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.
Here’s how Verified Boot warnings look in Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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.
Sony aims to help you unlock your Xperia device in a new video tutorial
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.
Moto X bootloader now unlockable on Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Rogers and Latin America
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.