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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Possible Permanent Root for G2 (Update)

It appears that permanent rooting of the G2 might be close at hand. A thread on XDA developers and AndroidSpin are aflutter today as a real, working root situation has been found.

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SetCPU Updated! (Root Users)

The popular application SetCPU has been updated to v2.0.4 which brings support for the new HTC kernels. According to the changelog it now has  perflock disabler support for HTC kernels 2.6.32.17 and 2.6.32.21.  A new feature which will make “flashing junkies” happy is the ability to ...

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Rooted Users & System Apps: What To Do When They Get Updated

There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding what to do when system apps get updated while using a custom ROM. Recently Google's Youtube app was updated with a slick new version, but many people on XDA forums & other similar communities are having issues with their rooted devices.

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Customizable Synapse-Phone Will Be Pre-Rooted

Having trouble finding the phone that has the exact hardware specs you want? Or maybe you’re a bit of a control freak and want to specify every detail of your phone? Germany’s Synapse-Phone may be what you’re looking for. And besides its customizability, AndroidGuys has ...

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T-Mobile clears up G2 temporary root questions

A few days ago, we told you about the T-Mobile G2 being rooted here on AndroidGuys. We quickly learned that the root is only temporary, lasting until you reboot the phone. Well, we just received an official statement from T-Mobile regarding this issue. You can read the press release below, but ...

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G2 Rooted, Sorta

Another day, another rooted device. Yes, you read correctly, the T-Mobile G2 has been rooted. But, before you go running to your local T-Mobile store to pick up a G2 and root it, we should point out that for now, this method doesn’t allow permanent root access. Meaning, that once the ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Already Rooted!

Just a quick announcement here. Not even a full month before it’s probable launch, the Galaxy Tab has been rooted.  Super-user access and all.  Sera-Apps takes the credit with this root. Great jobs guys! Source: JKMobile

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Motorola Charm Rooted!

Boom! And just like that, the XDA-Developers have rooted the Motorola Charm.  The handset was rooted via the Universal Androot method, but the  NAND isn’t unlocked during the process, so reverting back to stock is quite simple. No custom ROMS yet, but I am betting they are already in the ...

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