Samsung Locks-Down Galaxy S 4 Bootloaders

Remember when the Galaxy S III launched last year? When the Samsung flagship finally came to the US, most carriers got the handset with an unlocked bootloader; only Verizon’s was locked-down. That was upsetting, sure, but knowing Verizon, not exactly uncharacteristic, either. Since then, the playing field hasn’t exactly been trending towards more open hardware, so perhaps we should be just as unsurprised to get word that the Galaxy S 4 as it’s coming to all the US carriers is ...

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