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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Samsung Epic 4G Rooted!

Those Android devs never stop, do they? Hot off the heels of last week, when the Backflip and Droid 2 were both rooted, the Samsung Epic 4G, Sprint’s version of the Galaxy S phone, has also been rooted. Just days before it’s launch, the Epic 4G was rooted using a process that ...

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(UPDATE) Motorola Backflip Rooted, Courtesy of ModMyMobile

As the title of this article (and blurrycam shot above) indicates, the guys over at ModMyMobile.com have gained root access to the MotoBlur-packin’ Motorola Backflip. I know what you’re thinking: “Another crazy root process that we’ve never seen before”, but ...

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Droid 2 Rooted!

That’s right, just weeks after it;s release, the Motorola Droid 2 has been rooted! The geniuses over at XDA Developers have done it again with this latest hack. At first glance, the process looks fairly simple, but it’s not one click root, that’s for sure. So, if you’re ...

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HTC Wildfire Gains Access to Root-Only Applications With Soft Root

It may have taken a little longer than other HTC phones, but the HTC Wildfire has finally been rooted…kinda.  While the method devised and executed does not unlock NAND on the handset(meaning you can’t install custom ROMs),it does allow running applications that require root access. ...

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Universal One-Click Root Now Available for Nexus One

Nexus One owners rejoice! A one-click root application has now been released for the N1.  According to the developer, the app uses the same exploit that was used to root Droid X.  The best part about this app is that it does not unlock the boot-loader so your warranty is in tact! Woo-hoo!  The ...

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Easy Root Removed From Android Market, App Now Available From Developer’s Site

The developer of the Easy Root application, which allowed owners of the Motorola Droid, Droid X, and Motorola Milestone (your handset must be running Froyo) to easily root their handsets, has announced that his application has been removed from the Android Market.  While this is extremely ...

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1-Click Rooting Comes to Droid X

Are you fascinated by the idea of rooting your new Droid X but scared to get involved with the sometimes-convoluted process?  Put your fears aside and check out the Windows-based app which roots (and unroots) your phone with one button.  Although the concept is rather different from methods ...

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NookDevs Release New Firmware for Rooted Nooks

The NookDevs team have released a new version of their firmware for rooted Nook e-readers.  Released as v2.4.1, it’s based around the 1.4.1 released by Barnes & Noble a short time ago.  Those of you with rooted devices will be pleased to learn that some of the features included this ...

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Rooting your Android Phone No Longer a Crime!

On balance, the Register concludes that when one jailbreaks a smartphone in order to make the operating system on that phone interoperable with an independently created application that has not been approved by the maker of the smartphone or the maker of its operating system, the modifications ...

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How NOT to root a Droid X

One of our friends and listeners to our weekly podcast gave us a heads up on that it seems it is kid of easy to brick your shiny new Droid X during a root/re-flash process.  He gave us a link to the Droid X forums where it is talking about the things you simply don’t... Read More

TouchWiz Launcher Ported to Un-Rooted Nexus One Handsets

If you haven’t seen or found it by now, it is time you know about it. Apparently a hacker over at XDA-Developers has ported the Galaxy S TouchWiz UI to the Nexus One in launcher format. That’s right, you can now install the TouchWiz UI on your N1 using a simple APK file! Having ...

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The Droid X Gets Rooted!

We previously reported that Motorola had implemented the eFuse process to try to stop people from rooting their brand new device, the Droid X.  Well, when you have an army that is as strong as the Android Army is, there is no barrier or fortification that seems to last very long!  The Droid X ...

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