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LG G4 community offering over $2000 to anyone who can achieve root and bootloader unlock

by: Edgar CervantesJuly 16, 2015
Time to sharpen your coding and tinkering skills. LG G4 users have assembled and managed to collect over $2000 USD ofr anyone who can find a full root method.
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Sony devices with unlocked bootloaders may malfunction if users enable My Xperia app

by: Edgar CervantesJuly 9, 2015
Sony's My Xperia app can locate, lock, factory reset or even send a sound alert to your phone. That's not all it does, though. If you have an unlocked bootloader, it may go as far as making your device malfunction.
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Sony aims to help you unlock your Xperia device in a new video tutorial

by: Jimmy WestenbergDecember 14, 2014
Looking for help with unlocking the bootloader on your Xperia device? Sony is here to help you out with their new video tutorial.
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Android 4.4’s verified boot has device modders worried

by: Gary SimsNovember 6, 2013
One of the new security features in Android 4.4 KitKat is verified boot which is designed to detect persistent rootkits that can hold onto root privileges and compromise a device's security. However it as a side effect, it could stop the installation of custom ROMs.
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Moto X bootloader now unlockable on Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Rogers and Latin America

by: Chris SmithSeptember 7, 2013
Moto X units sold by Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Rogers and Latin American carriers can have their bootloaders unlocked on Moto's website.
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Moto X bootloader will be unlockable on T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Verizon getting developer edition

by: Derek RossAugust 4, 2013
Following the Moto X event last week, the development community was saddened to learn that the bootloader of the Moto X was locked. The next day, Motorola's VP of Product Management, Punit Soni, took to Google+ to clarify the status of the Moto X bootloader. According to Punit, some variants of the Moto X will be have a locked bootloader and others will ship with a more friendly unlockable bootloader. If you haven't figured it out yet, it boils down to carrier restrictions.
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Standard HTC One takes a step closer to full GPE conversion

by: Rob TriggsJuly 11, 2013
Folks over at XDA have managed to flash the Google Play Edition HTC One's bootloader and recovery to a regular HTC One, bringing the handset one step closer to a full GPE conversion.
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HTC One Developer Edition to start shipping on April 19

by: Gary SimsApril 5, 2013
During the recent Facebook Home event, a HTC spokesperson revealed that the HTC One Developer Edition will be available for pre-order in the next few days and that it will go on sale from April 19th.
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HTC One Developer Edition comes with an unlocked bootloader for $649

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 13, 2013
HTC just introduced the Developer Edition of the One, which ships with an unlocked bootloader and 64GB of storage. Some limitations apply.
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How to unlock or relock the Nexus 10 bootloader

by: Carl ParkerNovember 26, 2012

The Google Nexus 10 is one of the top Android tablets that Google has released. It runs on Android 4.2, the upgraded version of Jelly Bean. One of the benefits of having a Nexus 10 is the ability to easily unlock its bootloader.  In fact, it’s one of the benefits of having any Nexus device.

It’s important to note that unlocking your Nexus 10’s bootloader does have some risks, including the risk of making your tablet unusable.  So, you should be aware of such risks before proceeding and you should follow instructions closely.  Despite the risks you take, an unlocked bootloader is the first step in being able to fully customize your Nexus [...]

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