Unlock and Root

Moto 360 gets rooted

Gaining root access for our devices is something that us Android owners have become accustomed to. If you have a flagship device you can almost always expect to receive root (more often than not) shortly after the device is release and sometimes even before. With Android Wear being available, we’re starting to see our watches […]
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AT&T, Verizon Galaxy S5 root available

As most of you are well aware of by now, AT&T and Verizon are fanatically opposed to allowing you to root your phone (unless you pay straight up for a “Developer Edition”). If you’ve bought a flagship phone subsidized by either carrier over the last few years you’ve had to depend on the development community […]
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OnePlus One = TWRP 2.7

We’ve long known that the OnePlus One would come with an unlockable bootloader and would be easy to root, as it would come with the development-friendly CyanogenMod installed by default. In case Cid isn’t your scene, you can now flash anything you want via the TWRP custom recovery, which just added official OnePlus One support […]
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Firewater S-Off now available for Verizon HTC One M8

Just days after well-known developer beaups teased S-Off for the Verizon HTC One, he has made it available to download under the name Firewater. The download is available at firewater-soff.com, but you’ll need to follow the instructions carefully if you want to remove HTC’s rather unique brand of security. As mentioned in the teaser article, […]
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S-Off achieved for the Verizon HTC One M8

A mere week after a root access was achieved for the Verizon HTC One M8, well-known developer beaups tweeted a screenshot proving that he had achieved S-off for the phone. As you may know, Verizon is notorious for locking down the bootloaders of its flagship devices and even blocking the official unlock methods offered by […]
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