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Former Writer · Oct 14, 2012

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.3

The last time we brought you news about TWRP, it was to announce that TWRP 2.2.2 had been released. It had fixed a lot of bugs from the initial release of TWRP 2.2 and added a few new features. Very recently, TWRP has been updated again to version 2.3. There were a whole bunch of awesome improvements with TWRP 2.2 and a lot of unique and brand new features as well. TWRP 2.3 promises no less. The official change log...

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Will Verduzco · Jul 12, 2012

Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.2

Just about three months ago, we brought you news that the Team Win Recovery Project had received a massive update to version 2.1. April's release largely heralded the start of a new age in recoveries---where one would no longer have to deal with cumbersome menus, instead interacting with a very user-friendly GUI. It wasn't simply about the GUI either. In addition to bringing an unrivaled level of UI polish, TWRP 2.1 offered users many advanced features such as update.zip queuing, a basic...

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Former Writer · Jun 14, 2012

Debugfs Auto Root Brings Latest One-Click Method to Transformer Prime, Original Transformer, and TF300T

Many devices in the Android world have the capacity to share software. As anyone who frequently visits the Sony Xperia line up sub forums can tell you, a single modification for a device can often be used on a myriad of devices. Sometimes, it's a simple performance mod or a theme, but other times it's something important---like a root method. We recently brought you news of a method to root the Transformer TF300T without downgrading, and it turns out that this...

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Former Writer · Jun 5, 2012

New One-Click Root and Recovery for Original Transformer

As time passes after a device is released, older root methods often get patched. Thus, developers often are forced to find a new exploit to provide their users with root access. Sometimes it can be a rough process and other times it's as easy as changing from one known root exploit to a different one. In any case, once a newer firmware gets rooted, one can almost certainly bet that a one-click process is right around the corner---and for users...

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Former Writer · May 2, 2012

Ultimate Downgrade Guide for Asus Transformer and Transformer Prime

Over the last few months, downgrading firmware has seemingly been all the rage. Not because the newest firmwares aren't great, and not because there's anything wrong with them---it's because downgrading is often the last recourse left in device rooting troublesome devices. There are other reasons as well, but no matter what the reasoning is, users of the Asus Transformer can now downgrade as they choose, whether they're rooted or not. XDA Forum Member wolf849 has written up a few useful methods...

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Former Writer · Mar 14, 2012

What Asus Developers Need to Know About Blob Tools

There are a plethora of tools out there that help developers do all sorts of things. From cooking ROMs to compiling kernels to editing and modifying apk files, you can find a tool for almost anything if you search long enough or hard enough. For owners of the Asus Transformer and Asus Transformer Prime, developers have a nifty little application called Blob Tools. XDA Forum Member rayman84 released the tool a little while ago, but aspiring developers are still using it as...

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jerdog · Mar 1, 2012

Team EOS Brings AOSP ICS to the ASUS Transformer via Nightly Builds

Team EOS has done so much for the Motorola Xoom over the past few months when it comes to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and now they bring their work to the ASUS Transformer. Enlisting the help of XDA Senior Member Roach2010 back in November of 2011, a ROM was built with AOSP as its base but no hardware support was available. After ASUS released ICS for the Transformer on February 24th, the team had all they needed. The developer released...

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