Usually, unlocking your bootloader opens the door to many other modifications to be made, like custom ROMs and fancy recoveries. Sure, you’ll often lose the ability to get over the air updates, but the side effects are usually non-existent. But this is not the case with the current generation of Sony devices.
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After what feels like years of waiting, Motorola has launched “Unlock My Device,” a legitimate way for Motorola brand Android users to unlock the bootloader of their device, allowing for the installation of third-party software.
In order to easily flash custom ROMs or other similar third-party software to your Android device, one of ... Read More »
Less than two weeks after unlocking bootloaders for five of their Android powered phones, the HTC Dev team has added bootloader unlock support for six more phones. The latest handsets to gain official bootloader unlock support include the HTC ChaCha, Status, Incredible, Desire Z, Aria and T-Mobile G2. This latest wave from the HTC ... Read More »
The HTC Dev is starting 2012 off with a bang by adding support to unlock the bootloaders for five more HTC devices. If you own the HTC Wildfire S, Wildfire, Salsa, Merge or Desire you will now be able to unlock your handset using HTC’s official bootloader unlock tool directly from the HTC ... Read More »
There is no doubt that most users are shied away from messing with the guts of their devices. Not only does this usually void your warranty, but there is also a danger of bricking your device (if things aren’t done correctly). One-click methods are the way to go for all “non-techy” users out there, or ... Read More »
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 »
Earlier this year, Sony Ericsson promised that it would bring substantial improvements to its performance within the Android platform. Sony Ericsson has been making devices with good potential, but sadly, the company has been lagging when it comes to software updates (which is what seems to bother most Sony Ericsson Android users). Sony Ericsson is ... Read More »