Who would have predicted that Barnes and Noble's new Nook Tablet would be rooted? Oh, everyone? Well, it still happened, and that's good news for modders who are looking forward to hacking the bejeezus out of these low-cost tablets.
HTC finally gets it. The Taiwanese company will no longer lock the bootloaders on its Android devices. Rooting and flashing will be available to all. This news comes straight from CEO Peter Chou who made the following statement,
For some reason or another, Motorola really doesn't want Droid X owners downloading a leaked Froyo ROM before the Android update officially launches. Hence, the cease-and-desist letters that are being sent out by the company's director of information security.
There definitely won't be an official Android version of HTC's WinMo-running HD2, but the chaps at HTC Linux have finally released an Android 2.1 build for the WinMo-running largescreen, with a fully-working touchscreen.
After hacking the first-gen iPhone to run Android, David Wang has uploaded a video proving he can do the same magic trick with the iPhone 3G. What's the bet he'll try his hand on the iPhone 3GS next?
That luscious HTC HD2, the near-perfect mobile that had it going on in all the right places, save the WinMo 6.5 OS, is seen here doing the impossible: Running a Windows Phone 7 Series ROM. Updated.
Even more impressive than the Droid's quick rooting, the Nexus One has been conquered from the inside before Google has even officially announced it.
Psst, Droid owners. Here's how to hack Android 2.1 onto your happy little Motorola friend.
A ROM update from Hong Kong for the HTC Touch Diamond released yesterday adds some fantastic functionality such as the use of the 850MHz GSM band (used by AT&T here in the US) and the improved TouchFLO 3D performance. (For the record, the performance update is great.) There are also a few bug fixes like the "no signal…
HTC's just posted a software ROM update for the Sprint Mogul that improves Bluetooth, fixes the Alarm (it didn't go off when your phone was charging!), and fixes some Sprint Music Store stuff. It's not a huge update, so if you don't have any huge problems with your Mogul you can get away with not updating. [HTC via …
If you've been waiting to update your Palm Treo 750 to Windows Mobile 6 becuase you didn't want the possible instability of a third-party ROM, you're in luck. The official AT&T WM6 ROM has been leaked, and you can download it now. And since this is the "official" ROM, it probably means the "real" official ROM, direct…
Just like the T-Mobile Dash Windows Mobile 6 Upgrade was leaked about a week before the real release, AT&T's 8525 update has just been dumped onto the internet as well. What does this mean to you? Two things.