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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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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