Modders Make Android Work the Way You Want

CyanogenMod is one of the biggest hacks to ever hit the Android mobile platform. It's got an estimated 500,000 users. Many Android programmers use it as a starting point for their own coding projects. And according to the project's founder, a number of Google employees have it installed on their Android devices. » 5/22/11 2:00pm 5/22/11 2:00pm

Google Won't Let You Rent a Movie from Android Market If You Have a…

Well, phooey. Google is blocking users with rooted Android devices from renting movies via Android Market. Apparently, it's "due to requirements related to copyright protection". I guess Google thinks people who use rooted phones are pirates who steal movies. » 5/22/11 11:00am 5/22/11 11:00am

Root Nearly Any Android Device With One Click

You could already root the Droid X with a single click, but now? Now hardly any Android device is immune. Even Froyo-powered phones are falling victim to SuperOneClick. Liberty! » 10/11/10 2:23pm 10/11/10 2:23pm

Idiot-Proof Guide to Rooting the HTC Evo

Why hack your Evo? Free Wi-Fi tethering and plenty of other benefits. OK, but how hard is it? Not too bad with the help of a few apps. This step-by-step, "idiot-proof" guide from Android Forums will hold your hand, gently. » 6/29/10 1:00pm 6/29/10 1:00pm