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Oct 20 AT 3:36 PM Dima Aryeh 0 Comments

Nexus 6P features e-fuse to permanently mark unlocking of the bootloader

The Nexus line of devices have historically been fantastic developer devices because of their fast updates, availability of source code, and easy bootloader unlock and root methods. This has also attracted all the phone modders, who love tinkering with their devices and creating new software for them.

Unfortunately, things might be moving away from that ... Read More »


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Jun 16 AT 1:09 PM Dima Aryeh 55 Comments

Towelroot can root most Samsung phones with the press of a button

It’s long been known that certain evil carriers want to prevent you from rooting your Android device, and a certain popular OEM tends to let those evil carriers do whatever they’d like. Yeah, I’m talking about you Samsung. AT&T and Verizon’s Samsung devices are often unrootable because of locked bootloaders, and any exploits that are discovered frequently ... Read More »

Mar 28 AT 3:27 PM Dima Aryeh 9 Comments

Samsung Galaxy S5 rooted before release

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is set to release on April 11 and we can’t wait to get our hands on it. Apparently Chainfire doesn’t feel like waiting until then before starting his work on it, because he has already managed to root S5. Yes, the unreleased Galaxy S5 has already been rooted. This happens quite ... Read More »

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