How to Root the LG G3

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The new LG G3 is an impressive smartphone with tons of the best features available for any smartphone on the market. Not to mention a few firsts like a 2560 x 1440 Quad-HD display and laser auto-focus camera, but specs aren’t everything. Some users may want to hack their device, and rooting is the first […]

How to Disable Water Damage Popups on the Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a powerful flagship smartphone that combines most of the latest mobile technology all into one impressive device. When it first debuted back in February one of the biggest and best features was the IP67 certification. This makes the Galaxy S5 both dust and water-resistant. According to Samsung the Galaxy S5 […]

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S5

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The brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 is a powerful flagship device full of impressive specs and features. Samsung added a stunning camera on the back along with a heart rate sensor, and there’s even a fingerprint scanner on the front for additional security. Even though the Galaxy S5 is packed full of features and options, […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Root Successful: Easy Root Download Available

A Samsung Galaxy S5 root tool is already available.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 root is already available, offering a way to quickly free the new smartphone and allow it to run root apps on Android 4.4.2, more than a week before the Galaxy S5 release date. Chainfire is a developer who is the author of many popular root apps and who is responsible for […]

Android 4.5 Update Could Break Root Apps

The Android 4.5 update could break many root apps.

The Android 4.5 update could break many root apps that Android users know and love if Google keeps the current code in place which limits an area many root apps use. A recent commit to the Android code changes access to this area and Chainfire, the developer behind SuperSU, StickMount and many other root apps […]

Nexus 5 Root Released, Here’s How to Do It

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The Nexus 5 was officially released late last week, and those who bought the device are just now receiving them in the mail, with the first batch of Nexus 5 units arriving yesterday for many buyers. About as quickly as a dropped banana hits the floor, the Nexus 5 root is complete, and infamous Android […]

AT&T HTC One Bootloader Unlocked Ahead of Release

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The AT&T HTC One bootloader is unlocked ahead of the official release, bringing the promise of customizations and ROMs for user who opted to purchase the AT&T HTC one rather than spending $650 on the HTC One Developer edition. After unlocking the bootloader on the HTC One, a user was able to flash a custom […]

The Most Important Jailbreak Tweak You Need Isn’t on Cydia

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After using the evasi0n iOS 6.1 jailbreak, there are plenty of great Cydia apps and tweaks, but the most important one isn’t on Cydia. Jailbreaking the iPhone or iPad bypasses the security Apple has in place, which could potentially open up your freshly jailbroken device to malware or hackers. In the past the worst we’ve […]

Verizon Galaxy Note 2 Root Now Available

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 owners on Verizon looking to root their device will be happy to know that a Verizon Galaxy Note 2 root is now available, just a short time after Verizon released the 5.5-inch phablet to the public. XDA-Developers member droidstyle has put together a way for Verizon Galaxy Note 2 owners to […]

Definitions of U.S. Copyright Laws Restricts Smartphone, Tablet Users

In a review of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, also known as the DMCA, that first made it legal to jailbreak devices, the U.S. Copyright Office has now made definitions of copyright laws that limit the benefits to owners of smartphones and tablets. According to the U.S. Copyright Office, owners of smartphones may continue to […]

1-Click Solution Now Available to Unlock Bootloader on Verizon Galaxy S III

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We had reported that consumers and developers alike can purchase the consumer edition of the Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III rather than the unsubsidized developer edition of the same LTE smartphone and hack on an unsecured bootloader to enable further modification and hacking to the phone. Now, it seems, that the lengthy solution proposed is […]

Pattern Unlock on Android Can Be Cracked Without Rooting Phone

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While Google had touted the security of Android’s pattern unlock mechanism for securing data and information on an Android smartphone–law enforcement officials were unable to crack their way into the phone of a criminal in the past–it looks like hackers now can hack their way into phones secured with the pattern unlock mechanism even without […]

How to Root the Nexus 7 & Unlock the Bootloader

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The Nexus 7 tablet delivers Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at an affordable price and in an easy to root and unlock package. One of the best parts about owning an Android tablet is the ability to root the Nexus 7 and install tweaks and hacks to deliver extra functionality. While Jelly Bean delivers support for […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Now Available for Rooted Galaxy Nexus

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Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at Google I/O 2012 last week, but like all Android updates it will take time for a Verizon to officially release Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Nexus, but users who are willing to do some work can try out Android 4.1 today. A leaked version of Jelly Bean for […]

How to Root HTC EVO 4G LTE

How to Root HTC EVO 4G LTE

New HTC EVO 4G LTE owners who want to root their device can now do so as a root method has become available just a day after the phone started arriving on the doorsteps of customers. The process, which has been posted by zedomax over at XDA-Developers, is an easy one click root that is […]

AT&T HTC One X Gets Easy Root Method

AT&T HTC One X Gets Easy Root Method

While AT&T remains committed to keeping the bootloader on the HTC One X locked down, a resourceful member of the Android community has seen it fit to root the device nonetheless. KennethPenn, a user over at XDA-forums, has posted a fairly easy method of rooting the AT&T version of the HTC One X. And while […]

HTC One X Gets Easy Root Ahead of Launch

HTC One X Gets Easy Root Ahead of Launch

One of the more attractive device to come out of this year’s Mobile World Congress was the HTC One X, a device that the Taiwanese company will almost assuredly market as its new flagship device. And today, we have some good news for those that are planning on buying it. The HTC One X has […]

How to Help Keep iPhone Jailbreaking Legal

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There was a time when jailbreaking your iPhone meant that you were breaking the law. Prior to a ruling in July of 2010, it was, in fact, illegal to do such a thing. That ruling though, which was made by the United States government, dictated that jailbreaking an iPhone or rooting an Android device was […]

Asus Transformer Prime Root Tool Now Available

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Earlier today we told you about a simple root and unlock tool that is now available for the LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and now, it’s a tablet’s turn to join in on the fun. Yes folks, a simple root tool for the Asus Transformer Prime tablet is now available which means that […]