Bootloader

12.12.12
Verizon Galaxy Note II bootloader unlocked, ready for flashing
12.12.12

Verizon Galaxy Note II bootloader unlocked, ready for flashing

Well, that didn't take long. The talented folks over the XDA Developers forums have cracked the Ve...

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11.25.12
Hack gives HTC Droid DNA the bootloader unlock that Verizon took away
11.25.12

Hack gives HTC Droid DNA the bootloader unlock that Verizon took away

Custom ROM fans were briefly teased with the prospect of Verizon loosening its anti-modding stance...

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11.06.12
Motorola reveals Atrix HD Developer Edition, highlights unlockable bootloader
11.06.12

Motorola reveals Atrix HD Developer Edition, highlights unlockable bootloader

Digging the idea of picking up an Atrix HD, but bummed about that whole "locked bootloader" situat...

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10.23.12
LG Optimus G comes with locked bootloader, might not be cause for panic
10.23.12

LG Optimus G comes with locked bootloader, might not be cause for panic

We're fans of the LG Optimus G, although the custom ROM lovers among us might want to tamp down th...

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10.13.12
Linux Foundation proposes convoluted solution for UEFI Secure Boot
10.13.12

Linux Foundation proposes convoluted solution for UEFI Secure Boot

With Windows 8 Microsoft is pushing manufacturers away from a traditional BIOS to UEFI with Secure...

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09.22.12
Samsung Galaxy S III Developer Edition for Verizon Wireless now available to order
09.22.12

Samsung Galaxy S III Developer Edition for Verizon Wireless now available to order

Ever since the bootloader of the Galaxy S III for Verizon Wireless was cracked wide open, there's...

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09.19.12
Kindle Fire HD 7-inch rooted in spite of Amazon, unstoppable force meets the unhackable object (video)
09.19.12

Kindle Fire HD 7-inch rooted in spite of Amazon, unstoppable force meets the unhackable object (video)

We were worried there, for a minute. After code explorers found that Amazon's Kindle Fire HD 7-inc...

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09.17.12
Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablets are likely to be hack-resistant
09.17.12

Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablets are likely to be hack-resistant

If you were counting on getting all imaginative with the firmware on a new Fire or 7-inch Fire HD,...

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09.15.12
Mobile Miscellany: week of September 10th, 2012
09.15.12

Mobile Miscellany: week of September 10th, 2012

Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know...

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