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T-Mobile LG G-Slate 3.1 Honeycomb Update Brings a Locked Bootloader

Sadly we have some bad news for you modders that happen to own the LG G-Slate. While recent devices like the G2x, Optimus 3D and even the G-Slate itself have shipped with unlocked bootloaders and were easy to hack, root, and mod. It appears LG has shifted positions and will now start locking bootloaders, a change we are not thrilled to see that is for sure.

Motorola Photon 4G Bootloader Unlock Available Now

Over the weekend some crafty developers unlocked the Motorola Photon 4G's bootloader. The pudding, as the developers of the method like to call it, comes courtesy of the same method used to free the Motorola Atrix not too long ago. We're still waiting on a long term solution from Motorola, but for now we'll take the unlocked bootloader however we can get it.

HTC EVO 3D Bootloader will be Unlocked At Launch Says Rogers Canada

Exciting news coming from Rogers Canada today. They have just said that the EVO 3D will be launching soon and it will in fact have an unlocked bootloader already. You will not have to wait for the HTC update we are all waiting for. HTC recently announced they will be working on unlocking the bootloader for the current HTC Sensation and the EVO 3D and more to follow. It looks like you Canadians wont have to wait for such an update.

Breaking: HTC Unlocking Bootloaders Come August and September

This evening HTC just came out with some breaking and exciting news we have all been patiently waiting for (well most of us patiently), and that news is some official remarks regarding the timeline for unlocking the bootloader on HTC phones. I can't wait for some CM7 on my Sensation because that is what's coming next for mine. HTC plans to unlock their newest phones first, read on past the break for the full details.

Sony Xperia Arc Unlocked and For Sale in the U.S.

For now no carriers in the U.S. are carrying the Sony Xperia Arc smartphone with those thin curves but it can be your right now. Sony is now selling the Flagship Xperia Arc in the online store for the low low price of just $599. The unlocked quad-band 3G handset just hit Sony's store and it will ship starting tomorrow July 8th according to the site.

TeamWin Finds EVO 3D Exploit, Root May Be Coming Soon

You may not know who TeamWin is but they are the guys that brought things like WIMAX and HDMI Mirror to CM7 for the EVO. They are hard at work but they have families and jobs just like the rest of us and this will take time. According to a few tweets along with an already huge thread over at XDA they have found an exploit in the kernel used on the HTC EVO 3D and are looking good for root access in the coming days.

HTC Staying True on Their Word, Working Hard to Allow Bootloader Unlocks

I know HTC and the bootloader issue has been in the news off and on as of late, but it seems lately they have been answering more tweets and Facebook posts regarding the issue. Just this morning we noticed three responses all regarding bootloaders in a row on Twitter, and even a few on Facebook as well. At least HTC is actually updating the public and giving us hope that this change is coming soon.
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