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Top 10 Reasons to Root Your Android Phone

Rooting your Android phone can be a very good idea if you think Android, as its manufacturer has installed it, isn’t open enough for you. Rooting does open a lot of possibilities; here are some of them. Top 10 Rooting Reasons 1. Root-only apps Rooting your Android phone will allow you to install apps which…

Why Root? Is Rooting Your Android Smartphone Safe?

Android devices have always been know for their association with taking control of their phones and customizing the OS as they see fit. Even from the very first Android devices, the Android community was always focused on seeing what their devices could do next, and on making Android into something that they wanted. One of…

Top 5 Reasons to Root Your Android Device

“Rooting” is a term you may hear or see if you spend time listening to or reading the words of Android enthusiasts on blogs or forums, often tossed around casually as if every Android device owner should know what it is, how to do it, and its potential effects. Funnily enough, asking others the definition…

How to Root and Install a Custom ROM on Android

You may have seen my previous post explaining what rooting and custom ROMs are, and wondered how to actually do it in your device. I don’t blame you, since doing it unlocks your device to it’s full potential and is one of the main advantages of Android to begin with. It allows you to have a open,…

Rooting and Custom ROMs on Android

If you’ve been in the Android community for any length of time, or have searched about Android in your free time, chances are you have seen these terms mentioned before. That’s because these two terms are essential to unlocking a full Android experience and taking control of your device. If you’d like to do that,…

How to root the DROID RAZR

 So you want to root your new DROID RAZR?! Well, I can’t say that I blame you. It’s a great phone and by rooting it you will be unlocking the devices full potential. The ability to fully customize it and access lots of great Android features that the manufacturers lock out.    

What are ROMs for Android?

You may have heard of people loading custom “ROMs” on their Android devices. A “ROM” is the operating system software that runs your Droid. It is stored in the “Read Only Memory” portion of the hardware on the Android smartphone and/or tablet. All Android devices come with a stock ROM installed by the manufacturer. But,…