bootloader Stories July 3, 2015

HTC One M9 Developer Edition receiving Android 5.1 OTA update

HTC’s bootloader-unlocked version of its flagship One M9, the One M9 Developer Edition, is reportedly receiving its update to Android 5.1 Lollipop. The update isn’t yet reflected in the ROM list on HTC’s website, but AndroidCentral has been able to pull it and commenters are indicating it’s arriving on their units, too.

bootloader Stories June 19, 2015

Earlier today we shared our full review of the ASUS ZenFone 2 and noted that it was a great budget offering, although it comes with an excessive amount of bloatware installed. XDA users have now discovered, however, how to unlock the device’s bootloader.

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bootloader Stories December 13, 2014

How to unlock the bootloader of a Sony Xperia device

Sony has uploaded a video to its developers channel that demonstrates how to unlock the bootloader of a Sony Xperia device, allowing for custom ROMs to be installed. Sony warns that you may void your device’s warranty and cautions about certain other risks that may occur.

The process involves generating an unlock code for your device through Sony by entering a unique IMEI number associated with the device. Then, you must install the Android SDK and all drivers and connect to Fastboot. Sony has a list of supported devices on its website.

bootloader Stories January 3, 2012

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime to get FOTA Ice Cream Sandwich update Jan. 12

ASUS announced on its Facebook today that the Transformer Prime would receive a firmware over-the-air Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update starting Jan. 12. Somehow this is even before the Motorola XOOM, Google’s reference tablet? Perhaps this will ignite a war among Tablet makers to get their devices up to Ice Cream Sandwich first. Bring […]

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