yesterday, HTC made it clear that it would no […]

HTC Evaluating Locked Bootloader Policy


After HTC, which has in the past been warm and welcoming to hackers, stated that its HTC Sensation 4G (coming to T-Mobile USA) and the EVO 3D (coming to Sprint as a 4G WiMax phone) would both be launched with a locked bootloader, user outcry has prompted the company to release a statement on its […]

HTC EVO 3D Confirmed to Have Locked Bootloader


In a bit of sad news for those who were planning or have already pre-ordered the HTC EVO 3D on Sprint, Android Police has confirmed that the device will indeed have the same locked bootloader as the HTC Sensation. This means that those of you looking forward to putting ROMs, kernels and recoveries on your […]

Is Verizon Delivering Covert Droid X Gingerbread Upgrade to Prevent Rooting?


As we had reported earlier, a build of Android 2.3 Gingerbread had been leaked out on the Internet and is slowly being rolled out to customers over the air–Verizon denies that a software update is happening. Regardless of whether you’re attempting to do update your handset OTA or through the steps indicated through the leakedĀ 4.5.588 […]

No Custom ROMs for Motorola Atrix 4G


Thanks to Motorola’s implementation of a locked bootloader, the new Motorola Atrix 4G dual-core flagship Android smartphone for AT&T will not be able to handle custom ROMs. Despite the fact that the handset was recently rooted, which allows for certain features like ability to install non-Android Market purchased apps that was prevented by AT&T, the […]