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Motorola Droid X Rooted

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A new phone arrives, a few days pass, and root access is obtained. That seems to be the modus operandi of the Android hacking community , and it’s exactly what happened with the Motorola Droid X. Released J…

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Unrevoked3 makes a difficult root procedure for DROID Incredible a thing of the past

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Anyone who has been following the DROID Incredible rooting saga knows that it has been a long road (especially, yours truly) and today is the much anticipated end. Today, the unrevoked (or, unrEVOked) team rel…

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Samsung

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 and Samsung Galaxy S have been rooted

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Today was a productive day among Android developers who like to hack away at phones. Earlier this morning, the Samsung Galaxy S achieved root status, just a couple of weeks after being released. The Sony Ericss…

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HTC Desire ROM loaded onto a Nexus One already

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HTC Desire ROM loaded onto a Nexus One already

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The HTC Desire and Nexus One have similar physical builds and specs, so it’s no surprise that someone would try to load one ROM on the other, in this case porting the Sense-powered Desire ROM created by HTC…

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Developers claim to have root access to Barnes & Noble Nook reader #android

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Developers claim to have root access to Barnes & Noble Nook reader #android

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The Barnes & Noble “Nook” ereader has been rooted. On Sunday night, the team of modders at NookDevs.com announced that they had discovered a DNS hack, followed by a teardown of the physical de…

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Motorola Droid gets rooted and praised by TIME magazine

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Motorola Droid gets rooted and praised by TIME magazine

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Being named one of the best gadgets of the year by Time  magazine would usually warrant top billing in that headline, but not tonight, my friends. As nice it is to see an Android product finally get its due and resp…

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Et tu, Google? The CyanogenMod issue gets a resolution [commentary]

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Et tu, Google? The CyanogenMod issue gets a resolution [commentary]

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In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Caesar had a tragic realization in his waning moments. As he lay covered in blood and struggling for air, Caesar looked up and saw his friend Brutus among his attackers. &…

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My Android phone is rooted: now what?

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My Android phone is rooted: now what?

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The one-click root method inspired quite a few Android device owners to root their phone. Sadly, not all root functions are as easy to implement as the one-click method. Some of the hacks and features that inter…

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How to Understand Android root terms and procedures

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How to Understand Android root terms and procedures

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Be sure to read our introductory article before proceeding. So you took the plunge and rooted your Android phone. Congrats. Now get to work understanding what that means. First things first: realize that Andr…

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How to create a 2nd partition to install Android apps on an SD card

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How to create a 2nd partition to install Android apps on an SD card

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If you’ve rooted your Android phone, it may have been because you wanted to free up space and install apps on your SD card. Certain ROM’s have this feature built into, so all a user has to do is create a…

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Easily root Android phone by installing a program

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Easily root Android phone by installing a program

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A blogger has publicized what he says is a “one-click” method for rooting an Android phone, including instructions and files necessary to do so. The author of RyeBrye.com has credited someone us…

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T-Mobile myTouch3g rooted with instructions

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T-Mobile myTouch3g rooted with instructions

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Well, that didn’t take long. Roughly a week after being released, members of the XDA Developers Community  have gained root access to the T-Mobile myTouch3g. Earlier this morning, XDA member Amon_RA t…

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Geeks’Phone “One” is an Android phone with root access

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Geeks’Phone “One” is an Android phone with root access

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Anybody interested in an unlocked phone that comes with root access the minute you buy it? It has a 624 MHZ processor, a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus, and Digital TV Tuner to sweeten the pot. If your intere…

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How to: Update your G1 with RC30 and keep that jailbroken status

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How to: Update your G1 with RC30 and keep that jailbroken status

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The cat and mouse game with jailbreaking your G1 has more than officially begun. First the G1 was jailbroken and root access was a possibility, and then Google quickly rolled out the RC30 update that fixed the ha…

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