• Sony now allows custom recovery on select Xperia devices

    Sony has always been a standard apart when it comes to helping their smartphone users customize their devices to the way they want it. Sure, they may have locked bootloaders, but Sony will unlock those for you. They’re even

    May 19, 2015 • Views: 469

  • Special bootloaders from Sony to allow recovery access

    If there’s probably just one thing you’d hate about owning a Sony Xperia device, it’s probably the bootloaders that prohibit booting into a recovery partition. Make no mistake about it, Sony Xperia devices are known for

    May 4, 2015 • Views: 331

  • TWRP 2.8.4 update improves Android Wear support

    When it comes to Android custom recoveries, two of the most popular names are ClockworkMod Recover (CWM) and the Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP). The latter has become a crowd favorite for its more frequent updates and addition

    January 15, 2015 • Views: 274

  • Cannibal Open Touch joins custom recoveries roster

    When we speak of custom recoveries, the two that probably come to mind are ClockworkMod (CWM) and TWRP, though there are quite a few based on these two as well. Of course, that doesn't mean there's no place for other players and

    December 5, 2014 • Views: 155

  • TWRP descends on LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live

    Android Wear development, both mainstream and on the sidelines, seems to be well under way. After a strong influx of Android Wear apps on Google Play Store, the modding community is also stepping up its game, starting with the

    July 28, 2014 • Views: 157

  • OnePlus One plus TWRP equals possibilities

    OnePlus' first smartphone caused a bit of a sensation, both in a good and in a bad way, but its utility has so far been quite limited. But now with an official TWRP recovery image available for the OnePlus One, the Android

    May 29, 2014 • Views: 143

  • Moto E unofficial TWRP recovery opens doors to root access

    The Motorola Moto E is here and it was only a matter of time before someone was able to work around its limitations. Now that a working, though unofficial, TWRP recovery is available for the device, owners of the extremely

    May 19, 2014 • Views: 150

  • Samsung Galaxy S5 now supported by TWRP recovery

    Tinkerers and modders who desire the Galaxy S5 for its hardware but with very little interest in Samsung's bloatware now have a fighting chance. The latest 2.7 version of the Team Win Recovery Project, better known as TWRP, is

    April 22, 2014 • Views: 200

  • Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet gets CWM-based Touch Recovery

    Last week the Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone got its first taste of root, which also included a custom recovery. Now it's the turn of its Xperia Z2 Tablet sibling to received its own touch-friendly custom recovery based on the popular

    April 7, 2014 • Views: 244

  • Sony Xperia Z2 gets rooted ahead of market launch

    Sony's latest smartphone hasn't had time to be in the market yet but it has been rooted already. Thanks to esteemed XDA member DooMLoRD, would be owners of the Xperia Z2 will be able to root their smartphones the same day they

    April 1, 2014 • Views: 253