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Android Nougat won’t boot if your phone has malware

by: NiraveJuly 20, 2016
Google has revealed a new boot check in Android Nougat that prevents the phone from loading if your phone is corrupt, has malware or has been modified.
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Xiaomi makes bootloader unlocking unnecessarily difficult, angers users

by: Kris CarlonJanuary 18, 2016
Xiaomi is locking down its bootloader with a new firmware update and offending everyone with lengthy delays, a convoluted process and inconsistent treatment of its users.
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Unlocking the Nexus 6P bootloader will require a new command

by: Edgar CervantesNovember 15, 2015
One of the first steps to reaching your phone's true capabilities is unlocking the bootloader, so we thought it was important to let you know the process is no longer the same for the high-end Nexus 6P.
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Here’s how Verified Boot warnings look in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

by: Jimmy WestenbergOctober 20, 2015
Google is getting a bit more aggressive with Verified Boot warnings in Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
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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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