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HTC DROID DNA S-OFF Achieved, Only Through JTAG

HTC forcing security on all their phones, even when rooted, is an inconvenience at best and heresy in many people’s eyes. S-ON basically means you cannot write to the NAND with traditional means, so flashing ROMs gets significantly more complicated. If the bootloader is unlockable, why should they force S-ON on us? If we bought the device, shouldn’t we… 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

Verizon HTC Rezound Gets Yet Another ICS Leak

Verizon HTC Rezound owners have been having a good month! Another ICS leak has emerged for them to try out. The latest build is 3.14.605.5, with a build date of April 28th. For people who are using the Rezound on Verizon, updating is a no brainer. The leak brings new radios and a ton of bug fixes. The lockscreen shortcut settings are now separate… Read more