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HTC Hero, Legend, DROID Eris, myTouch 3G and myTouch 4G added to Unlock Bootloader list

Yesterday, HTC’s official HTCDev Twitter account revealed that a few new devices had been added to the manufacturer’s developer page. For owners of HTC-branded devices who enjoy tinkering with their devices, having an unlocked bootloader is a key step in that process. Last year, HTC confirmed that the HTCDev page would be the go-to location for those who… Read more

Nokia N9 with Ice Cream Sandwich demoed on video

Last week we showed you the Nokia N9, a popular phone in its own right due to the outstanding hardware, running the latest and greatest version of Google’s mobile operating system, Android 4.0. But, while pictures are said to speak a thousand words, plenty of people wanted to see the software running on video, and now that has finally come to… Read more

Motorola DROID RAZR root tool released

One of the best qualities of the Android development community, is the way that people go out of their way to help others. Devs have a natural tendency to want to help those who may not be as technically knowledgeable, and that’s where root tools come into play. It’s a nice little package that developers can put together to help those who may not know, or… Read more

Nokia N9 gets an early taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

The development community isn’t just about bringing new, or altered versions of Android to other Android-based devices. Some other developers and modders out there like to try their hand at bringing Android to unsupported devices. We’ve seen it tried in the past, and development in this part of the community is generally pretty slow. But, while it may not… Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire sees MIUI 4 ROM

The Kindle Fire by Amazon is one of the most popular (cheap) tablets out there. And, while at face value you probably couldn’t tell it was running Android (unless you already knew), there’s definitely a version of our favorite mobile operating system lying under there. That’s why when we see custom ROMs like MIUI going for a spin on the device, we feel like… Read more

Sony Tablet S gets rooted

It may or may not be “about time” for one of the new tablets from Sony to gain root access, but if you own a Tablet S by Sony then your time for gaining root access to the device has finally come. Thanks to developer Dan Rosenberg, the man behind gaining root access to Lenovo’s ThinkPad tablet, you can now finally have all the fun you want with your Tablet… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon no longer listed on Google’s dev support pages [Update]

This is an interesting turn of events, if you ask us. While the Google Wallet situation between Google and Verizon seemed to delay the launch of the device back in December, it seemed to have died down after the official launch. But now it looks like it may be the reason why there’s a huge change of events happening over at Google’s developer support… Read more