• Chainfire releases new CF-Auto-Roots for Nexus line on Lollipop

    If you haven’t heard of Chainfire, then you probably haven’t been near any rooting tools, or are not interested in getting root access to your Android device. If you have been, then Chainfire is usually one of the names that

    November 17, 2014 • Views: 730

  • StickMount app updated, SELinux handling improved

    StickMount is a rather popular app, which we recommend that you should try (for real). The app allows you to mount USB stick storage to mostly Nexus devices such as the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7, and the Nexus 10. The app has just

    November 10, 2014 • Views: 1017

  • Android 5.0 rooted on Nexus 9 already

    Well, that didn't take long. After only a few hours of the Android 5.0 factory images from the Nexus 9 tablet being available to the hacking public, someone has already rooted the device. That someone is Chainfire from XDA

    November 5, 2014 • Views: 302

  • Rovo89 chimes in on Android Lollipop woes for Xposed

    It is somewhat curious and at the same time disappointing that each release of Android alienates power users more and more while getting better and more secure. Such is the case of rooting, which is becoming more complex, in

    October 20, 2014 • Views: 1136

  • Chainfire details root issues in Android 5.0, gives quick fix

    With the latest Android 5.0 now out of the bag, many are quite eager to have a taste on their device. One subset of the Android community that might not be excited to have a taste of Lollipop are power users who live and thrive

    October 20, 2014 • Views: 2186

  • SuperSU updated to 2.13, getting ready for Android L

    If some of you are not familiar with SuperSU, that’s probably because you haven’t gotten around to gaining root access to your device. Most of the users who root their phones will know about SuperSU (and enjoy the naming

    October 11, 2014 • Views: 1167

  • CF-Auto-Root now supports Asian Galaxy Note 4 and S5 Prime

    One of the things that Android fans really lust after when new devices hit market is a root so they can install their own version of Android on the new device. If you are one of these folks that want to put your own flavor on

    October 8, 2014 • Views: 877

  • Two models of the Sony Xperia Z3 get root access

    Sony Xperia fans have been relatively excited about the Xperia Z3 since it was launched by the Japanese electronics company at IFA 2014 in Berlin earlier this month. And looking at the model’s stunning visuals, sleek UI, and

    September 29, 2014 • Views: 1142

  • Android One hardware recovery and root land

    We have talked about the Android One devices already. These are the cheap Android devices aimed at emerging markets. Several manufacturers are making Android One smartphones including the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V,

    September 24, 2014 • Views: 594

  • Sunshine tool unlocks Motorola, HTC devices, allows ‘s-off’

    While you may say that with HTC devices, you are getting your money’s worth – especially for the acclaimed HTC One M8 – there are security limitations to their devices that doesn’t allow for, err… the “creative”

    September 23, 2014 • Views: 838