Among the first things hardcore Android enthusiasts do after unboxing their shiny new smartphone or tablet is to look for ways of gaining root access to it. “Rooting” is the Android equivalent of “jailbreaking” (an iOS term) which lets users run apps that can make changes to or access system level data and resources.
While some Android devices are rooted relatively quickly by those in the know within the modding and development community, some smartphones and tablets can take what seems like an age.
AT&T Galaxy S II Skyrocket users got a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich yesterday when an official beta version of it was leaked. Now, to take advantage of all that power that your Skyrocket possesses, the development community has found a way to gain root access. Check out our easy step-by-step guide on how to root the Skyrocket on ICS after the jump!
The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101 was (and arguably is) one of the most talked about Android tablets, and for good reason - it packed premium hardware, is developer-friendly and still receives support from its manufacturer. Yes, the Transformer TF101 received Ice Cream Sandwich just a few days ago and it has already been rooted on it. We’ve got an easy step-by-step guide ready after the jump for those of you who are on Windows. Check it out after the jump!