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Motorola Droid X Rooted: Custom Android 2.2 Froyo ROM coming?

Now that the Motorola Droid X has been fully rooted, it now opens up the handset to many possibilities. The one thing that comes to mind now is a custom Android 2.2 Froyo build. Do you think it will happen or not?

For those of you are unaware, the entire system files of the Motorola Droid X are now completely accessible to the user, which means that apps and other commands can be executed on the device which was previously locked before.

The same thing happened to the HTC EVO and Droid Incredible after root, as custom ROMs allowed developers to add new features such as HD video recording or some applications that wouldn’t normally appear on the phone.

Since the Droid X has been rooted, I imagine that the first thing to release will be some sort of custom firmware for the phone. What would you like to enable on the Droid X? The 1GHz processor is crying out for some attention, so let’s hope developers get creative.

Let us know your ideas.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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Hey guys, I am not “new” persay to the whole idea of rooting; however can someone please explain to me what it would do to my droid x if I did root it? I went to “free” tether my Ipad the other day and encountered the dreaded Verizon you will have to pay $20 bucks a month if you want to “free” tether your device…seems like a bunch of B.S. to me…what do you guys think? Please don’t yell at me or call me stupid….my fragile state can’t handle that right now (my husband left after a 14 yr marriage… Read more »

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I am embarrassed for Alan Ng's parents. They've produced an ignorant blog clicktroll as offspring.

Rooted does not mean bootloader access. Your article was written fundamentally misunderstanding the difference. I bet you're the type to mix up "jailbroken" and "unlocked," too.

So… not only are you adding to confusion, but you're not adding ANY additional information or new ideas.

Speculate less, and leave the writing about technology to the big boys, OK? Thanks.


what a waste of google results. to root or not to root.


What a stupid article. I like how he made the title miss leading just to get clicks


Alan Ng, you are a failure. The bootloader hasn’t been cracked, you idiot.

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Then why even root the phone?


This still doesn't quite kill off all the FUD regarding the bootloader. We're talking root access, not custom ROMs just yet


No, because the bootloader is still locked.

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