Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday December 06, 2014

Amazon Fire TV Firmware Update Bricks Rooted Devices

A built-in non-reversible addition to the Amazon Fire TV firmware update has been discovered by a group of Fire TV enthusiast that once the update is installed, cannot be removed once tweaked. This discovery probably won’t affect the masses who utilize automatic updates, but mostly the techies who live to get the most out of a product.

The message is clear: play within the walls of our garden or GTFO. With most users opting for automatic updates, the firmware has made the final decision for them.

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