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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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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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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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Root your HTC EVO in 3-clicks. Yes, I said 3.

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I’ve been hesitant to root my HTC EVO because I haven’t seen any stable ROM’s worth switching to until recently. There is now a root method so easy that I’m probably going to take the di…

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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 EVO 4G root available, but major security concerns raised with phone

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Though that Droid Incredible root story going around was a totally lame hoax, the HTC EVO 4G root is 100% real and confirmed. It also may be a dangerous game to play according to one person involved with discoveri…

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HTC EVO 4G takes screenshots without root using ShootMe

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HTC EVO 4G takes screenshots without root using ShootMe

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UPDATE: Recent updates to the HTC EVO have removed the settings that allowed the EVO to take screenshots. You MUST have root for this to work now. ————————…

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HTC EVO 4G gets rooted before public release after Google gave them out at Google I/O

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HTC EVO 4G gets rooted before public release after Google gave them out at Google I/O

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Google was kind enough to give out an HTC EVO 4G to all of the attendees during last weeks Google I/O conference and it seems as if several of those lucky individuals took the time since to get down and dirty. Yup, th…

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CyanogenMod brings Android 2.1 to G1/Magic owners (root only)

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CyanogenMod brings Android 2.1 to G1/Magic owners (root only)

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CyanogenMod has been the go-to ROM for Android users brave enough to root their phone, especially among novice users who rooted once the process became much easier last year. Cyanogen is once again turning hea…

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Make your ROOTED Android phone even faster with SetCPU (App Reviews)

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Make your ROOTED Android phone even faster with SetCPU (App Reviews)

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Rooting an Android phone can lead to a never-ending quest to improve your phone and push each device to its limits. One such benefit from root access is the ability to overclock your phone. Overclocking is a tool…

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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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Get Google Maps Navigator on a G1 (rooted phones only)

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Get Google Maps Navigator on a G1 (rooted phones only)

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Want to get Google Maps Navigator on a G1 instead of a Droid? Of course you Android addicts do, and you’re in luck because the always-working folks over at the XDA dev forum have figured out a way to do it on ro…

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Sprint branded HTC Hero gets rooted

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Sprint branded HTC Hero gets rooted

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I honestly have no intention of rooting my HTC Hero, personally I am happy with the standard Sense UI that HTC offers me. But with that I am sure there is at least someone who will be happy to hear that the Sprint bran…

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