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Samsung Reveals List of Devices in Line for Android M

Even before Lollipop has had a chance to permeate the market completely, Google went on to announce Android M, the newest iteration of Android OS, at the Google I/O recently.  And Samsung seems to be gearing up to bring most of its top-end devices up to scratch with Android M. […]

How to Unlock the HTC One

It’s always a good deal in the long run if you buy an unlocked device, since you will be able to change carriers if you don’t like your current one with no hassle, but if you are already on a contract though, unlocking it will definitely go a long way

DU Speed Booster: An App Review [Sponsored]

For us here at TheUnlockr, speeding up a device could only mean one thing – overclocking it!  But, we know that cannot always be the answer and there might always be factors that stop someone from doing this (warranty issues, reluctance to root, etc.).  And so we turn to the

DU Battery Saver: An App Review [Sponsored]

Anyone owning an Android device, no matter how powerful it is or how middling its features might be, will always have one gripe – the battery just doesn’t last long!  With making/answering calls, playing games and chatting incessantly, there are some devices that barely make it through the day even

How to Run Whatsapp on your Windows PC

Whatsapp, that uberpopular app for messaging, has always been limited to mobile devices.  There’s no official version of it for the PC yet (and there might not be in the future, given the need of a unique mobile number for it work) but there are ways you can make it

How to Hide Media Files on your Android Smartphone

Compromising selfies popping up on Gallery when you hand your cell phone over to a friend to look at?  Don’t like people knowing you have porn on your device? Want to hide the videos and photos that you received on Whatsapp?  If you answered all these questions with a Yes,

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0

With no cellular support whatsoever, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 is a tablet for those who don’t need much from a device, even though it does offer plenty in the specs department for a mid-range tablet.  Rooting the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 may not give it the

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (XXUDNE6)

Although it’s been almost two years since the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was released, we think the device has the innards needed for it to run Android 4.4 (quad-core 1.4GHz CPU with 2GB RAM) and so thought Samsung too, which resulted in this huge device being updated to Android 4.4.2. 

How to Root the Moto G 4G/LTE

With the Moto G’s phenomenal success last year, Motorola seems keen on capitalizing on this and has released another iteration of the Moto G – the Moto G 4G or the Moto G LTE.  This device is similar to its predecessor in every respect other than its cellular connectivity prowess

How to Downgrade Your Samsung Galaxy Gear from Tizen to Android

Those who have recently updated their original Samsung Galaxy Gear (and rooted it) to Tizen, the new OS from Samsung, you might be feeling miffed by Sammy’s decision to switch from Android.  But we have a solution for you now so you can switch back to good old Android and

How to Root the Sony Xperia V

Released in December 2012, the Sony Xperia V with its dual-core 1.5GHz CPU must be starting to feel slightly old now.  If this is the case with your device and you need something new on it, rooting the Sony Xperia V is the way to go.  The guide below should

How to Root the Sony Xperia C

The Sony Xperia C, with its modest 1.2GHz processor and a gig of RAM, was released almost a year ago and those who have still held on to it, might have noticed it lagging a bit compared to your friends’ newer, more powerful devices.  If you are looking for ways

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2

Released in April, the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 has one major difference compared to its predecessor; the device is now running Samsung’s own Tizen instead Android.  But that’s not viewed as a deterrent by many as Samsung added in an infrared blaster (to control AV systems from the device), and

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 (Android 4.4 Kitkat)

With its 12.2 inch display, the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 from Samsung has got to be one of the biggest tablets available right now.  And the display isn’t the only department that this device is big on, as it boasts of other features such as a quad-core 1.9GHz CPU (coupled

How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Gear (Tizen)

If you are still a proud owner of the original Galaxy Gear, you would have noticed Samsung decided to go with Tizen instead of Android in its recent update.  This is not entirely a bad thing as Sammy wants to keep all its wearable OS in the same line, but