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Old March 25th, 2011, 04:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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HTC Locking Down Androids, 2 Flagship Models Fall Victim

anybody got any more info on this?

they also claim the thunderbolt as has a locked bootloader but hasn't it already been rooted?

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Old March 25th, 2011, 09:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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HTC Locking Down Androids, 2 Flagship Models Fall Victim

anybody got any more info on this?

they also claim the thunderbolt as has a locked bootloader but hasn't it already been rooted?
I thought it was signed bootloader but I guess its the same thing
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Old March 25th, 2011, 10:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, read the same thing. I'm not happy with HTC about this since they have helped XDA developers with it's easy access to their phones in the past. I bet Verizon is making them do it...
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Yeah, read the same thing. I'm not happy with HTC about this since they have helped XDA developers with it's easy access to their phones in the past. I bet Verizon is making them do it...

Idk. The Incredible s was for the Europe but that was signed to so it can't be all verizon it could be HTC going bad
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Old March 29th, 2011, 07:43 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Not a good thing. The openness of HTC phones was a major differentiation between them and MOT (for example).
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I'm devastated! I was really considering this phone but not so sure now.

First Motorola, now HTC. Not a good sign for the future.
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It's already been rooted on the INCS' released in asia that were shipped with s-off, it's predicted root will be achieved on all others with s-on within the next two weeks, and yes, its a signed bootloader.
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