It was just yesterday that we were talking about sideloading apps on the newly released Amazon Kindle Fire that need not require any rooting process to be done, but in less than 24 hours, here we are with word that the Kindle Fire can be rooted, with the solution being as simple as a one button click, helping casual users gain privileges on their new tablet which were previously unheard of, not to mention opening up a whole new world of being able to install custom software and ROMs. While Amazon did release the source code for the Kindle Fire, giving developers the opportunity to muck around the code and building their own custom Android version, without root access, all that effort would amount to nothing since one cannot install such programs.

Now that the Kindle Fire can be rooted using a modified version of the SuperOneClick 2.2 tool, this barrier is no longer there – which means Android hackers will most probably be whopping around the campfire in joy, waiting to unleash their coded creations onto the hungry and curious public.

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