Root your LG G3 with one-click using Stump Root for any US Carrier

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Whilst a handful of tools already exist to root the LG G3, no one tool has been created that has been able to root the device agnostic of carrier, the Sprint model is still waiting for a root method. Well that wait is over, as a one-click universal solution for all carriers, including Sprint, ...

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Enable Android screen mirroring to Chromecast on your rooted device

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Google just flipped the switch to allow Android screen mirroring to Chomecast for a few devices, but if you don’t have one currently supported, you’ve been pretty much out of luck. Thanks to r3pwn over at XDA Developers forum, through an experimental app, you can now enable the beta ...

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Get the new Android “L” keyboard on your Android 4.0+ device (root NOT required)

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Earlier today Thomas already explained how you can get the new Material Design keyboard from Android “L” to your device. You could do that for any device but you couldn’t do it without root privileges, we’re going to try to change that if you’re amongst those who ...

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Install the new Material Design keyboard from Android L, root required

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If you have a Nexus 5 or 7 you can install the Android L Developer Preview, but if you don’t have either of those devices or want to stay on a more stable ROM, you can still experience some of the future of Android now. Bejunk over at XDA ported the keyboard and shared a... Read More

Root an Xperia Z2 without unlocking its bootloader

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Although Sony embraces the Android community and offers a tool to unlock the bootloader on Xperia devices, which you can then gain root, doing so disables certain features. If you want root, but don’t want to lose features such as the X-Reality engine and TrackID app, please keep reading. ...

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Easily root your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5 with Geohot’s towelroot

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If you’ve been waiting for a way to root your AT&T or Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5, the wait is over. Today developer George Hotz, aka Geohot, released a solution that’s as easy as sideloading an APK and clicking “make it ra1n.” The towelroot APK is said to work with ...

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Nokia X gets rooted bringing custom ROM and Google Services

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One of the best things about Android is the customisation options available. So when the Nokia X was announced only for it to be confirmed there would be no Google services integration, developers everywhere simply took that as a challenge. Nokia still make arguably the best hardware out of all ...

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Root the Moto X (all carriers)

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Root (and unroot) your Motorola Moto X XDA

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Qualcomm-based Samsung Galaxy S4 models now have root

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If you’re a hacker / cracker / modder / rooter, then you’ll be interested in hearing this. Now that AT&T and Sprint are carrying the Samsung Galaxy S4, XDA user djrbliss has come up with a root method for the S4 on these carriers. The mod only works on Qualcomm-based S4’s. ...

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5 Apps for Rooted Devices

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After rooting your device, there are so many new features to explore, lets start with a few of the first apps you should download. Since rooting allows you to customize your device even more, these apps allow you to really tweak your phone out to the max. Rom Manager: Rom Manger is probably one ...

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Motorola enables bootloader unlocking for supported devices, root users rejoice

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Motorola hasn’t always had the best track record when it comes to bootloaders and rootable devices, but they’re apparently jumping on the open Android train with this latest announcement. User can now unlock bootloaders on their Motorola device, much like HTCDev.com. There are tons ...

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Nexus Q gets the XDA treatment: root it, unlock it, ROM it, love it

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When the Nexus Q was first announced by Google, it was no secret that they were encouraging hackers to get their hands on it. Google said they wanted rommers, modders, and tweakers to get to customizing and messing with the Q right away. The social streamer device has gotten what it wanted, and ...

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Google Wallet vulnerability not just for rooted phones

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It isn't just rooted users who need to keep a close eye on their Google Wallet.

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UPDATED: Get 50GB of free Box cloud storage without rooting

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Want to get 50GB of free storage in the cloud? Thanks to a deal between Box and LG, anyone with one of several LG phones, including the Xperia Play, said users have been able to. But what about the rest of us? We want some free cloud storage, darnit! Well, thanks to developer redphx, that... ...

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Kindle Fire receives update, rooted users beware

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So we’ve got some good news and some bad news for Kindle Fire users: Amazon released their 6.2.1 software update for the Kindle Fire. Let’s start with the good news. With the update, you’ll be able to remove recently used media (books, movies, and apps) from the carousel on ...

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