Why mobile phone unlocking is a big deal

The US House of Representatives recently passed a bill that allows unlocking of mobile devices, which means consumers will be able to remove the network-lock on their devices without fear of legal repercussions. H.R. 1123 is now on its way to the Senate for possible signing off or revisions. Once finalized as a law, this

US House Passes Bill That Allows Phone Unlocking, But There’s A Catch

One of the most controversial topics last year is the 2012 Library of Congress decision that made cellphone unlocking a violation of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act. A new bill that has been passed by the US House of Representatives called the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act” makes it legal for consumers

Are there still consequences to rooting your phone?

One of the biggest part of the Android experience is the conversation that surronds Root. Root Access to your phone can grant you some flexibility with your device, and while I will not get into it here, I will say that it’s popularity grows daily. One of the biggest booms to that sub-community was the

"root" questions left unanswered

By Russell H. Sr. Editor TDG Online The celebration has finally died down a bit. The DMCA was updated to include the protection of Cell Phones, specifically Rooting devices and adding legally obtained software. It was a huge step in the right direction for freedom of mobile devices. The biggest question I have had since