• NFL Mobile redesigned for 2013, blocks root users

    The official NFL app for Android has been updated this afternoon with tons of changes. Now that football is here (finally!) we all need an app to stay up to date with the latest news, scores, and highlights. It appears to be

    August 5, 2013 • Views: 208

  • The Future of Rooting in Android

    The announcement of Android 4.3 last month may have disappointed some people in terms of lacking the usual fireworks, but there was a change that caught some developers by surprise: the inclusion of SELinux as Android's security

    August 1, 2013 • Views: 143

  • CyanogenMod considers removing the need for root access

    Rooting an Android device is often associated with installing third party ROMs. And while that is a step in the process, you could simply root your device and keep the stock firmware installed and running. Those who root without

    July 29, 2013 • Views: 130

  • Verizon Galaxy S4 latest OTA update gets rooted, again

    Verizon recently rolled out a software update to Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone that brought in new features as well as security fixes. However, the update also included patches to security exploits that previously

    July 29, 2013 • Views: 143

  • MoDaCo.SWITCH for HTC One beta signup goes live

    Last we heard on the topic of MoDaCo.SWITCH was that it was nearing a beta release. That release hasn't happened just yet, however it appears as if progress is still being made. Paul O'Brien recently announced that he has begun

    July 18, 2013 • Views: 118

  • TrulyClean script removes GALAXY S 4 bloatware

    The topic of bloatware is a discussion that is likely not going anywhere anytime soon. We see manufacturers and carriers loading extra apps all the time and that is a practice that will likely continue moving forward. While some

    July 3, 2013 • Views: 248

  • Redbox Instant update adds support for rooted devices

    Just like many other apps including Netflix and Google Movies & TV, Redbox Instant launched and completely cut out users who have rooted devices. Verizon and Redbox blocked all users with a rooted device from being able to use

    July 2, 2013 • Views: 79

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 Active rooted by Geohot

    AT&T has had the Galaxy S4 Active available for a few weeks now, however the folks over on the xda-developer had still been searching for a way to root the handset. In fact, a thread was created in late-June that offered a

    July 2, 2013 • Views: 108

  • S-OFF arrives for the HTC One and DROID DNA

    If you happen to be carrying an HTC One or a DROID DNA and are looking to do a bit of playing, a recently released tool may be one that you have been waiting for. That tool is called S-OFF and while available for download and use

    June 10, 2013 • Views: 150

  • Google Wallet for the Verizon GALAXY S 4

    Verizon users haven't really been able to use Google Wallet on their devices. Verizon opted to go with ISIS for mobile payments and despite seeing frequent complaints from users, that doesn't appear like it will be changing any

    May 31, 2013 • Views: 103