Home » Tag Archives: root (page 2)

Tag Archives: root

iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak “near ready” Demo Video

pod2g-ios5-jailbreak

The caching issues have been taken care of, the A5 cache is not a problem anymore. He fixed it by "doing the untether in a single thread and by flushing all the dcache then all the icache in a row at a strategical point of the process."

Read More »

Silent OTA Kindle Fire Update Breaks Root

kfire_021

It was reported at XDA-Developers forum yesterday that the OTA (OTA=Over-The-Air) update for the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet to its 6.2.1 version of firmware has killed its rooting procedure, a so called SuperOneClick. It's worth mentioning that rooting in itself is not the real target for all those tinkerers at XDA-Developers and elsewhere. It's just a tool that facilitates running alternative firmware on the Fire, namely CyanogenMod 7 and coming CyanogenMod 9 (based on Android Open Source Project for Ice Cream Sandwich). It improves handling the device in its sideloading mode, and, conversely, sideloading some system apps might take rooting and superuser privileges essential.

Read More »

Amazon Kindle Touch Jailbreak Using An MP3 File [Video]

kindle-touch-jailbreak

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. You will probably kick yourself after reading this article wondering why you didn’t think about it earlier and enjoy yourself a few minutes of fame. Developer Yifan Lu has managed to jailbreak the Amazon Kindle ...

Read More »

Kindle Fire Source Code Available For Download From Amazon

111116-kindlefire

To be fair, this didn't exactly come flying out of left field. Amazon has already released the source code for its other e-readers, including the Kindle Touch, Kindle Wi-Fi, Kindle DX, and Kindle Keyboard.

Read More »

Poll: Do you root or Jailbreak?

Hacking_198176660

With Sony getting hacked and their PSN still down, there's no hiding it even for the biggest of corporations in the world, that includes government too. While i'm personally waiting for an iPad 2 jailbreak still, tell us about you. Do you jailbreak your iOS device and root your droids?

Read More »

New ROMs give most Android phones a taste of Gingerbread

gingerbread-th

Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread is not yet officially available for devices, but a few ROMs have made their way onto the Internet to give you a sneak preview. You'll need to have a rooted phone, but these ROMs quite literally give your Android phone a "taste" of the Gingerbread yet to come.

Read More »

Homebrewers rejoice! Windows Phone 7 unlock now available

chevron-crack-wp7

Well, that didn't take very long. It feels like only yesterday that Windows Phone 7 made its official debut in the marketplace, but someone has already developed, tested, and released an unlocker for Microsoft's latest smartphone platform.

Read More »

SuperOneClick roots any Android device with a click

superoneclick

With a single click you can root any Android device out there, the SuperOneClick tool is what used to root the Droid X, but now it’s been updated to included the whole lot.

Read More »

Passwords stored in plain text on rooted Android smartphones

rooted-android

With great power comes great responsibility. Maybe you should have been listening to Uncle Ben all along, because it seems that with great freedom comes great security risks too. That's because rooting your Android smartphone could reveal your "secure" passwords to just about anyone.

Read More »