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Verizon Galaxy Note II Gets Rooted, No Bootloader Unlock Yet

Less than a week after release, Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note II has been rooted. Considering all the bloatware carriers put on phones these days, root is very important (even if you never flash a ROM). Unfortunately, even if you wanted to flash a ROM, you couldn’t. A custom recovery for the Verizon Note II doesn’t exist yet, and the bootloader remains… Read more

HTC HD2 Gets Windows Phone 8 Port, Proves Immortality

The HTC HD2 is an absolute legend. Launched with Windows Mobile 6.5 and an absolutely massive screen size (for its time), it was an extremely popular device. However, WM6.5 did not suit people, so they hacked on Android, along with a bunch of proprietary skins. They also got Meego to run on it. And various distros of Linux, and Windows Phone 7, 7.5, and… Read more

Nexus Root Toolkit v1.6.0 Adds Support for All New Nexus Devices and Android 4.2

The developer of the Nexus Root Toolkit, WugFresh, has updated his one-size-fits-all Nexus toolkit on Monday to include all the new Nexus devices (Nexus 4, Nexus 7 3G, and the Nexus 10) and Android 4.2.  If you’re not familiar with this toolkit, it’s a program that will run on Windows machines and helps you set up your drivers, and provides one-click… Read more

HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE Gets Unofficial Bootloader Unlock

Verizon tends to keep their devices from getting official bootloader unlocks, or locks unlocked devices. Just ask the HTC DROID DNA and Verizon Galaxy S III. The HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE is no different, with no official way of unlocking its bootloader. And with its software being so laggy (considering the nice Snapdragon S4 Plus under the hood) and… Read more

HTC DROID DNA Bootloader Not Unlockable Anymore

A last second change in plans leaves the HTC DROID DNA a fully locked down device again. Yes, we reported before that the device can be unlocked through the HTCdev site, but that is no more. A few members on XDA confirmed that the unlock tool no longer works on the DROID DNA. DNA developers express their lack of concern, saying this does not impede… Read more