Google Glass Gets a Whole Lot Creepier When You Root It

Google Glass has plenty of folks a little scared of being recorded in secret, but saying "OK Glass" and the recording light are kind of a dead giveaway. But a rooted pair of specs? Those could be a creeper's dream. » 5/01/13 9:49am 5/01/13 9:49am

Google Glass Has Already Been Hacked and Rooted

Though Google Glass runs Android, it's not exactly as wide open as your typical Android phone. And given its spot as the most futuristic tech available right now, you know hackers want to tinker with Google's specs. Legendary hacker Jay Freeman, famously known as Saurik who created the Cydia app store for iOS… » 4/26/13 10:25pm 4/26/13 10:25pm

Google Music Sync Already Working for Rooted Android Phones

Even though Google hasn't officially announced it, some users at XDA-developers have discovered that Google Music Sync, the much anticipated streaming music service from Google, is already working with rooted Android phones running Honeycomb's music player. Most of the details are still unknown but users say it works… » 3/07/11 2:37pm 3/07/11 2:37pm

Come and Get Your Droid 2 Root

Joining the proud lineage of rooted phones, Droid 2 has officially been compromised. What took you so long, guys? As always, please proceed with extreme caution. It's not the most complicated hack in the world, but a wrong move could do some serious damage to your phone. [XDA Developers Forum via Engadget] » 8/25/10 5:39pm 8/25/10 5:39pm

Droid X Gets One-Click Rooting

You could root your Droid X the old fashioned way, or you can download a program that'll do it for you with a single touch. I'm not gonna tell you your business, but this is a no-brainer, folks. » 7/28/10 3:36pm 7/28/10 3:36pm

Droid X Rooted, But Beware of eFuse

It was only a matter of time, really: the good people over at Droid X Forums have scrapped together a 12-step root that so far (based on limited feedback) seems to work. » 7/22/10 9:23am 7/22/10 9:23am

Video of the HTC EVO 4G Being Rooted

11 days before the EVO 4G launches exclusively on Sprint, and hackers have already successfully rooted the phone. Video showing their finesse after the jump. » 5/24/10 4:39am 5/24/10 4:39am

Motorola Cliq Rooted, Try to Control Your Excitement

So like the Droid before it, the Cliq has been rooted. It's not ready for wholesale fun-making mods yet, however—it's not capable of handling new ROMs quite yet. But it will be, my friends. Mods like Cyanogen, Sense, and more should be coming soon, in case you're sick of Blur's Twitter interface being all up in YOUR… » 12/23/09 2:30am 12/23/09 2:30am

Motorola Droid Has Been Rooted

Diligent Android-tamperers have done it again—the Droid has been rooted. There aren't many practical benefits quite yet, but it's a first step to all kinds of custom Droid goodness that's hopefully coming soon. [AllDroid] » 12/08/09 9:53pm 12/08/09 9:53pm