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Motorola ICS Updates Contain Root Check

If your RAZR, RAZR MAXX, or DROID 4 has received the Ice Cream Sandwich update, you might be in for a nasty surprise. Motorola has included a new root check system in their software that goes beyond your ROM. It is build into the boot and recovery .img files. At the bottom of your recovery, you’ll see one of three things: “qe 0/0″ means you’ve never… 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

Best Buy Planning On Selling Unlocked International Galaxy S III?

Here is a photo of a Best Buy computer showing the Galaxy S III. What’s strange is that the phone is the international unlocked model, the i9300. It’s the one with the Exynos quad core, HSPA+ only radio (no LTE), and the legendary Wolfson Micro audio amp. It looks like Best Buy i planning to sell the Pebble Blue one in stores completely unlocked. The… Read more

ASUS Transformer Prime TF700T to arrive after June, original Prime gets warranty extended

When ASUS announced a sequel to the original Transformer Prime mere days after stock had flooded the market, many users were concerned that their shiny new tablet would soon be outdated. This doesn’t look to be the case, at least according to ASUS. They have just confirmed on their UK blog that it will be unlikely for tablets to be available until at least… Read more