While HTC claims restrictions prevent them from unlocking the bootloader of the AT&T HTC One X, that has not stopped the development community from banding together to unlock root access on the phone. A new post by kennethpenn on XDA-Developers delivers a one-click rooting option for the HTC One X which takes advantage of an exploit identified ... Read More »
After a huge backlash in 2011, HTC changed their strategy and said they would start allowing customers to unlock the bootloaders on their devices. Over the past six months HTC has unlocked over 45 devices, but it looks like the AT&T One X might not be participating in that program quite yet.
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The HTCdev team has been working extremely hard over the past few months. We’ve seen them unlock countless bootloaders for older HTC phones and release new APIs which give developers the ability to tie in the applications into many of the features available within Open Sense. But today, the HTCdev ... Read More »
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As promised, Asus has delivered a bootloader unlock tool for their popular Transformer Prime tablet. On a Facebook announcing the tool Asus said, “we pride ourselves on delivering the best experience for our fans and users throughout our products’ life cycles.”
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For everyone that has been complaining about Motorola locking their bootloaders I’m sure this is going to… well let’s be honest this is probably just going to tick you off too.
After all the hype and waiting, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has finally been released in the US and is available for purchase straight from Verizon. We know many of our readers have been waiting for this moment and probably have this device in their hands right now, or are about to. There are ... Read More »
The people’s mighty victory over HTC’s locked bootloaders was huge news, but we haven’t seen much happening yet. Even though HTC promised to no longer lock bootloaders, many of you are still holding shiny EVO 3Ds and Sensations that are locked. Staying true to their promise, HTC has finally started to get the job ... Read More »
Today HTC launched a new version of their developer portal, HTCDev.com (previously developer.htc.com). Along with a slick new look, HTC has also added some new resources and tools for Android (and Windows Phone, to a far lesser degree) Developers.
Inside, you will find the HTC OpenSense SDK with information about the various innovative ... Read More »
The official HTC bootloader unlocking tool is almost ready. HTC updated their Facebook page yesterday afternoon, revealing how the bootloader unlocking process will actually work. HTC will continue to ship all their phones with locked bootloaders, but will be offering a web-based tool for those who wish to have full control over their handsets. Below ... Read More »
Owners of the new HTC flagship devices have been quite upset with the Taiwan-based manufacturer. A promise is a promise. While HTC states it is working hard to stay true to its word, both the HTC EVO 3D and the HTC Sensation have been released with a locked bootloader. These devices continue to ... Read More »