Samsung has a history of selling Developer Edition models of its flagship smartphones for Verizon, which offer unlockable bootloaders so that tinkerers can do things like load custom ROMs on them. That tradition continues today with the Note 4.
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Remember how Motorola offered a Verizon version of the Moto X Developer Edition last year? Well we hope that you aren’t holding your breath for a similar version of the Moto X (2014), because it looks like you’ll be waiting for a long, ... Read More »
Last month, a Developer Edition of the Verizon Galaxy S5 quietly popped up on Samsung’s official website. The device’s existence didn’t come as a total shock since Verizon and Samsung have teamed up on several Developer Edition smartphones in the past, but at the time, we didn’t ... Read More »
The HTC One (M8) was set to come with a software feature called Extreme Power Saving Mode, but it didn’t make it to devices at the time of launch. Luckily, HTC is releasing the feature through an update, which should eventually come to all versions of the device. But first up to get the update ... Read More »
Happy Samsung Galaxy S5 day!
Following its official debut back in February, Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone will officially hit shelves around the globe today. The Galaxy S5 isn’t making the trek to stores all by it’s lonesome, though. The Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo ... Read More »
Bargain hunters, take note, because Motorola just announced that it’ll be offering quite a discount on the Moto X next week. The company says that it will be discounting all off contract Moto X units by $150 on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, including custom Moto Maker devices ... Read More »
It’s a new day for Motorola. The company has been making strides in how they conduct business lately by beating nearly everyone, including Google, to the punch in updating their handsets to the latest version of Android, and now doing a 180 on their terrible Developer Edition policies.
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Carrier control over devices is disappointingly strong. Locked bootloaders and tons of bloatware are what make or break a phone for many tech enthusiasts, and the Moto X is no different. On both AT&T and Verizon, the devices have permanently locked bootloaders with no unlock method. Trying to appeal to the tech crowd, Motorola has ... Read More »
Motorola’s Moto X, like all Android phones, is at the mercy of the carriers. Many phones have been locked down by the higher powers. The current trend is to release special devices with unlocked bootloaders, and Motorola took the chance to reveal the developer edition of the Moto X.
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Samsung has always been friendly to the developer community. Their devices are easy to root and are unlocked. Samsung has even reached out to the community. Remember, they gave a free Galaxy S II to Team Hacksung for the development of CyanogenMod for the device. However, carriers have not been equally friendly.
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