Tag Archives: Unlock

Nook HD+ Gets Bootloader Unlocked

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=US&hl=en&client=mv-google&feature=player_embedded&v=rZrSuZxtcV0&nomobile=1 This is definitely a bittersweet story. Considering how hackable the original Nook Color was, we were hoping that the new Nook HD and HD+ would be bootloader unlocked. Barnes & Noble made a killing on the Color, and many people bought it just to… Read more

Problems With ASUS Transformer Prime Bootloader Unlock Tool

For many ASUS Transformer Prime owners, the bootloader unlock tool provided by ASUS just didn’t work. Every time it was used, it spat out this error: An unknown error occurs, which may be a network connection issue. Please wait and try again later For a person who finds rooting and modding important, this could be a disaster. ASUS realized this,… Read more

AT&T Will Unlock In-Contract iPhones For Deployed Military Personnel, Why Not Android Devices?

AT&T has been offering free iPhone unlocks for people who are done with their contracts for a while now. But today, AT&T has confirmed that they are offering free unlocks for iPhones that are still in a contract for those in the military outside of the US. All they need to quality is an account in good standing and some deployment verification, and they… Read more

Mac Version Of Nexus 7 Toolkit Released

If you look at the Android modding scene, one thing can be said: rooting processes are usually Windows-based. I’ve seen Mac users be left out because there is no root method for them, needing to either Bootcamp or get a Windows PC. Well Nexus 7 owners won’t have to feel that pain anymore, as a toolkit has been released for Mac. This new script comes… Read more

Sony Refusing To Fix Hardware Issues On Unlocked Devices

Apparently, Sony has started to refuse repairs to devices that have had their bootloaders unlocked. Even if it is a purely hardware issue. This could be a big problem. It’s understandable, because in most cases, your warranty is completely void once you unlocked the bootloader, but being understandable doesn’t make it completely right. When your LCD… Read more