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Rooting is essentially a process that allows users of smartphones, tablets or other devices running on Android to gain “superuser” access to the software. This will allow the user to perform administrative tasks such as writing to locations normally restricted by the system which in turn will allow for deeper customization. For iOS users, rooting on Android devices could be thought of as a close equivalent to jailbreaking your device. More info in Rooting for Android: What, why and how?

Motorola Backflip Rooted

03/29/2010, AT&T released its Motorola Backflip Android phone a few weeks back, and some folks probably aren’t too happy that the carrier stripped all Google content from the phone and replaced it with Yahoo and AT&T software. After the carrier released...