Webroot Releases Mobile Security App for Android

Webroot, one of the first internet security firms that came into being with the boom of the internet, has released "Webroot Mobile Security" for Android devices. There are two versions of the app, a limited free version which you can get from the Android Market, and a paid version available ...

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Rooted Gingerbread for Droid 2 and Droid X

Got a rooted Droid X or Droid 2? If you’ve been jonesing for some Gingerbread goodness, we have good news for you. The good devs at MyDroidWorld took leaked official Gingerbread builds for the two phones and managed to root them. Previously, if you wanted to try the leaked builds, ...

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HTC to Incredible S Users: NO ROOT FOR YOU!

Engadget is reporting this morning that the AndIRC team that has had some experience exposing the Thunderbolts locked bootloader and creating the root process has also identified the same lockout code in the Incredible S (which for us here in the States is probably going to be the Incredible ...

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Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes about half a dozen methods, including ways to remount, send shell commands, find busybox, and more.

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HTC Thunderbolt Rooted!

Well, you had to know it would happen sooner or later. The HTC Thunderbolt, one of the most talked about, loved, and delayed phones we've seen to date, has been rooted.

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Motorola to Attempt 4G Upgrade on All XOOM Tablets, Rooted or Not

Motorola's stance is that they will try to get the 4G LTE update working on rooted tablets, but are not making promises.

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Google Music Sync is Working for Select Rooted Devices

Ten months after getting our first taste of Google Music, the service is found to be working on rooted Android devices. Could the official announcement be far off?

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Atrix 4G Rooted, Dumped Ahead of Launch

Been considering an Atrix 4G, but worried that, given Motorola's track record of locking down its handsets, it might be a while before it's rooted? Well that worry is out the window: Moto's new dual-core superphone has been rooted before it has even seen official release by AT&T.

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EVO Shift 4G Gets Permanent Root!

The guys over at XDA-Developers (who else?) have finally gained permanent root access to the HTC EVO Shift 4G. This is a great advancement for the Shift. It's kinda become an initiation rite for new Android devices. You haven't made it as a device until someone's rooted and overclocked you to ...

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Logitech Revue Rooted!

Well, we knew it would happen sooner or later. The Logitech Revue has been rooted. I'm going to stop right there and give you a more than fair warning. This isn't for the faint of heart.

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NookColor Gets Easier to Root with Auto-Nooter

Ahh, rooting. What was once a complicated and tedious process has become as simple as one-click rooting, or in this case, Auto-Nooter. Yeah, it's a funny name, but it's a useful tool if you've got a NookColor. Thanks to the guys over at XDA (mainly a user named Gabrial Destruir), Rooting your ...

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HTC Evo 4G Adds More Bloatware, Non-Root Only

Sprint is Americas second provider when it comes to bloatware, just one step behind Verizon. It doesn't load it up with freaking Bing, but they do add all kinds of bloatware, no matter whether users think it's useful or not. But they do update their phones.

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Archos Gets Froyo’d and Rooted!

If you are like everyone else in the world, you are excited about the fact that we finally are getting some sort of choice in the Android tablet market.  We have high price range tablets like the Galaxy Tab, to the low end Sylvania tablet. If you are looking for something right between those ...

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How To Root Your B&N NookColor

We've seen Angry Birds running on the new e-reader from Barnes & Noble, showing that it's capable of more than its stock offerings, but the party isn't over yet.

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$1,000 Bounty For Rooting Google TV, Installing Apps

The first Google TV device was launched exactly a month ago, but still nothing has happened around the rooting thing. Someone was really tired of the limitations of the platform and decided to give a $1000 bounty to the first person who roots and installs third-party apps on the Google TV. ...

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