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Xperia Z2 can be rooted with bootloader still locked

Various mods for the Sony Xperia Z2 are starting to show up, but most, if not all, of them require unlocked bootloaders. But if...

AT&T, Verizon Galaxy S5, S4 active rooted with Towelroot

Users of the latest Samsung Galaxy flagships under AT&T and Verizon rejoice! Now getting root access to your smartphone is just as easy as...

OnePlus One plus TWRP equals possibilities

OnePlus' first smartphone caused a bit of a sensation, both in a good and in a bad way, but its utility has so far...

Chainfire foresees rooting problems in upcoming Android 4.4.3

The creator of the popular SuperSU and CF-Auto-Root tools has been quite vocal about his concerns regarding changes in the Android Open Source Project...

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...

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