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US Pre-Order for Unlocked Sony Xperia ZL Begins, Priced $760 Sans Contract and Ships by April 8

March 25, 2013

The unlocked Sony Xperia ZL Android smartphone is now available to pre-order for consumers in the United States. The handset is offered in two different models at off-contract price-points of $759.99 for the 4G LTE version (C6506) and $719.99 for the HSPA+ variant (C6502). The Xperia ZL, which features a 5-inch 1080p Full HD...
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Motorola X Phone to be Released Unlocked for All Carriers on Google Play, Announcement in May? (Rumor)

January 21, 2013

We first caught wind of the Motorola X Phone late last year and now it looks as if more details are starting to emerge. According to a trusted source on the DroidRzr forums, the Motorola X Phone will be announced at Google I/O 2013 in May and a tentative release date is scheduled for...
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Samsung Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III Get Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean JZO54K Update (Changelog)

December 12, 2012

Samsung started rolling out Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean updates for the international Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100), Galaxy Note II LTE (GT-N7105), and Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) smartphones. What appears to be a minor upgrade actually packs numerous new features and enhancements. In fact, you can view the additions for the Galaxy S III in...
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HTC Deluxe Press Shot Appears, Droid DNA for the World (Image)

November 15, 2012

The HTC Droid DNA and HTC J Butterfly are headed to Verizon Wireless in the US and KDDI in Japan, respectively, but those in Europe shouldn’t feel envious because it appears a global variant of the 5-inch HD phablet will be arriving in due time. Serial leakster evleaks has just posted a press photo...
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HTC One X Gets Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich Update

August 10, 2012

The international HTC One X smartphone started receiving an upgrade to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich today, August 10. Along with the latest version of ICS, the update is said to include an improved version of Sense UI (likely 4.1), the ability to map menu function to the recent app key, additional camera functions...
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Motorola RAZR HD XT925 Caught in the Wild (Images)

August 1, 2012

The Motorola RAZR HD (XT925) smartphone surfaced in a series of in-the-wild photos today. This would be the global/international variant of the Verizon Wireless-bound Droid RAZR HD (XT926) that’s been sighted in previous leaks and recently at the FCC. Earlier rumors pegged the Big Red version with a 720p HD display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4...
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Samsung Galaxy S III Available to Pre-Order from Amazon

May 21, 2012

The unlocked Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300, which supports AT&T’s HSPA+ network, is now available to pre-order from Those in the US can pick one up in either Pebble Blue or Marble White for a whopping $799.99. The blue variant is scheduled to ship starting May 29th, while the white version is set...
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Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Aavailable on Google Play for $399

April 24, 2012

The unlocked Samsung Galaxy nexus is now available for a decently priced $399 on the Google Play Store. That means you will be purchasing directly from Google for compatibility with over 200 GSM/HSPA+ carriers worldwide, including AT&T and T-Mobile. The price is also free from any contracts, in case you were wondering. Unfortunately, it...
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Asus Releases Transformer Prime Bootloader Unlock Tool

February 22, 2012

True to their word, Asus has released a bootloader unlock tool for the Transformer Prime Android tablet. You can head to Asus’ support site now to download the app/APK file, but just keep in mind you must be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and unlocking will completely void your warranty. Enjoy! Source:...
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ASUS Transformer Prime to get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on January 12, bootloader unlocking tool later

January 3, 2012

ASUS has finally made the announcement we’ve all been waiting for – the Transformer Prime will receive an OTA update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich starting January 12. Also, the company plans to release an unlock tool for advanced users looking to crack open the locked bootloader for the tablet, although it’s unclear...
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Microsoft-sanctioned Windows Phone unlocker unleashed

November 4, 2011

ChevronWP7 Labs has finally been released for all of your Windows Phone unlocking and resulting Homebrew needs. ChevronWP7 Labs was designed to allow hobbyist developers to install, run, and debug unsigned applications on their personal Windows Phone. For $9, you can get your Windows Phone developer unlocked through Microsoft-approved methods. Still, we warn any...
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Folders on Windows Phone 7 Start screen demoed (video)

October 24, 2011

Ever wish you could group shortcuts together and place them under a single folder tile on the Windows Phone 7 Start screen? That’s what the guys at WindowsPhoneHacker have accomplished for devices that are developer unlocked. The Folders application requires a Mango device that is developer unlocked. We also must note that the setup...
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HTC bootloader unlocking web tool now live

August 15, 2011

As promised, HTC has unleashed its bootloader unlocking web tool on This will cover 2011 Android smartphones moving forward. HTC has already made the tool available for the HTC Sensation (EU), and they’ll follow-up soon with support for the HTC Sensation 4G (T-Mobile) and HTC EVO 3D (Sprint). HTC is committed to listening...
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August 8, 2011

HTC announced through Twitter today that they’ll be posting their bootloader unlocking web tool at in the near future. This will cover Android smartphones like the HTC Sensation (4G) and the HTC EVO 3D. No word yet on whether HTC plans to support any older devices that are still locked down. The site...
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HTC will begin rolling out updates to unlock bootloaders for Sensation 4G and EVO 3D in August

July 10, 2011

Back in May, HTC flipped the switch and revealed to their customers that they’d start unlocking bootloaders for their latest and greatest Android smartphones, including the HTC Sensation (4G) and HTD EVO 3D. Well, tonight, they’ve given us an update on the whole process. It appears updates will begin rolling out in August and...
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