LG are working on solution to unlock the G3′s bootloader

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A owner of an LG G3 took it upon themselves to query LG as to if the handset’s bootloader would ever be unlocked. Well, the company responded, and the response is positive. Whilst LG state that it may take a while to unlock the LG G3 bootloader given the technical restrictions, they are ...

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I paid to unlock my phone and you should too

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Recently, I became the new owner of a Moto X; however, here was a giant hoop I had to get over first before I could claim it as my own. I received a beautiful 32GB white Moto X that was locked to AT&T’s network. This is all fine and dandy for a prospective AT&T customer –... ...

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Verizon HTC Droid DNA bootloader gets unlocked method

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Alright, android guys and gals (see what I did there? Chuckle…), grab your hacker hats and geek gloves. If you’ve got an HTC Droid DNA, then AndroidPolice has an early Christmas gift for you. How does an unlocked bootloader sound? Pretty cool? Yea, we thought so, too. The bootloader ...

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HTC beats Apple in patent dispute for swipe to unlock in London court

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A High court in the U.K. has made it official: HTC’s “swipe to unlock” feature does not, in fact, impede on any Apple patents. To add to the mix, the court said that the other three complaints lodged by Apple were invalid as well. These were the patents in question: Unlocking ...

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HTCDEV Announces Official Bootloader Unlock on Six More Handsets

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Installing custom software is a large part of the Android ecosystem. Obtaining root, flashing custom recoveries and ROMs are a way of life for the Android hacker.  Official bootloader unlocking is now available for six old/new HTC devices. Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!

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Several HTC Desire models get unlocked bootloader

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HTC was noted a while back that they would unlock all their bootloaders. Today, they took a big step in that direction by unlocking the bootloaders for: HTC Desire HTC Desire HD HTC Wildfire HTC Wildfire S So good on ya, HTC. You can pick up the unlock tool at htcdev.com. Source: ...

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Galaxy S Unlockable, T-Mobile Vibrant Supports AT&T 3G

It was a very slow day, but we have a bit of breaking news tonight.  Engadget is reporting that Dagentooboy of XDA-Developers has discovered that the codes used to unlock the Samsung Galaxy S are not stored at Samsung headquarters, but in a .BAK file on the handset.  The codes are in fact so ...

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