Retail Motorola Droid RAZR rooted: Windows, Linux and OS X instructions included

Well that didn’t last long, now did it? The Droid RAZR has just been released, and it’s already rooted using the widely spread zergRush exploit and DooMLoRD’s easy rooting toolkit. A superphone doesn’t suffice without superuser permissions, now, does it? Of course, ...

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets rooted, ready for developer onslaught

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is all the rage right now, and everyone knows it. Now, thanks to the infamous Paul O’Brien, this little gem has root access ready and waiting the second it hits your hot little hands. According to Paul, the genius headmaster behind MoDaCo, he’s got a root ...

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Grow Random and Unique Plants on Home Screen with Droots Live Wallpaper

We learned of a new live wallpaper this morning called Droots which enables users to grow unique, completely random plants on their Android home screens.  Droots,  or digital roots, take anywhere from two to four weeks to grow and are different every single time.  The live wallpaper is ...

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How To: Root Droid 3 with 1 Click

Thanks to RootzWiki and the team, we now have a 1-click root for the Droid 3. It’s super easy, just follow the instructions below. We have also provided a video for instructions and proof of root. 1. Make sure you have Motorola drivers installed - LINK to x64 drivers 2. Download and unzip ...

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Rooted Users Get Market Movie Rentals with Modified Google Videos App

We were a bit sad when we discovered back in May that rooted Android devices don’t have the ability to rent movies from the Android Market. We got some good news today, and this one comes from the guys over at KnowYourCell. They’ve learned that a group of developers over at SDX ...

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Toshiba Thrive Gets Root, SuperUser, and ClockworkMod

The dev team for the Toshiba Thrive has obtained a stable root, super user permissions, and ClockworkMod recovery. Apparently the root is still under testing, and there is no guarantee it will work, so it may take some time to get out all the kinks. A word from one of the devs behind this root: ...

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HTC Evo 3D Bloatware Can be Removed Without Root

This is either a step in the right direction or a fluke. It seems that the HTC Evo 3D has something that past Sprint devices lack: the ability to simply uninstall bloatware programs that come with the device. You don't even need to root the darn thing. It's as simple as going into Settings, ...

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Droid Charge Blockbuster App Blocked to Rooted Users

If you haven’t heard, Google’s new movie service on Android 3.1 has been blocked to root users. If you have a rooted Xoom running Android 3.1, you cannot rent or purchase videos from the new Movies section in the Android Market. But it doesn’t end there; the newly released Blockbuster ...

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How to Watch Netflix on Your Rooted nookCOLOR

As many of you already know the Netflix app was released for Android not long ago.  At the time of release the app only supported a handful of devices.  Supported devices so far are 4 HTC handsets and the Samsung Nexus S.

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I/O Galaxy Tab 10.1 Already Rooted!

Well that didn't take long, yet another testament as to why we all love using the Android OS. The snazzy Galaxy Tab 10.1's that Google handed out to lucky I/O attendees have already been rooted, giving access to the entire device for our grubby little hands to take advantage of. Android ...

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Root That Gingerbread Handset with “Gingerbreak”

For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so at your own risk we might add), there is a new method in testing to achieve root on Gingerbread powered devices. A new ...

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Xperia Arc Rooted

Well we knew this was coming once Sony Ericsson announced unlockable bootloaders for their Xperia phones: the good folks at XDA have rooted the Xperia Arc. So if you’ve got ahold of Sony’s shiny new phone and want to crack it open, head on over to this thread on XDA for step-by-step ...

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Masqed Crusader a Network Optimization Tool for Root Users

Haven’t picked up a 4G phone yet?  Rooted?  Still looking to get more browsing speed out of your phone?  Masqued Crusader may just be what you looking for!  With one single tap, ads will be blocked and Google DNS will be used.  When you  “Start the Crusader”,  it will block ...

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Unrevoked’s List of Root-Friendly Android Devices

Unrevoked, the good folks who made it easier to root the Droid Incredible, EVO 4G and a number of other phones, are working on a list of Android phones and tablets organized by how easy they are to root. At the top of the list, in the “root-friendly” category, are phones like the ...

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Screenshot It Grabs Your Atrix’s Screen, No Root Required

Edward Kim, developer of the successful Car Locator app, recently updated his screenshot app, Screenshot It, with a special new feature: the ability to grab screenshots on an unrooted Motorola Atrix. Kim is keeping details of exactly how he accomplished this trick close to the vest, but if you ...

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