Tag Archives: Unlock

Root: Free HTC First SIM Unlock Now Available

The HTC First is a good little phone. With pure stock Android in a small size with some competent specs, it could please most people. If you want to learn more about it, read our full review! And for rooted users, a simple unlock method has been released. Using the unlock code given inside the phone itself, it is possible to SIM unlock the device… Read more

Bootloader Unlock Tool Miraculously Released For RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, RAZR M, And Atrix HD

We really never thought this day would come, but it has. Multiple Motorola phones now have their bootloader unofficially unlocked, by way of a new tool made by Dan Rosenberg. The tool will unlock the bootloader of the Motorola RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, RAZR M, and Atrix HD. This only applies to these four phones; other phones, especially OMAP based phones,… Read more

Samsung Acknowledges Lock Screen Security Bug, Fixing It

A few days ago, a vulnerability was discovered on the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Even with security set up on the lockscreen, someone has the ability to bypass it and unlock the phone. Sounds worrying, doesn’t it? You shouldn’t worry much, as it’s a very difficult and somewhat crazy procedure. You can view the original video… Read more

All-In-One Toolkit For The HTC One Released

If you’re planning to be the proud owner of the HTC One, but know you won’t be happy with stock software (I wouldn’t blame you), then we have good news for you. A developer by the name of Hasoon2000 has released an all-in-one toolkit for the One, doing everything from unlocking your bootloader to flashing kernels and recoveries. This should be a great… Read more

US Senator Proposes Bill Amending The DMCA Unlocking Ban

It looks like there is overwhelming support for unlocking phones! First, the petition gets 100,000 signatures, forcing the White House to respond. The White House responds, supporting us! Then the FCC comes out in support for the peoples rights. It’s been a good time for phone tinkerers and carrier switchers. Today, US Senator Ron Wyden introduced a… Read more

FCC Will Look Into Phone Unlocking Ban

After the ban on unlocking phones was passed, a lot of people were angry. Then a petition was passed around, finally netting 100,000 signatures. This means that the White House must respond to the petition, and we hope they will take it seriously. However, we do have some good news. The FCC will be investigating the ban, seeing if it hurts consumers…. Read more