Tag: root

Moto E unofficial TWRP recovery opens doors to root access

The Motorola Moto E is here and it was only a matter of time before someone was able to work around its limitations. Now...

Samsung Galaxy S5 universal root method is here for all variants [UPDATE]

Now that the Galaxy S5 has had some time to settle down in the market, tools and methods for getting super power access to...

Sony Xperia Z2 gets rooted ahead of market launch

Sony's latest smartphone hasn't had time to be in the market yet but it has been rooted already. Thanks to esteemed XDA member DooMLoRD,...

Samsung Galaxy S5 rooted with ChainFire’s CF-Root

Samsung's high-profile flagship is barely out the market and already it has been rooted. XDA Senior Recognized Developer ChainFire has now even provided a...

Nokia X rooted, now has flashed ROM and proper Google apps

What’s the saying? Oh yeah: You can lead a Developer to a smartphone, but you can’t make them use the weird OS you put...

Battery life app Greenify now available to non-rooted users

Greenify is an app that makes it really easy to control battery life. The long-standing root app lets you hibernate apps you don’t regularly...

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...