Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Dec 2009 22:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Verizon's Motorola Droid is a brand-new phone today. Like many smartphones before it, the Droid has been rooted so that owners of the Android 2.0-based smartphone can install multitouch support (including pinch-to-zoom gestures), enhanced themes and other previously forbidden goodies."
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by cerbie on Thu 10th Dec 2009 04:14 UTC
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Well, now people get to play. It's hardly surprising that Verizon would have features disabled. Given that the platform as a whole is so open, of course they can only keep it locked down to a small degree.

The question is, do you lose anything by making your phone hackable (the good kind of hackable)? If not, then let's just see what users do, and hope Verizon does not go shooting themselves in the foot.

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