Shortly after its release, Kindle Fire HD 7 has been rooted. Despite all the buzz regarding the “uncrackable” and “invulnerable” HD version of Kindle Fire, it has been rooted. The credit for this feat goes to XDA member “sparkym3”. If you are looking to root your Kindle Fire tablet to make your tablet more fun to use, then follow the instructions given below.
Amazon Kindle Fire users are in for a treat as an AOSP ROM with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has been released, which has enabled users to install Android Jelly Bean on their Kindle Fire devices. This port of the latest Android OS has been made available on the XDA Developer’s Forum. Read more details, including installation instructions from the guide given below
Guess it’s no surprise that Android phones are getting rooted even before their launch. We previously saw this happen with the HTC One X and this time we have another quad-core beast that has been rooted before its launch. The Samsung Galaxy S III that defied all suits by Apple has been rooted by XDA Developer “Chainfire”. If you are among the lucky few who are able to garb a Continue Reading →
We have seen a number of software updates by Amazon for its Kindle Fire tablets. These updates always bring some new features, which are meant to improve Kindle Fire functionality and provide a better user experience. However, as is the case with every update, the users who have rooted their Kindle Fire devices end up loosing root access. In a previous post I showed you How to Regain Root Access Continue Reading →
I have previously provided you with a number of Kindle Fire guides, including a guide on rooting Kindle Fire, installing CyanogenMod 7 On Kindle Fire, installation of Ice Cream Sandwich ROM On Kindle Fire and more. While tweaking around with Kindle Fire can be a lot of fun, sometimes one may simply wish to restore the stock Kindle interface. The below guide will walk you through he process of restoring Continue Reading →
A while back XDA-Developers “g1011999” started efforts for porting Android 4.0 ICS to the Kindle Fire. While his work is still under development, another XDA-Developers forum member “JackpotClavin” has just released a very experimental build of ICS. This is primarily a pre-release ROM, and therfore it must be used with caution. In case you have no experience in flashing custom ROMs on a Kindle Fire device, then it is suggested Continue Reading →
Kindle Fire now has automated root, recovery and market installation. In an earlier post I covered the process of rooting the Kindle Fire, followed by another guide, which explained the procedure for installing Android Market. After a single click method becoming available, there is no longer the need of using these tedious methods. Any user willing to root their Kindle Fire device can now use a simple tool called Kindle Continue Reading →
ClockworkMod recovery has finally found arrived for Galaxy Nexus (Maguro), running Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0. Earlier I showed you how to root Galaxy Nexus, this time I will show you how to install ClockworkMod recovery on it.
Nexus phones are no doubt premium Android devices and rooting these devices is only fair. Galaxy Nexus is Google’s latest flagship smartphone running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has been rooted. The credit for this feat goes to “Paul” over at the MoDaCo forums, for providing us with a method that doesn’t require ADB. Paul gives us Superboot, which is “boot.img, which when booted, will root your device the Continue Reading →
I previously brought you the guide which showed the procedure involved in rooting Kindle Fire. But if you want to unroot Kindle Fire, then here is a guide which will help you do just that. This procedure is brought to you courtesy of XDA-Developers forum member “Zedomax”. This process requires the user to manually enter commands via ADB, but that isn’t as hard as it sounds. This unroot procedure will Continue Reading →