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Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

Verizon’s Galaxy S3 Comes With A Locked Bootloader. Root, A Workaround, And Verizon S3 Source Code Already Released

| July 9, 2012 | Reply

  When people started to receive their shiny new Verizon S3 it came with a bit of a surprise. A locked bootloader. It didn’t take very long for the interwebs to blow up in anger over this and for many Android specific websites to start reporting false information that the bootloader was encrypted. Not long […]

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Google Gifting Employees With A Galaxy Nexus

Google Gifting Employees With A Galaxy Nexus

| December 19, 2011 | Reply

Google is starting to hand out a brand New Galaxy Nexus to its employees as a Christmas gift. The phone has a custom back cover that has logos of all of the Google apps on it. Looks pretty ugly if you ask me. I only know of one other person who has been given a […]

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Newest Android Innovation – Getting You Drunk [video]

Newest Android Innovation – Getting You Drunk [video]

| November 21, 2011 | Reply

Izac is a robotic type of bartender that can mix you up your favorite booze so you can drink your life away while waiting for the Galaxy Nexus like the crew here has been doing lately. The neat thing about Izac is that he is controlled by a custom Android app and controlled by a […]

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Lookout Security finds trojans aimed at custom rom’d phones, uh oh!

Lookout Security finds trojans aimed at custom rom’d phones, uh oh!

| June 16, 2011 | Reply

Well, not quite uh oh just yet for most of us. The trojan was found over on some chinese alternative markets to the official Google Market. So not to worry just yet, but something like this was bound to happen. A few months back now in our IRC room (#androidchat on freenode) fellow writers Tabe, […]

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Meet the i’mWatch…an Android-powered Watch

Meet the i’mWatch…an Android-powered Watch

| June 2, 2011 | Reply

So we have Android phones, and Android tablets, and Android other things I’m probably not aware of. But now, now, there’s the Android-powered i’mWatch. That’s right, watch. What’s the gig? Evidently, the watch connects to your smartphone (not just Android, but also iPhone4, and future BlackBerry devices) via bluetooth. On the 1.54″ display, you can […]

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Sony is serious about helping you with custom kernels – tells you how to do it.

Sony is serious about helping you with custom kernels – tells you how to do it.

| May 9, 2011 | Reply

Sony is really pushing to be the phone maker for the dev community. They offer up open boot loading tools, and now they want to teach you how to run a custom kernel step by step on its newer phones. Why are they doing this? Well I think they pissed plenty of people off with […]

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Acer A500 Tablet Rooted

Acer A500 Tablet Rooted

| April 29, 2011 | Reply

Xda has already rooted the acer a500 tablet. While most of us cannot get our hands on one because it is sold out everywhere, it’s good to know that once it is available more widely that root will be had. Standby for custom roms. Source: XDA Share on Facebook

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The LG G2X already has custom recovery Update: CM7 running

The LG G2X already has custom recovery Update: CM7 running

| April 22, 2011 | Reply

I guess the question about how much LG was going to try to lock down it’s high end android phones has been answered. It looks like TeamDouche already has recovery loading up on the g2x phone. I imagine they will likely be loading some cm7 love on it eventually. We can all wait for more […]

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Now you can create a custom background image and theme for gmail

Now you can create a custom background image and theme for gmail

| April 14, 2011 | Reply

Did you know you can change the color scheme of your gmail inbox? Well, that has been around for some time. Did you know now you can add a custom background image as well? That is new. You can use any image in your picasa, or add a new one to use. Simply hit the […]

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HTC Thunderbolt Has Been Rooted

HTC Thunderbolt Has Been Rooted

| March 18, 2011 | Reply

Less than two days after its release, the 4g monster out on verizons LTE network has been permanently rooted. While it isn’t ready for a custom recovery and S-off, it will allow you some of the nice things we all love in root(root explorer, titanium backup). You may have seen mention of the phone being […]

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