Monday, August 29, 2011

The Power of Rooting on Android - CodeProject

Image representing Android as depicted in Crun...Image via CrunchBaseIntroduction to the Article

Android is one of the most popular mobile platforms for cell phones and tablets everywhere.
Since its release, Android handsets have constantly been "rooted", a process similar to the jailbreaking of iOS devices. The main idea behind rooting a device is to simply change how part of the device works to do more than one could before. Whether the reason to do this is to unlock a cell phone so that it can be used across various carriers, install a tethering application to act as a router, or load up a new ROM, rooting is a vital capability of the Android platform.

The Power of Rooting on Android - CodeProject
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