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Bootloader Unlock Tool Miraculously Released For RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, RAZR M, And Atrix HD

We really never thought this day would come, but it has. Multiple Motorola phones now have their bootloader unofficially unlocked, by way of a new tool made by Dan Rosenberg. The tool will unlock the bootloader of the Motorola RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, RAZR M, and Atrix HD. This only applies to these four phones; other phones, especially OMAP based phones,… Read more

Russians Run Two ROMs At The Same Time on Galaxy S II/Nexus S

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=rf5RUOO7gsM Many people carry two phones at all times, most of the time for business reasons. But what if a phone could act like two different phones? Sure, we’ve seen dual booting before. It’s annoying to reboot and the second ROM often has to be the same type as the first. It’s an impractical… Read more

All-In-One Toolkit For The HTC One Released

If you’re planning to be the proud owner of the HTC One, but know you won’t be happy with stock software (I wouldn’t blame you), then we have good news for you. A developer by the name of Hasoon2000 has released an all-in-one toolkit for the One, doing everything from unlocking your bootloader to flashing kernels and recoveries. This should be a great… Read more

US Senator Proposes Bill Amending The DMCA Unlocking Ban

It looks like there is overwhelming support for unlocking phones! First, the petition gets 100,000 signatures, forcing the White House to respond. The White House responds, supporting us! Then the FCC comes out in support for the peoples rights. It’s been a good time for phone tinkerers and carrier switchers. Today, US Senator Ron Wyden introduced a… Read more

International HTC One X Receives CM10.1 Nightlies

Though the HTC One X has quickly become “old,” only because of the release of the One X+ and the announcement of the One, that doesn’t make the device outdated. Tt’s still a very competent device. And now, if you’re of the adventurous type, you can download official CyanogenMod 10.1 nightlies based on the newest Android version 4.2.2. This only… Read more

FCC Will Look Into Phone Unlocking Ban

After the ban on unlocking phones was passed, a lot of people were angry. Then a petition was passed around, finally netting 100,000 signatures. This means that the White House must respond to the petition, and we hope they will take it seriously. However, we do have some good news. The FCC will be investigating the ban, seeing if it hurts consumers…. Read more