Congratulations, Android community, you’ve done it. After the huge backlash that HTC got from locking the EVO 3D’s bootloader, the company seems to have gotten the message. HTC’s CEO, Peter Chou, took to Facebook to let us know that they’re truly sorry and that they won’t do it again. Specifically, Chou said:
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Just like the Motorola Milestone, it appears the upcoming Droid X and Droid 2 will have a digitally signed bootloader that will prevent users from flashing custom ROMs.
The original Motorola Droid had an unlocked bootloader and that device became one of the most popular among the Android open source community, but it comes as ... Read More »