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post #21 of 38
Awesome. This is just awesome awesome awesome news. Now, please, take the Nexus lineup back because Samsung's model sucks ass. Give us another Flagship like the Nexus One and I will be elated.
post #22 of 38
noob here, whats so good about unlocked bootloaders
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post #23 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by xBlitzerx View Post
I'll be the phone noob. What does this mean exactly?
locked boot loaders = no custom ROMs/rooting
unlocked boot loaders = win
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unlocked bootloaders means we can fully utilize the 'open source' side of Android, by loading modified versions of it onto our phones, overclocking them, etc etc.

Reminds me of this ad campaign.
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post #25 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by wierdo124 View Post
unlocked bootloaders means we can fully utilize the 'open source' side of Android, by loading modified versions of it onto our phones, overclocking them, etc etc.

Reminds me of this ad campaign.
-snip-
You mean a photoshopped picture?
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post #26 of 38
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you mean a photoshopped picture?
no way billboards totally have shadows in the sky!
     
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post #27 of 38
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by forcifer View Post
locked boot loaders = no custom ROMs/rooting
unlocked boot loaders = win
Not true, custom roms are possible. Though they are limited to their stock kernels. Most custom roms are stripped down OTA updates. Locked bootloaders really slow down the root process.


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Loved HTC since WinMo 6.1
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post #29 of 38
I'm really impressed with HTC for this move, it shows some real consumer awareness. Many companies could really learn from what happened here.
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post #30 of 38
Nice. This just made up my mind to get the Sensation instead of the Galaxy S II

It's about time my HD2 retire.
Edited by s0nniez - 5/27/11 at 1:23am
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