POSTS TAGGED: Motorola Bionic
Posted February 11, 2012 at 04:00 pm by Ian Stacy
The Motorola Droid Bionic has been updated to 5.9.902 via an over the air update that started this week. 5.9.902 brings a host of new features, improvements and fixes. You can view the full changelog from Verizon here. Some of the more notable improvements include fixes for black screen lockups, dock lockups, idle resets and improvements to the camera and several system apps.
While some users maintained root after the update, XDA users began reporting in this thread that the update did, in fact, disable root access. Those that used the ’43V3R Root’ method have reported success preserving root after updating. All current root methods have been unsuccessful in rooting .902 after the updat. . . READ ON »
Posted January 2, 2012 at 10:00 am by liwen
If you didn’t know, fastboot files allow you to recover your device from softbricks, meaning you can go ahead and flash anything you want without worrying about bricking your device.
Posted October 21, 2011 at 03:09 pm by egzthunder1
As it is customary with Motorola, all of their stuff is locked beyond comprehension (albeit, there have been a few smart workarounds to customize our devices). It seems that the latest update for the Motorola Bionic is very tempting as it has a ton of improvements in terms of battery life, stability, and speed. However, the caveat is that if you flash this update, you will lose root. At least this was the case until XDA member Sjflowerhorn came up with a rather smart way of applying the update and keeping root in the process. The only thing that you must be sure of is that you must be on rooted stock .886 and all the bloatware must be left intact. The rest of the process seems to use P3droid’s forever root method. . . READ ON »
Posted September 30, 2011 at 08:00 pm by egzthunder1
Having a device like the ones we feature at xda and knowing about this site will give you a certain chance to do things to your device that may end up soft bricking it. The fear and sweaty palms that you get when you are witnessing your investment struggling to wake up is nothing short of a despairing moment. When this happens, you normally go running to your device forum and either ask for help or read up and look for a solution. If you have a Motorola Bionic and are currently in this position, we are happy to let you know that your search is over thanks to XDA member dhacker29. The dev has put together a Windows script which turns a multiple step solution for your soft brick into a speedy, couple of clicks solution. Simply d. . . READ ON »
Posted September 30, 2011 at 04:00 pm by egzthunder1
So, as you are probably aware, the Droid Bionic is rather locked down all the way to the things that we can or cannot do without certain accessories. In case you are wondering, it seems that without a little “official” HDMI dock for the phone, the webtop application cannot be used, not even if you attach a HDMI cable to the device. This is now a thing of the past thanks to XDA Recognized Developer Fenny who just put a very nice and simple tutorial on how to get rid of the hardware verification done by the device. In essence, you have two ways of applying this: via ADB for those who like to do things the old fashioned way, and by flashing a zip file on your device. The end result is your newly acquired ability to . . . READ ON »
Posted January 24, 2011 at 06:00 pm by egzthunder1
If you are itching to get your hands dirty with some of the best devices that were announced at CES this past month, then rest assured that we got you covered. We have added some playgrounds for beginning of discussions regarding cracking, hacking, or otherwise modding both Motorola devices and the latest LG. Simply put, these two seem to be among the top of the top of all the devices debuted at the expo. Much information about specs and such is currently available in blog sites throughout the web, so we will not bother you too much with technical details. What we will say though is the fact that at long last, we will be able to see good, powerful devices once again placing them on top of our dev charts, and this time, they a. . . READ ON »