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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by m0skit0 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:41 am

Coldbird wrote:Android, no doubt about it.
I can tell you stories bout IMEI corruption and Simlock / Provider **** you wouldn't believe...
Hm... Android fault? Does not happen on iPhones or other phones with no Android?
Wololo wrote:If the phone is not rooted, it will not accept a sim card from another carrier.
I guess you mean SIM unlocked (which is not the same as rooted, although rooted includes SIM unlock).
Wololo wrote:Even if you root it, whatever carrier you buy the sim card from will charge you at least twice the regular price if you use the sim in a different phone than the one they sold you (because you run in the problem I mentioned above, which is that the phone is recognized as "not an authorized phone for the data plan").
Wow, this is definitely abusive.
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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by wololo » Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:29 am

m0skit0 wrote:
Coldbird wrote:Android, no doubt about it.
I can tell you stories bout IMEI corruption and Simlock / Provider **** you wouldn't believe...
Hm... Android fault? Does not happen on iPhones or other phones with no Android?
I think Coldbird is just answering the OP question, comparing the risk between Android and the PSP
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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by crazypsp » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:05 pm

mr. Coldbird is right. 8-)

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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by m0skit0 » Fri Oct 21, 2011 5:53 pm

Thanks for your extremely constructive comments!
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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by garrei » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:43 am

i think it depends.... how much more does the phone cost in relation to the PSP ;) haha, well you cant root ICS yet (i dont think) i have a galaxy nexus and z4root wont work. but with any other phone with firmware 1.X or 2.XX, z4root is the simplest and safest way to root. plus you have the option to do a temporary root which gets stored in RAM so if it screws up, just remove the battery, turn it back on, and your back to normal :D so to answer original question, PSP is more risky to me :)
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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by frank » Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:25 pm

m0skit0 wrote:CFW on PSP. No possible recovery if brick on unhackables. A smartphone can always be recovered using a GoldCard.
Erm...no...
That is only /some/ HTC phones. And goldcard isn't necassarily for recovering.
It's for flashing firmware files from other regions. That /could/ be useful in recovering.

It really depends on the Android device.
Most Android phones have a bootloader that let's you flash firmware images back to stock if anything goes wrong.
And it depends on if you are planning to use custom ROMs, custom radios, etc.
On my G1 I've even flashed a bootloader that was hex edited + a little reverse engineered by some guy on IRC to try something once xD It's fine. I did brick my old G1 by flashing a incompatible bootloader + radio combo. I can still fix it with JTAG, but i'm not paying $90 for a kit to fix a $15 phone xD
But really, plain root is nothing. I say the PSP is more risky.
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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by m0skit0 » Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:49 pm

m0skit0 wrote:CFW on PSP
frank wrote:Erm...no...
frank wrote:I say the PSP is more risky.
Yeah, that's logic! :mrgreen:
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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by Acid_Snake » Sat Sep 22, 2012 6:48 am

apple is more risky, you have the risk of ending up brainless.

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Re: which is more risky ?

Post by frank » Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:52 pm

m0skit0 wrote:
m0skit0 wrote:CFW on PSP
frank wrote:Erm...no...
frank wrote:I say the PSP is more risky.
Yeah, that's logic! :mrgreen:
The "Erm...no..." was about the goldcards :lol:
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