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Former Writer · Jul 19, 2012

Bootloader Customization Now Open to More S-Off HTC Devices

Not too long ago, we brought you news that allowed HTC EVO 4G LTE users to customize their bootloaders. The process was pretty cool, allowing users to make their bootloader look however they want---including making it look unhacked. After the initial project was released, users clamored for this to be made available to more devices. The requests were heard and responded to. Now, the plugin has been made available to make the bootloader customizer for a number of HTC devices....

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liwen · Jan 17, 2012

HTC Adds Bootloader Unlock Support For Desire Z, ChaCha, Aria, DROID Incredible, Status, T-Mobile G2

HTC has taken to Twitter again to announce that several new models are now supported by the company's official bootloader unlocking solution. The devices that were added are the HTC Desire Z, ChaCha, Aria, DROID Incredible, Status and T-Mobile G2. As we said earlier, HTC is making pretty good progress in getting as many device bootloaders unlocked as possible, which we can only applaud. You own of the aforementioned devices? What are you waiting for, head over to HTCdev to...

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Captainkrtek · Oct 30, 2010

CyanogenMod 6.1.0 RC1 Available for Download

For all you CyanogenMod fans out there this will make you happy, CyanogenMod released version 6.1.0 of their ROM for the following devices: HTC Aria HTC Desire (CDMA) HTC Desire (GSM) HTC Dream & Magic HTC Evo 4G HTC Hero (CDMA) HTC Hero (GSM) HTC Slide HTC Wildfire Nexus One Many users have reported issues with the marketplace, but those issues are being fixed. As for the features of this new release here are some of the big ones: Updated...

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ElCondor · Aug 5, 2010

Avoid Windows Driver Issues When Rooting: Use Pre-Installed Ubuntu LiveCD

Many people face several problems with their Windows drivers when rooting their Android devices. Incompatible driver issues often cause problems flashing Android to the phones, or running rooting software. To avoid this, some people use Ubuntu -- for the people that don't know it, Ubuntu is a Linux-based open-source operating system for your PC. Since Android is also based on Linux, the communication between these systems is a lot better. However, for the average Android user who has not much...

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ElCondor · Jul 29, 2010

How-To: Wireless Tether for Rooted HTC Aria

A new (unofficial) version of Wireless Tether has been released. This version is confirmed to be working properly on the HTC Aria -- other versions weren't successfully connecting to the internet. XDA member attn1 reported about the update, which was originally created for the Desire and Incredible. He refers to Harald Mueller, who seems to be the creator of the update. As most information is all scattered around the forums, we thought it would be better to post a little how-to here....

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WenWM · Jul 18, 2010

Droid X Multi-Touch Keyboard Now Ported To HTC Aria

Having an easy to use keyboard makes the difference when you are considering replying to the message received from your best friend. Well, it seems the HTC Aria users do not have to make that hard choice anymore thanks to XDA member jasonyump. This amazing new keyboard from the new Droid X for Verizon has been making its way across all Android devices, and the Aria just recently received the software. The improvements are not too significant, but it seems...

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ElCondor · Jul 4, 2010

Install Non-Market Apps (Unsupported Resources) on HTC Aria

The Android OS has a certification feature that prevents you from installing unauthorized applications on it. However, XDA member fluffyarmada found a workaround to avoid the certification procedure, which allows you to install any non-market application directly from your SD-Card. Unfortunately, the workaround is pretty difficult, and you will need to have some serious Android skills in order to be able to do it. Your device needs to be rooted to get this working. Originally posted by fluffyarmada If you...

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Ben Elliott · Jun 19, 2010

HTC Aria Section Now Online

Views are somewhat mixed about whether or not HTC are going in the right direction by releasing mid-range specification phones such as the newly unveiled Aria, but we're sure that there are many who are eager to get their hands on the device. For this reason, we've just added an Aria section to the forums, which will be the home for development-related discussions about the device. The Aria will feature a 3.2" HVGA touchscreen, a 5 mexapixel camera, a 600MHz...

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