Atrix 4G Rooted, Dumped Ahead of Launch

Been considering an Atrix 4G, but worried that, given Motorola's track record of locking down its handsets, it might be a while before it's rooted? Well that worry is out the window: Moto's new dual-core superphone has been rooted before it has even seen official release by AT&T.

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App Review: Rom Manager [VIDEO]

Thinking about flashing a new ROM? How about a theme? Chances are you googled it and were just too overwhelmed with all the steps. Thats where Rom Manager comes in, you can easily flash roms, themes, make backups, restore backups, rename backups, partition your SD card, and more–all from ...

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The CyanogenMod Nightlies Are Back; This Time with Extra Gingerbread

Team Douche strikes again! Yesterday, a post on cyanogenmod.com announced the roll out of the infamous nightly builds, which are all based upon the newest version of the mod, Cyanogenmod 7 (CM7).

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Project Elite v4 ROM:Sleek,Stable & Fast

Last week I came across a great ROM for Motorola Droid 1 (a.k.a. "OG Droid") tucked away in Droid Forums: Project Elite v4. Now, I usually flash the major ROM developers' work (Cyanogen, Bugless Beast, Chevy and the others on ROM Manger) because of their history, and pass up the new guys ...

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Make Your Xperia X10 Look Like Gingerbread

No, you can't have Gingerbread on your Xperia X10 yet and it'll probably take a long time before you can, but you can apply a custom ROM with a Gingerbread theme. I've made a mod of the AOSP ROM we've talked about earlier to make it look like Gingerbread.

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Theme Spotlight: Get Your Theme On! Sonnysekhon @ XDA

In the wonderful world of XDA there are many developers working towards getting the most out of their device.  In this spotlight, I’d like to highlight a specific dev/themer who shares his work among many devices.  His work ranges from themes to wallpapers.  He is kind enough to share all ...

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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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HTC Releases Source of Three Handsets

HTC has released the source code for the G2, MyTouch 4G and the Verizon Droid Incredible today in their Developer Center. The developing community will probably be very happy with those, making a good and stable root possible much easier. Please note: The source of the G2 is not meant for the ...

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Bootlace 2.1 Brings Android 2.2 to iPhone!

Ok I know this is an Android site.You may not like the “i” products. I myself shudder when I hear “iPhone”… like fingernails on a chalk board. Yet there is still hope for Android’s biggest competitor.  With the help of a little program called Bootlace 2.1 you ...

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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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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 Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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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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