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Future Android security feature could break many root apps

A set of commits have recently been pushed to the Android Open Source Project that seeks to harden the platform against malicious attacks. But...

Changes to Android might disable some root apps

Of the subsets within Android, those who enjoy rooting their device for various purposes remain one of the more loyal. Rooters are fond of...

Moto G root solution arrives as Superboot

Superboot, a Moto G root solution has recently been unveiled by Paul O'Brien at MoDaCo. Rooting your Moto G using Superboot appears to be...

Nexus 5 CF-Root for “rooting beginners” released

Many look towards the Nexus devices for the clean Android experience. And given that, there is often less reason for users to be looking...

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...

Galaxy Note 3 for Verizon shown using tethering free of charge

Have a Galaxy Note 3? Want to tether it? Sure you do. Tethering can come in really handy when you least expect to need...

Galaxy S4 for Verizon sees update, but is still on Android 4.2

Starting today, owners of a Verizon branded Samsung Galaxy S4 will be able to upgrade their device. The upgrade is said to be incremental,...

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch gets rooted

Samsung has taken some criticism on the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The reviews have been so-so and it seems many are still waiting and hoping...

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...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gains KNOX-friendly rooting method

Samsung's latest S Pen phablet may be a wonderful device, but the Galaxy Note 3 has also been shrouded in controversy, some of which...

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...

Moto X and new DROID lineup also receive the gift of root

Just moments ago we shared some details on how users can root their brand new LG G2 smartphones on Verizon and AT&T, and now...

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