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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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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