Tag Archives: Root

Carbon Beta Backup App Updated, Has Non-Root Option

If you have been waiting for Koush to implement non-root backups into his Carbon app, today is your lucky day. Carbon beta has been updated once again, and it includes an option to back up without root using a desktop application on your computer. This allows you to back everything up before unlocking a bootloader, which generally wipes a device. It can… Read more

Motorola DROID RAZR/MAXX On Jelly Bean Rooted

Many were afraid that they would not be able to root after their Motorola DROID RAZR or RAZR MAXX received the Jelly Bean update. Indeed, it was locked down to current exploits. People even set up a $450 bounty to get the thing rooted. Luckily, a man named Dan Rosenberg came through and rooted it. And it isn’t just a root method, but it’s a dead easy… Read more

Nexus 10 Gets Its First CyanogenMod 10 Nightly

Following the release of the first Nexus 4 CyanogenMod 10 nightly, the Nexus 10 gets the same treatment. Its first nightly is now live, so hit the source link and grab it if you have an unlocked Nexus 10 and can’t wait to improve functionality. Do so at your own risk of course. But it should be a welcome improvement over stock 4.2, considering how……. Read more

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