told you yesterday the Tab is officially for sale starting today. Now some reports are streaming in that some lucky users that went home and turned their Tab on were greeted with a familiar splash screen we have seen before. It shows as being "unlocked"
Photon 4G would come with an unlocked bootloader has been put to rest, Motorola was quick to come out and confirm that the statements made in the NYC event today about it having an unlocked bootloader were incorrect. After a few looked for confirmation it looks like the real story will still have to wait.
Photon 4G and the Motorola Triumph. We are just getting word now that even bigger news is coming from this event, the Motorola PHOTON 4G will NOT have a locked bootloader. This is huge news for all of us android nerds in the world as most of their latest devices have all been locked down, including the Atrix 4G and Droid X2.
reported on HTC discussing plans to change this policy. Locking the bootloader has been a huge issue in the recent past for Motorola as well. They've claimed to be unlocking future devices also. Official comment below.
unlocked bootloaders I'm sure you have all been happily waiting for the new and exciting phones they have coming out to hit the shelves. The Xperia Play, and the Arc look sweet. Today I have some news for you, looks like the Xperia Arc has already been rooted.
Within the coming weeks, Dell.com will begin selling unlocked Streaks in the US with Froyo preinstalled. Current users of the Streak are getting their hands on the new software right now, but only if they own the unlocked version of the tablet. Currently there is no word on how much the US unlocked tablets will be, or which 3G bands they will be using. We should find out the final details of the product launch coming here in the next few weeks. [Via StreakSmart]