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Motorola Atrix, Bionic to have Locked Bootloaders?

January 21, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

“It’s the question many of us are asking — will Motorola’s upcoming phones have locked bootloaders?

Based on Motorola’s previous stance on the issue we all expected the answer to be yes, but there’s no harm in asking again, right?

New hardware (the Droid Bionic and Atrix 4G use a different CPU, that doesn’t carry the e-Fuse technology) could mean a new protection scheme, and people are curious.

Someone got a bit curious in the comments of Motorola’s YouTube video showcasing the Smart docks for the Atrix 4G and got hit with a stunner of a reply by a Motorola employee, and I quote:

@tdcrooks if you want to do custom roms, then buy elsewhere, we’ll continue with our strategy that is working thanks.

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Update: Motorola Apologizes

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