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Verizon Moto X root method arrives for the daring

Rooting the Verizon Moto X has been proven possible in the past, however a patch for a previous exploit was released with a recent over-the-air update. But in the always fun to watch game of cat and mouse, the rooting community has stepped forward with another option for Verizon Moto X users looking to have a rooted handset. This one comes by way of jcase and will work even with the most recent camera software update in place.

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 gets root, but wipes device in the process

More Note 3 rooting stories are coming to light, and they tend to have one thing in common: your data can get lost during the process. Users are reporting losing all data, wiping their phone and rendering it like-new, which can be annoying if you've gone through the trouble to change settings up. If you're willing to subject yourself to a clean device, the video below is a great way to accomplish root on your Note 3.

Themer hands-on: the newest launcher for Android

Themer, the popular new app/launcher, has a waitlist approaching several hundred thousand people. The promise is simple: theme your device easily, making it appear fresh on a whim. Accomplished via a link to their MyColorScreen site, which houses various themes for you to use (as well as a tool to build your own!), Themer wants to make the fussy task of theming a device as simple as looking through a picture gallery. No wonder the wait list is so long.

LG G2 on Verizon and AT&T get easy root access

The LG G2 on both Verizon and AT&T are finally available this week. With Verizon opening up orders on their smartphone yesterday. For those curious as to if you'll be able to root the 5.2-inch quad-core powered smartphone, that's a yes. We already have an extremely simple root method for both carrier models, and more details can be found below.

Verizon Moto X root access proven possible

The Moto X is available with a wide variety of US carriers at this point, however your ability to tinker with the phone will vary depending on which carrier you have. Motorola does offer an option to unlock the bootloader, however that option is not available for those with AT&T and Verizon Wireless. But official paths aside, it looks like someone has managed to get past some of the blocks and has achieved root access on the Verizon Moto X.
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