The first wave of unlocked bootloaders are already live despite no official word from Sony, with owners of the Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia T3, Xperia M2 and Xperia E3 Android models able to install the revised bootloaders.
Android favourite CyanogenMod, which brings exciting new versions of Android to phones either abandoned or not yet updated by their makers while also throwing more features into the mix, has acquired two new "Xeon-class boxes with lots of RAM" thanks to a public fundraising appeal.
If you spend your spare time huddled over mobile phone boot screens fiddling with things THEY don't want you really fiddling with, one step in the process has just got a little easier thanks to new touchscreen controls in recovery tool ClockworkMod.
Here's something unusual and of interest to any custom OS users out there -- Google has made available a full, clean, original factory image for the Galaxy Nexus. It's a total reset and reinstall for the convenience of modding fans.