By Humberto Saabedra on May 4, 2015
Sony quietly releases new unlocked bootloaders for select Xperia models.
By PhoneNews.com Staff on March 28, 2015
You just have to know how to do it…
By Christopher Price on October 30, 2012
We take a look at Ubuntu for Nexus 7, made possible with the new one-click installer promoted by Canonical. What we found certainly surprised us…
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By Christopher Price on July 17, 2012
We take a second look at the Fedora-Microsoft agreement for Windows 8 Secure Boot. And, the unanswered questions about ARM, Windows RT… that you should forward to your nearest regulator.
Posted in Microsoft, Windows Phone | Tagged Apple, ARM, bootloader, efi, fedora, GPL, Microsoft, netbook, notebook, PC, red hat, secure boot, tablet, uefi, windows, Windows 8, windows rt, x86 | 7 Responses
By Christopher Price on June 4, 2012
After massive outcry from the open source community, regarding a controversial, and possibly illegal lockdown of ARM-based PCs and tablets from Microsoft, the company has inked a new deal.
By Humberto Saabedra on July 10, 2011
As was done with the initial bootloader unlock announcement, HTC has confirmed on Facebook the first three devices that will receive updates that will unlock the bootloaders on those devices in order for enthusiasts to more easily load custom ROMs and other software variants onto the hardware. The worldwide version of the HTC Sensation will […]
By Humberto Saabedra on June 24, 2011
The Motorola Atrix 4G will be the first Android smartphone to have its bootloader unlocked by the manufacturer with the forthcoming rollout of its long-awaited Android Gingerbread update. Motorola has previously stated that it would begin to ship devices and updates unlocking the bootloaders on select Android smartphones as soon as this Fall, but the […]
By Christopher Price on June 9, 2005
Very few of you know that I was an internal beta tester for Mac OS X, as well as an external beta tester for Windows XP. During this time, I was privy to well, a lot of stuff I can’t talk about to this day. But, one thing that I can talk about now is […]