Has My Droid Been Hacked

How To : Hack into the bootloader on the Motorola Droid X

With custom ROMs said to be impossible on Verizon's new Motorola Droid X, thanks to something called eFuse, many users will be deterred from trying to mod their Droid X mobile device. But it's only a matter of time before a hacker figures out a workaround for the Droid X, but ...more

How To : Hack your iPhone to display an Android lock screen

Are you getting little jealous of all those Droid users out there? If so, check out this clip. In it, you will learn how to hack your jailbroken iPhone and install an Android style startup screen to take the place of your normal iPhone display. This will give your iPhone an up ...more

How To : Root the Motorola Droid X smartphone without ADB

So, a lot of people seem to be having trouble rooting their Motorola Droid X smartphone from Verizon Wireless using ADB (Android Debug Bridge). Well, there is an alternative for those having problems with the ADB version. You will need to have a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth widget handy ...more

How To : Root the Motorola Droid X smartphone with ADB

Yes, the Droid X from Motorola can be rooted, and yes, you can do it at home. Just make sure you follow the directions precisely. If you succeed, you'll have a completely rooted smartphone. eFuse doesn't matter. If you want to expand your options on Verizon Wireless's Droid X, ...more

Friday Fresh : Hack Angry Birds & More

This week, we take a break from the holidays and focus on one of our favorite pastimes: video games. With new releases, hacks, and Easter eggs coming out every day, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the choices available. Never fear: we're here to help you sort out the wheat from ...more

How To : Tether your Motorola Droid 3G smartphone

In this clip, learn how to use PDA Net to tether your rooted Droid 3G smartphone to a WiFi network. By tethering your device, you will be able to use it as a portable, wireless modem for anything from other phones to computers to hand held gaming systems. Anything that is WiFi ...more

How To : Root Motorola's Droid X cell phone from Verizon

It seemed like an impossible task. No one could figure it out. Only God himself knew the answer. But the impossible has become possibly after only a week of trying. The Droid X has been rooted. Yes, it's true. Everybody who owns Verizon Wireless's Droid X from Motorola can no ...more

Social Engineering, Part 1 : Scoring a Free Cell Phone

This Null Byte is the first part in a mini-series on the art of Social Engineering. I will be teaching you how to effectively defend yourself against it. What is Social Engineering? Social Engineering is the art of hacking humans. It's when a person is manipulated into doing ...more

How To : Install an Android OS on your iPhone 2G

Not sure what to do with that old 2G iPhone now that there have been three newer versions since then? Don't toss it or let it collect dust! Jump on the Droid bandwagon and turn your old Apple device into an Android just like the EVO. This hack will require a little fancy compu ...more

News : Snapdragon 835 Will Power Three Pixel 2 Variants

Three variants of the Pixel 2 have appeared in Google's Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code, confirming various suspicions about which processor will power the Pixel 2. The AOSP code mentions that the devices will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, which makes sense, as Goo ...more

How To : Send Star Wars Emojis in Text Messages

Last year, in anticipation of the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney updated the official Star Wars app on iOS and Android which added Star Wars-themed emojis that you could use in text messages and on social media. Memorable characters such as Luke Sky ...more

How To : Use Android Without Any Google Apps or Services

There have been some concerns with Google when it comes to how much personal information they track and all the things know about us. Of course, that's what makes Google services so useful, though — they can use that information to cater to each of us individually based on our ...more

News : Galaxy S8 Oreo Update Rolling Out in the US

In a huge surprise, Verizon is the first US carrier to push out the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ Android Oreo update. The update has been available in international markets for some time now, but this is the first report of a rollout in the United States. We've already ran down all t ...more

News : 15 Great Reasons to Root Your Phone

Okay, so you finally got around to rooting your Android device—now what? Well, to get the most out of your Superuser status, you'll need to find some good root apps, which will allow you to easily add features, reduce battery drain, remove ads, and much more. Don't Miss: Andr ...more

How To : Cheat Android's Hidden Flappy Droid Game

With every version bump, Android gets a new Easter egg that can be accessed by tapping the "Android version" entry in Settings. For the most part, these have generally been little animations or live wallpapers that depict the Android code name, but starting with version 5.0 Lo ...more

How To : All the Reasons You Should Root Your Phone

Rooting. As an Android user, I'm sure you've heard the word once or twice. According to Kaspersky, 7.6% of all Android users root — but for the 92.4% who don't, we wanted to talk to you. Rooting allows you to remove barriers and open Android to a level of unprecedented contro ...more

How To : 5 Legitimately Hidden Features in Android Pie

With every new Android update, hidden features are lurking under the surface. Google hides these options to prevent unnecessary tinkering by average users, leaving them in place for power users to discover. These secrets range from silly to really useful, with the latter openi ...more

How To : Watch YouTube Red Content for Free

For a while, YouTube Red original content was a joke, lagging behind other services like Netflix and Hulu in terms of quality, so breaking down the paywall didn't seem necessary. However, with series like Cobra Kai turning heads, it's a good time to start using Red. Luckily, A ...more

TWRP 101 : How to Install a Custom ROM

Since Android is an open source operating system, that means anyone with a little know-how can download, view, and even alter its underlying code base. Manufacturers do it all the time, which is how we end up with skins like TouchWiz and Sense. But when Android's awesome third ...more

How To : The Definitive Guide to Ad Blocking on Android

The Play Store is loaded with just about any app you can imagine. While many are free or have a "lite" version of a paid app for download, often enough, these freebies have intrusive ads cluttering up your screen. The internet is already riddled with ads on every webpage, so ...more

News : Moto Z3 — the Good, the Bad & the Meh

In 2018, Motorola is no longer the same brand that introduced the world to the Motorola Droid. The once iconic company is now part of the "Others" group, scrambling for fifth place. The newly-announced Moto Z3 perfectly embodies their current state with competitive specs ... i ...more

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