Historically, unlocked bootloaders have not exactly been Motorola’s thing. However, the company took a big step this weekend when it launched its new Unlock My Device page that allows owners of the Photon Q, RAZR dev edition, Verizon XOOM, and XOOM Wi-Fi to finally give their bootloader the freedom it deserves. You will need to download the Android SDK and latest Motorola USB drivers on your computer to get going. From there, you follow the instructions on Motorola’s website. There is a bunch of warnings, of course, and even a waiver that has to be signed. Once you are done, you will be on your way to installing third-party software. Try it! [Motorola via Droid Life]
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