Tag Archives: Rooted

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

[UPDATE] Kindle Fire HD 7-Inch Already Rooted!

It’s official: The Kindle Fire HD 7″ has been rooted! No details, procedures, or downloads are up yet, but they will soon! It’s just exciting to see some gaining root so fast, on a fairly locked down device. Stay tuned, we will bring you the details as soon as they come! Do this at your own risk. This could be a dangerous procedure, and we are not… Read more

The GameKlip Mounts Your Phone Onto A Sixaxis Controller

When first seeing this, my jaw dropped. So elegant, but so simple. It’s a mount that wraps around your PS3 sixaxis controller and attaches your phone above it, making it into a makeshift portable console. Since we all know the biggest flaw with hardcore gaming on phones is the control scheme. Touch screen controls don’t quite cut it, even when they’re… Read more

Google Now Completely Working on AOSP-Based ICS ROMs?

The title of this story is in the form of a question because I can’t confirm the reported results, and following the forums, it seems there are mixed results.  However, XDA Recognized Developer febycv is reporting that he has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean’s Google Now working on rooted devices running ICS AOSP Roms.  The process to get Google Now working… Read more

OTA ICS Leak Available for Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch

Yes, the above image of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Epic 4G Touch is still running Gingerbread.  However, after days of waiting, knowing the FF02 ICS build for the E4GT was out there, Senior XDA Member sextape leaked was is almost certain to be the official ICS build that will be pushed OTA in the near future.  This build is running Android 4.0.4, and is… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 15-week Review [Video]

This is Google’s flagship device, 15 weeks later from the perspective of an Android enthusiast and a fairly advanced user. It’s running the latest build of AOKP with a Franco Kernel handling the power. Enjoy the video! Hardware The Galaxy Nexus has held up very well for the past few months. One of the major initial complaints on launch was that… Read more