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Google Glass gets unofficial ClockworkMod Recovery

Eventually Google hopes that its Google Glass wearable computer will be an affordable device consumers can use to get directions, snap photos, and run apps without pulling a phone from their pockets. For now, Glass is an expensive, hacker-friendly device with short battery life. But folks who spent $1500 to get their hands on a […]

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ClockworkMod, TWRP Recovery for the Google Nexus 10

Custom recovery tools like ClockworkMod and TWRP make it easy to make a complete backup of an Android device, restore from a backup, wipe data, or install custom firmware updates. While it can sometimes take a while to get a custom recovery tool up and running on a new Android device, Nexus hardware is usually […]

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CyanogenMod 9 coming soon to the Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Now that Asus has provided a way to unlock the bootloader on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, we’re starting to see people loading custom firmware on the tablet. Earlier we showed what Ubuntu Linux looks like on the Transformer Prime. Now the folks at Androidroot.mobi have posted a tool for installing ClockworkMod Recovery and […]

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ClockworkMod Recovery for the NOOK Tablet (backup, restore, install updates)

ClockworkMod Recovery is a utility that allows Android phone and tablet users to completely backup or restore their device, erase data, or install custom software. Up until recently there was no easy way to install ClockworkMod or any custom recovery on the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet, but hackers have made great progress working around […]

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CyanogenMod 7 available for the Amazon Kindle Fire

The Amazon Kindle Fire ships with a custom version of Google Android which is tied to Amazon’s digital book, music, movie and app stores. But shortly after the $199 tablet was released, early customers figured out how to root the tablet, install the Android Market, and make other changes. Now you can completely replace Amazon’s […]

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Kindle Fire gets ClockworkMod Recovery… doesn’t do much yet

It’s only been a few days since the Amazon Kindle Fire started shipping, but early users have already figured out how to sideload apps, root the tablet, and install the Android Market. Next up? Replacing Amazon’s software with custom ROMs. There’s no way to do that just yet, but xda-developers forum member JackpotClavin has taken […]