Feb 27 2013 10:55 PM | BearDroid in Recoveries
If you are a flashaholic like I am, you know how important it is to have a recovery that is effective and has the tools you need. Because of the importance of recoveries, I always get a little excited when one is updated to have new features. Lucky for all of us, Team Win has updated their recovery to include some new and interesting features that I think we can all enjoy.
Jan 30 2013 11:00 PM | skynet11 in Recoveries
The popular touch-based recovery TWRP has been updated to version 2.4.0, bringing some major under-the-hood changes and some performance improvements. Included among them are support for exFAT32 SD cards, an improved GUI while running Open Recovery Scripts, and freedom from busybox's 2 GB .tar archive size limit.
Nov 09 2012 07:00 PM | BearDroid in Recoveries
Back in the days when I was rocking my Droid X, I learned a very useful phrase: bootstrap recovery. Koush's Droid X Bootstrap Recovery app allowed me to run custom ROMs instead of the bloated and ugly Froyo/Gingerbread MotoBlur. MotoBlur has taken a few steps forward, but Motorola (or is it Verizon?) still has their phones locked down harder than Fort Knox. Have no fear Droid RAZR HD owners as Hashcode, a well known Android developer, has released a way to get custom ROMs running on your phone (along with others in the RAZR family, too).
Jul 13 2012 02:50 PM | skynet11 in Recoveries
TWRP, one of the most popular touch-based recoveries available in the rooted community, has released another ground-breaking update, including a first among all recoveries: an on-screen keyboard. Other features include a terminal command feature and the ability to decrypt your encrypted data partition (using your the new onscreen keyboard to type your password). So how does the on-screen keyboard work? How do the new features affect performance and stability? Here we kick the tires on this significant upgrade to one of the leading touch-based recoveries.
Feb 21 2012 08:15 PM | SolsticeZero in Recoveries
If you're one of the many unlucky people who's had to resort to the HTC unlock method for rooting your phone, then you surely know the woes of being unable to flash kernels from recovery. Presently, we've had options such as FlashImageGUI...