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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...

XDA Interviews Scotty Allen: The Guy Who Built his Own iPhone [Part 1]

A little over 2 weeks ago, a YouTube video of a man who traveled to China to build his own iPhone went viral. The aim of his project was to assemble a fully-functioning iPhone 6s from locally sourced parts purchased from the Chinese components market. Would it be possible to put together everything required to build...

Guide to Replace KingoRoot with SuperSU

If you're rooted your device using the one-click KingoRoot tool and are looking to replace it with SuperSU by XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire, then check out this guide by XDA Senior Member evildog1. The guide runs you through the process of manually replacing KingoRoot with SuperSU.

How to Clone any Application with EMUI’s App Twin Feature [No Root]

If you've recently purchased a Huawei Mate 9 or you're one of the lucky few to partake in the EMUI 5.0 beta for some Huawei/Honor devices, then you might have heard of the new "App Twin" feature. Evidently, Huawei must consider this feature one of EMUI's biggest selling points, since they stuck it in the top-most...

Ulefone Metal XDA Review: An Often-Hilarious Trainwreck of a Phone, But a Step Forward For Ulefone’s Developer Relations

The Ulefone Metal is an entry level smartphone with a premium finish, that just can't quite stick the landing. It comes incredibly close to being a phone with good price-performance (especially thanks to Ulefone releasing the kernel sources and trying to support developers), but some issues with polish and a couple “What were they thinking?”-style...

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...