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HTC Releases Source Code for Droid Incredible, EVO 4G

Today brings welcome news to Droid Incredible and EVO 4G owners who like to dabble in rooting and ROM-flashing.  HTC has released the source code for the two popular super

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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

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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

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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

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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

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HTC Legend & Desire Promptly Rooted

Two of the latest HTC handsets, the Desire and Legend have been promptly rooted. Paul of Modaco forums is at it again, doing his part to provide full access to

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FarmVille on Nexus One Signals Death of Productivity [VIDEO]

Taimur Asad of Redmond Pie has been playing with the HTC Desire ROM on his Nexus One these last few days.  As many of you might know, it features Adobe’s

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Load HTC Desire ROM onto Your (Rooted) Nexus One

Just a few days ago we reported on Paul O’Brien and his loading of the brand new HTC Desire ROM onto his rooted Nexus One.  At the time, he was

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Cyanogen “Whips Up” Multitouch for Nexus One

One of the most popular Android hackers has just made one the most popular Android handsets a touch* better.  Steve Kondik, better known as Cyanogen, has figured out how to

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Motorola Milestone Rooted!

Well it took a while, but the Motorola Milestone has finally been rooted! Now all happy Milestone owners can enjoy loading custom ROMs on to their hot multi-touch handset. How

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Motorola Cliq is Latest Android Handset to Get Rooted

A handful of modders over at ModMyMoto have announced they’ve been able to get root access for the Motorola Cliq. As is the case with nearly all rootings, the process

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Developers Waste Little Time Porting Android 2.1 to Droid

In a move that comes as little surprise, some crafty developers have managed to extract Android 2.1 from a Nexus One handset to port it to the Motorola Droid. Does

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Metamorph: Dynamic Theming For Rooted Builds

Created by Stericson (the first themer for Android) with the help of Kastro, Metamorph revamps the process for theming an Android device. Not only does it immensely reduce the size

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Why I Won’t Be Rooting My Droid…For Now

Let me begin by giving my experience this past year with rooted or “jail broken” Android phones.  I used the standard Android image doled out by T-Mobile for seven long

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Is Rooting Overrated?

UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, it might have been more appropriate to title this piece “Are Custom ROMs Overrated” instead.  We hope you will sting the piece enjoyable