From pattern locks to the controversial face unlock, there are a number of different ways you can secure your Android phone's lockscreen. Some methods are clearly more secure than others, but it comes down to user preference at the end of the day. So, which lockscreen security type do you prefer and why?
XPERIA X10 ROM Extracted & Rooted
For those users who have been eagerly waiting for the floodgates for custom ROMs to open on their XPERIA X10, xda-devs member jerpelea has good news for you- he has achieved root access on the X10, by patching the boot script and flashing it back to the phone.
He already has provided the files for flashing, but unfortunately at this moment the flash process requires the SETool USB dongle and the associated software. A flashing method that doesn’t require a dongle is currently being worked on.
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