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Koush Releases Beta Of CWM Superuser, Fully Open Source

We already have two root handling apps available, and a third has just arrived. Famed developer Koush has released a beta of his new root app called ClockworkMod Superuser. That’s great, but why do we need another super user app? Here’s Koush’s explanation: Some of you are probably wondering why I’m rewriting Superuser. * Superuser should be open… Read more

ROM Manager Gains Support For TWRP, Incremental Updates

ROM Manager is an app that was designed to work alongside ClockworkMod Recovery. Both are made by the same person and one is an extension of the other. In a strange twist of events, Developer Koush has added support for another recovery, TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project), to ROM Manager. Good Guy Koush, huh? He also added support for incremental… Read more

PSA: Temporary CWM.zip Found To Brick Galaxy Note Too

It looks like they’ve found another thing that could be triggering the infamous eMMC brick bug. Apparently temporary CWM.zip contains the code necessary to cause a brick. These temporary zips are used to root the Note, when there is no custom kernel present. They should not be used for any reason, they can brick your phone. The recoveries in most… Read more

ClockworkMod Recovery v6 Release Build For Galaxy Nexus

A few days ago I wrote a story about Koush teasing us about some new ClockworkMod Recovery v6 features with no reported release date.  Now, the new ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) v6.0.0.4 has been released the the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and is being touted as the release build.  Koush posted on his Google+ about this release and along with other updates on… Read more

Koush Shows Off Some New ClockworkMod v6 Features

If you’re not familiar with ClockworkMod, or CWM, it’s probably because you’re not rooting and modding your Android device.  That’s okay, I respect that.  But what it is, it’s basically the pseudo-default custom recovery for the Android world.  Through the custom recovery, you can perform several important functions such as backing up your device,… Read more

ClockworkMod Recovery Touch Beta available for Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S

It hasn’t been all that long since Koush initially teased fans of ClockworkMod Recovery with the touch-based version, but back then it wasn’t able to download. That all changes today, if you have yourself a Samsung Galaxy Nexus or Nexus S, that is. The recovery option is available now to download in its Beta form, if you’re willing to give it a shot. As… Read more

HTC JetStream gets ClockworkMod-based recovery

Well if you have an HTC JetStream in your pocket this morning, there’s good news. Developer DooMLoRD has released a Custom ClockworkMod-based recovery for the HTC JetStream. If you don’t have a JetStream or what ClockworkMod (CWM) is, then this post has no relevance to you. DooMLoRD’s recovery has several features that are unique to his build. First,… Read more