Reasons for Root: Report

A couple of weeks ago, I requested input from people for business reasons why a device manufacturer would want to allow replacement firmware and/or root access on their devices. A report summarizing those ideas and others is now available -- learn more in today's very special episode of ...

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Reasons for Root

We often hear requests, demands, and the like from people, calling for root permissions on their Android device and/or the ability to install alternative firmware. AndroidGuys wants to know: what do you think is in it for the device manufacturers?

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G1, Tasty Treats, and Constraint-Based Engineering

Donut may not be available for the T-Mobile G1. Then again, it may.

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Call To Action: Distributed Build Gurus Wanted

The Android community is looking for a few good people with experience setting up or managing tools like tinderbox or BuildBot. Intrigued? Read more in today's Building 'Droids!

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Crowdfunding Android Firmware Development?

Android aficionados have a laundry list of things they would like to see added to Android proper. Some of these are being addressed in the so-called “cupcake” development path, but others are not. This begs the question: how are we going to get these things built? Some may say that ...

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