If you’re on macOS High Sierra, you need to set a root password ASAP to dodge security flaw

If you don’t set a root password for your computer running macOS High Sierra right now, you risk someone else breaking in without one.

OnePlus left EngineerMode APK in end user OxygenOS builds, easily rootable

It’s a Qualcomm app and it’s not really supposed to be on user-side software. Well, it is on user-side software with OxygenOS.

OnePlus 3 Open Beta has vestigial support for DCI-P3

It’s a festive looking view if your display can support it, but unfortunately, it’ll be with most OnePlus 3T units, but not with some and the OnePlus 3.

US Galaxy S8+ root process doesn’t trigger Knox

And yes, it does apply to the Galaxy S8 as well. And it took a team of six members several months to get this exploit together.

Rooted? You won’t be able to install or update the Netflix Android app

The company is upping its DRM game through a Google solution, but some users can still get around this detection. Will it change over time?

Google Pixel root achieved, Bluetooth pairing issues widely reported

It took a little longer than expected, but Google Pixel root has been achieved. On an unrelated note, some people are experiencing Bluetooth bugs.

Pixel rooting possible as Google Store units have unlocked bootloaders

If you bought your Google Pixel from the Google Store, you can unlock the bootloader and attempt to root it. Of course, it comes at a price.

Now that Android has matured, do you still feel the need to root?

Android has matured a lot. So much so that it’s hard to justify the risks of rooting your phone since you can already customize the heck out of it.

Scary Linux root exploit found, but Google’s not even sweating any major Android impact

Google’s got a patch coming for a new Android Linux root exploit, while advising users that the attack doesn’t post a major risk to begin with.
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Malware on Android isn’t a problem, and it never was

According to the latest report, Android malware isn’t a problem – and it never has been either.
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How to root the Nexus 6

We recently talked about why to root your phone, but that left many asking the question: How do I root the Nexus 6? Luckily, it’s not all that difficult!
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Here’s why I rooted my Nexus 6

For an increasing number of us Power Users, “stock plus root” is the way to go. Here’s why I went with a Nexus 6 root, but kept the stock ROM.
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Seven things you still need root to do, and two things that don’t

Some things that used to require you to root your Android are built-in features now. Here are a few that still need root access, that probably shouldn’t.
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How (and why) to root the LG G Watch

There are many reasons why you’d want to root your phone, but an LG G Watch root via a custom ROM? Yup. And it’s awesome!
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How to root Android L (Video)

Though it’s still very much a developer preview there’s one thing power users have been missing more than anything else: Root. Here’s how to root Android L.

Geohot’s Towelroot will root Galaxy S5 on AT&T and Verizon, almost every other Android

Geohot’s new Towelroot root method can be used to root AT&T and Verizon-branded Galaxy S5 phones, along with almost every other Android device available.
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The next versions of Android will have even more Root headaches

Root lets us do some great things, it also allows malicious code to run unchecked. To counter, the next versions of Android will have more Root headaches.

Android devs brace for more root changes

Find out what’s going on with Android root changes and what devs are doing to make sure that root apps still function.
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Turn your Nokia X into a real Android (video)

The Nokia X is an Android that doesn’t look like it is. Here’s how to Root the Nokia X and make it look like a real Android.
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Android is changing the way root works

When Chainfire checked a recent commit to the AOSP master tree, he found a significant amount of Android root changes — which will break most root apps.
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A new BusyBox is on the horizon, here’s why you should be excited

What is BusyBox, and what do we know about a new BusyBox that may be replacing the old one? I’m glad you asked! Read on to find out.
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7 + 1 root apps that I can’t live without (video)

Rooting your device comes with certain risks, but the rewards are high, too. Here are my top root apps that I can’t live without.

Superuser app vulnerabilities detailed as devs race to deliver fixes

Read what you can do to avoid getting attacked on account of the just-revealed Android root vulnerabilities for superuser apps.
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Here’s why you don’t want to root your Android 4.3, not yet anyway

Android 4.3 includes a lot of security enhancements, some of which make root a bit tricky. Here is why you don’t want to root your Android 4.3 — yet.
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How to make your Verizon Galaxy S 4 a Google Edition (Video)

Upset that your Verizon SGS4 isn’t running stock Android? Watch this video to learn how to make your own Galaxy S 4 Google edition in a matter of minutes!