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Android Hacks

8 months later, I finally rooted my Verizon Galaxy Nexus because WugFresh makes it too easy not to

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Rooting my phone and then flashing a custom ROM is something I’ve done on every Android device – except my Galaxy Nexus until 16 hours ago. The Nexus was the first phone I’ve ever used to provide access to ev…

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Multimedia

HTC EVO 4G gets full HDMI Mirroring in FREE App for Rooted Phones

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The HTC EVO 4G, the beloved Sprint Android phone that has been so popular since May 2010, now supports full HDMI mirroring. No, Sprint and HTC didn’t release an update to the EVO, but a new app makes it possi…

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Android Hacks

Rooting tool ‘unrevoked 3.3′ released, allows SLCD HTC Incredible to be rooted

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Yes, they are at it again. The unrevoked team that has brought you all your fancy-shmancy rooting tools and options has just upgraded their infamous unrevoked tool to version 3.3. The newest version supports t…

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Android Hacks

Nexus S rooted in less time than it takes to read this headline

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The Nexus S debuted officially today, and its a really good phone by most accounts. But like so many Android phones before it, the Nexus S has already been rooted within the short period following its release. Ko…

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Android Hacks

Nook Color gets rooted, shows off Angry Birds and LauncherPro

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In his review of Barnes & Noble’s e-reader Nook Color, Andrew mentioned that eventual root access perhaps could provide the somewhat limited tablet with extra functionality. Thanks to the industrious a…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile responds to G2 rooting controversy

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Earlier this week, we reported that T-Mobile and HTC shipped the new G2 with fail-safe that prevents users from obtaining permanent root. Though it’s possible to root the device temporarily, all chang…

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Uncategorized

DEBUNKED? T-Mobile G2 has chip that prevents permanent root [UPDATE]

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UPDATE: Earlier this morning, New America linked to and XDA thread in which members complained of the G2 being unable to maintain root because the phone reinstalled the firmware after every boot. It was sugges…

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Android Hacks

HTC’s G2 gets rooted in record time

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This is just the obligatory post for any new Android device that gets its root on. It looks like our beloved XDA-Developers have gotten their hands on a G2 and already have rooted the little guy. The root as of now i…

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Android Hacks

How to get a shorter list of widgets (root only)

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A strongpoint of HTC’s widgets is that no unnecessary entries are created in the widget list since you simply pick the widget you want to add and then get to choose from the various available styles. But as we all k…

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Android Hacks

How to load ROM’s or themes on an HTC EVO (root only)

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Quite a few folks on our YouTube channel have noticed that the EVO I’ve shown in recent videos does not look like what you typically find. That’s because I purposely altered my phone to look differe…

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Tools

LCD Density Changer super-sizes your screen (Root only)

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It’s not enough for some people to have large screens; some want to pack in a few extra pixels and expand their viewing space even further. LCD Density Changer can increase how much space is available on th…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod-6.0 is available for select devices

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CyanogenMod-6.0, a popular community-built distribution of Android 2.2, has its official version out today for download. If your Android device is rooted and there is a final build available you can install…

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Android News

Google removes EasyRoot app from the Android Market

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So much for downloading an application from the Android Market to easily root your Motorola Droid or Droid X. Last week, a new application entered the Android Market promising the ability to root the phone with…

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Reviews

PMF v2.1 is a “no-frills” Android 2.2 stock ROM for DROID Incredible [ROM Reviews]

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So, you have a newly rooted DROID Incredible with the help of the new unrEVOked tool and you want to know what’s next? Over at the Increidble forums at xda-developers.com you can get your hands on some pret…

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Android Hacks

Droid X gets easy one-click root program (Windows only)

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In my day, you had to block off several minutes of your day, carefully read long explanations, and manually enter code in order to obtain root access to your phone. Today, all it takes is plugging in your phone and…

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