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One-Click SuperCID and Bootloader Unlock for AT&T / Rogers HTC One X

With the resurgence of HTC development around XDA due in no small part to S-Off being achieved, HTC devices are enjoying more freedom and users are having more fun than they have in a long time. With some devices already getting their rounds of SuperCID, it was only a matter of time before newer HTC...

SuperOneClick Updated to 2.2–Now Features ZergRush Exploit!

SuperOneClick is a wonderful tool. With its help, millions of users (no embellishment---take a quick look at the download history) have been able to gain root access on hundreds of devices. In fact, only a few short weeks ago, we wrote about how it was used to crack open the newly released Amazon Kindle Fire. Since...

Do Everything with SuperOneClick for Android

XDA member CLShortFuse recently released a one stop shot kind of application to free your Android device from its chains. The app can do everything that you will ever need for several Android devices including root (partial or full depending on the device), will allow non-market apps to be installed, and even unroot your device...

Pixel Phones Not Yet Rootable with Current Methods

It's only Tuesday, but it's already been a pretty great week for Nexus Pixel fans. In a single day, we've seen the first alleged non-blurry pictures of the upcoming Google flagship phones and have gotten official confirmation from Google about the mythical October 4th event date. Besides the news about the supposed pricing model for the...

Unlock, TWRP and Root the OnePlus 3

Before you begin, you will need ADB and Fastboot setup correctly on your computer. Check out a guide on how to do this here. Download Super SU here. Download TWRP here. This process includes wiping everything from your device, so make sure you have a backup before you begin. Plug your device into your computer VIA USB Navigate...

Elephone S3 Quick Review — A Phone Bigger than its Price, Once Quality Assurance Issues Are Squashed

Elephone's latest device has arrived at a very reasonable $200, trying its hand at a premium design for the price bracket. But packing a 2014 SoC and just a 2100 mAh battery, can it hold up to today's alternate budget phones? I aimed to find out. Device Elephone S3 CPU MediaTek 6753 Display 5.2" IPS  1080 *1920 pixels (PPI=424) RAM 3GB Storage 16GB Battery 2100 mAh Front Camera 5MP Rear Camera 13MP Weight 145g* Colours Iron...

UMi Super Quick Review: Budget-Friendly Price, Loaded Specs, and the Flaws You’d Expect

UMi is a company that is otherwise unknown for being a top contender in the budget smartphone market. Their latest offering, the UMi Super, aims to take on a higher end of the  flagship market, while still keeping an affordable price point of $220. Can it compete? Let’s take a look and find out. UMi Super...

Nextbit Robin XDA Review: The Cloud Phone That’s Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

Amidst the vast sea of high-end flagship smartphones, it's difficult to imagine how a newcomer could compete. That's why Nextbit opted to avoid the water and instead go by air with their cloud-based Robin, aimed at the upper mid-range market. Priced at $399, the Nextbit Robin competes with the likes of Google's Nexus 5X, the Motorola Moto X...

Elephone P9000 Review: Further Blurring the Lines Between Flagship and Budget

The Elephone P9000 is the "successor" to the Elephone P8000 that we reviewed and liked. Bearing some of the previously liked features and improving on the rest, the P9000 evolves over the low-end to tread onto mid-budget territory with specs and features that will give most of the market a run for its money. But can...

OnePlus X Review: Beauty, But Not the Beast

The OnePlus X is the third smartphone from OnePlus, a company that made waves with it’s first One. Featuring a classy glass and metal build, along with roughly the same internals as the OnePlus One, the device is aimed at the people who would prefer smaller and manageable phones with an exciting feature set nonetheless. Will...

Elephone M2 Review: Hardware and Style on a Budget, but Not Much Else

The Elephone M2 is a device that aims much higher than its price tag. Featuring the exterior design language seen frequently in the higher-end of the market, the Elephone M2 packs in much of the same hardware internally as other other Elephone devices devices in the market currently. So what makes the device different and worth...

Elephone P8000 XDA Review: Be Surprised, but Keep Expecting

The Elephone P8000 is a phone that attempts to defy the market trends by showing that one does not need to cut down the thickness of the phone to deliver a premium feeling device. Featuring a massive 4,165 mAh battery and a surprisingly good TouchID fingerprint scanner, the phone also packs in the specs that...