Tag: bootloader

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K can be bootloader unlocked

Bootloaders are fun but only when they are unlocked. Most Android devices have bootloaders although OEMs will not admit it. They will just hide...

Huawei Mate 30 series may or may not unlock bootloader

Huawei's latest premium flagship series, the Mate 30, was made official last week. The new smartphones arrived with premium specs and prices. We haven't...

T-Mobile OnePlus 7 Pro can now install international firmware

The OnePlus 7 Pro has been controversial even before it was announced. The Chinese OEM was said to deliver a new flagship phone with...
Xiaomi MIUI Unlock bootloader

Xiaomi MIUI bootloader unlocking is still available, no fake news please

Fake news has already crept inside the mobile industry as there are rumors Xiaomi is ending bootloader unlocking. Well, describing a story as fake...
Google Pixel 3 MAGISK Bootloader

Google Pixel 3 now rooted with Magisk

A bootloader will always be present. You can't completely eradicate the idea because mobile users and consumers will always want a way to root...
Nokia HMD Global

Bootloader unlock method blocked on Nokia phones

Some of the latest Nokia phones are receiving the latest security update. It should be a welcome addition but the August update delivers one...
OnePlus 6 Bootloader Protection

OnePlus 6 vulnerability: bootloader protection can be bypassed

After months of anticipation, the OnePlus 6, OnePlus' fifth-gen flagship smartphone, has officially entered the market. It is one popular subject because the company...

HOW TO: Installing a factory image or OTA image on your Pixel, Nexus device

There will be instances when you would want to flash a factory image on your Pixel or Nexus device. This is either when you...

Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra now part of Sony Open Devices Program

Sony is a bit different from other smartphone manufacturers when it comes to allowing their users to use software based on AOSP (Android Open...

Updated bootloader of Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Note8 prevents flashing of ‘out of region’...

One of the tweaks that Samsung flagship users do on their devices if they got them from US mobile carriers is to unlock the...

SunShine tool now supports Android Oreo in HTC U11

Modding and tweaking HTC smartphones is always bound to be a chore since the Taiwan-based manufacturer uses its infamous S-ON/S-OFF feature. Bootloader unlocking will...

LG V30 gets official bootloader unlock, a boost for aftermarket developers

LG recently launched and brought to market their flagship phablet, the LG V30. The phablet has been released in the US and in Europe,...

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Google Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL now officially launched

The Google Pixel 4 series is finally here. The last leaked images that surfaced on the web turned out to be true so there...

Google Podcasts Review: Easy UI and navigation, auto-downloads new episodes

It's been only over two years since Google has officially rolled out the Google Podcasts. The app was highly anticipated by many people who...