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5 Apps for Rooted Devices

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

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Motorola enables bootloader unlocking for supported devices, root users rejoice

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

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

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,

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Google Wallet vulnerability not just for rooted phones

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

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

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Kindle Fire receives update, rooted users beware

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

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Android Web Market now recognizes those rooted devices of yours

Up until recently, users who have rooted devices such as the Kindle Fire or Nook Color have been unable to take advantage of the Android Web Market’s ability to push

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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.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets rooted, ready for developer onslaught

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, Applications, Manage Applications, select the app that you want to get rid of, and Uninstall. Yeah, it’s really that simple.

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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