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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?

HTC Evo 4G rooted over the weekend

05/24/2010, A handful of folks who got their hands on the HTC Evo 4G (look out for our review shortly!) at the recent Google I/O 2010 event have managed to root the device over the weekend, where at this point in time, we can enjoy the rather blurry video you see...

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...