Step-by-Step Process to Root your HTC Incredible

Last week we reported that the folks over at unrEVOked had come up with a simple way to root your HTC incredible, along with other HTC handsets.  Many of our readers were asking for a step-by-step process to get root access to their Incredibles, and instead of re-creating the wheel, we found an ...

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Unrevoked Root Method for HTC Incredible

Looking for a pain-free way to root your HTC Incredible?  The folks responsible for unrEVOked have released unrEVOked 3 which now supports a one click rooting process for the HTC Incredible.  Its quick, easy ,and best of all, there are no commands to enter.  Like its predecessors, version 3 ...

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International Galaxy S Root Method Works on U.S. Versions

Samsung’s Galaxy S line is sure to be a winner, with 1Ghz processors and beautiful Super AMOLED screens. The only thing that could make it better is the ability to gain root access without jumping through a bunch of hoops. Well, it appears that our friends across the pond may be able to ...

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Backdoor Found in HTC EVO & Sprint Hero, Exploited to Gain Root Access

The development team calling themselves unrevoked discovered an executable binary called skyagent in the HTC EVO and the Sprint Hero. A second executable binary called hstools was also found in the HTC EVO. In addition to other capabilities, both binaries allowed access to the root of the ...

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Updated Dell Streak Root Method Released

Paul O’Brien, the genius behind MoDaCo, has just released an updated “superboot” rooting method for the Dell Streak.  According to Paul, this root method differs a little from what we’re used to seeing, but still gets the job done for those who want superuser access on ...

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PanDigital Novel Rooted, What Next?

SlateDroid Forums user Meth has gained root access to the PanDigital Novel eReader. Meth, claims to have rooted PanDigital’s 7-inch eReader/tablet despite the fact that the device has no physical buttons. “The lack of any buttons sucks“, he says.  Kudos to Mr. Meth for his ...

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Root Your HTC Evo 4G the Easy Way With “Simple Root”

Thanks to the diligent and genius work of XDA users jiqqaman,  Mast3rpyrO, webs05, toastcfh, Koush, and maejrep, the HTC Evo 4G can now be rooted using just one click.  That’s right, you can now root, unlock Nand, and even flash a Recovery Image with in just one tap! Are you as excited as ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Has Been Officially Rooted

The wait is over, folks!   The Sony Ericsson X10 was officially rooted by XDA users: biktor_gj, jerpelea, and bin4ry (who seemingly broke the news via Twitter). Thanks to their hard work, owners can now obtain root access to their devices. Root access gives the owner superuser control, allowing ...

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Samsung Galaxy S i9000 Rooted

The folks over at Samdroid have successfully rooted  Samsung’s, latest smartphone, Galaxy S i9000.  Rooting the phone allows you to install third party applications and custom ROM’s. Rooting a phone comes with a customary warning that there is a chance that things may go wrong and you may brick ...

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MyTouch 3G Slide Rooted!

That’s right, just days after its release, the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Slide has been rooted! Eugene373 and BrokenSanity of XDA Developers (where else?) have apparently gained root access to Magenta’s new flagship Android device. As of now, no ROMs or themes have been released, but that ...

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MyTouch 3G Slide Rooted

The MyTouch 3G Slide has been rooted!   MyTouch 3G Slide users will now have access to ROMs and all kinds of goodies.  Anybody interested should click here for a clear set of instructions (they are very easy to follow). Let us know how it goes folks! Happy hacking! Source: Android Central

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OTA Update for EVO 4G, Addresses Memory Card Issues, Breaks Rooted Phones

Sprint and HTC have put together an over-the-air update (1.32.651.6) to address a known issue involving memory cards.  The problem that some were running into was that the EVO 4G had trouble locating and/or writing to the microSD card which also locked the phone up.  While this was not a ...

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EVO Gets “Toasted”; Root and Froyo ROM Released

The EVO isn’t even available at Sprint stores until tomorrow, but when Google decided to give around 5,000 of these bad boys away, they were basically telling developers to “get this bad boy rooted already.” And so they did… Over on XDA-Developers, toastcfh (also known ...

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Verizon’s HTC Incredible Finally Gets Rooted (UPDATE: Or Not)

With all the spotlight on Sprint’s EVO 4G, it seemed like efforts to root Verizon’s Incredible were but a distant memory. Says AllDroid.org’s Jake Day and Boostdscoob… fear not, “we have root!” At around 10:15 PM UTC, the duo posted a screenshot of what they ...

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Android Screenshots: No Root Required with EVO

We’re not sure if this is a bug that will get fixed, an easter egg, or what, but when we heard reports of unrooted EVO users being able to use the screen capture app ShootMe, we had to test it out ourselves. And it worked! You’re looking at the results of our test on the... Read More