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Touch Clockworkmod Recovery beta available for Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

Koush, well-known developer and man of Android magic, has just released the beta of his new touch recovery. No more volume up / volume down / power to control what

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UPDATED: Get 50GB of free Box cloud storage without rooting

Want to get 50GB of free storage in the cloud? Thanks to a deal between Box and LG, anyone with one of several LG phones, including the Xperia Play, said

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Retail Motorola Droid RAZR rooted: Windows, Linux and OS X instructions included

Well that didn’t last long, now did it? The Droid RAZR has just been released, and it’s already rooted using the widely spread zergRush exploit and DooMLoRD’s easy rooting toolkit.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets rooted, ready for developer onslaught

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is all the rage right now, and everyone knows it. Now, thanks to the infamous Paul O’Brien, this little gem has root access ready and waiting

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Motorola offering unlock solution for the Motorola RAZR, Verizon and U.S. not included

We already knew this was coming, but we couldn’t say for sure when the first unlock solution would go online and which handsets would be supported. The Motorola Droid RAZR

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Cyanogenmod 7 Alpha for HP Touchpad Released, Surprisingly Functional

WebOS may be discontinued but the hardware it’s running on, the HP Touchpad, is still very, very alive. The Cyanogenmod team has released an alpha of Cyanogenmod 7 for the

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Toshiba Thrive Gets Root, SuperUser, and ClockworkMod

The dev team for the Toshiba Thrive has obtained a stable root, super user permissions, and ClockworkMod recovery. Apparently the root is still under testing, and there is no guarantee it will

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Root That Gingerbread Handset with “Gingerbreak”

For those of you enterprising souls that love to play around with the development side of Android, and are interested in different methods to root your Android device (doing so

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Xperia Arc Rooted

Well we knew this was coming once Sony Ericsson announced unlockable bootloaders for their Xperia phones: the good folks at XDA have rooted the Xperia Arc. So if you’ve got ahold of

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Future Samsung Devices not to Have Locked Bootloaders!

Today is a good day for ROM flashers who intend to buy a new Samsung device. Supercurio’s source says that the future Samsung devices will not use a locked bootloader,

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Unrevoked’s List of Root-Friendly Android Devices

Unrevoked, the good folks who made it easier to root the Droid Incredible, EVO 4G and a number of other phones, are working on a list of Android phones and

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Rooted Gingerbread for Droid 2 and Droid X

Got a rooted Droid X or Droid 2? If you’ve been jonesing for some Gingerbread goodness, we have good news for you. The good devs at MyDroidWorld took leaked official

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HTC to Incredible S Users: NO ROOT FOR YOU!

Engadget is reporting this morning that the AndIRC team that has had some experience exposing the Thunderbolts locked bootloader and creating the root process has also identified the same lockout

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Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes about half a dozen methods, including

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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.