Motorola says buy a different phone

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by 713King, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. 713King

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    Of course they say that. They really don't want you to root any of their phones, or at least Verizon doesn't.

    Anyway someone will figure it out. They always do.
     
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    Has the milestone been fully rooted with custom roms?
     
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    I'm just an observer on this. I have no intentions of buying the X. I just want to see what happens with it.

    If indeed they can't root this puppy I'd be worried about what plans they have for the Droid 2, which I do believe will be my next Droid.
     
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    I suggest all of you take Motorola's advice and show them that even though we are the minority we have a voice.
     
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    Apparently so:

    Motorola MILESTONE Rooted

    I also have no doubt in my mind that within the first few months of its release, the Droid X will also be rooted

    I do intend on getting one of these for my wife & the Droid Pro(2ghz myth phone) for myself

    And i will wait just as patiently as i did for root to come to the Droid 1
     
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    I have to say Motorola is being a little like Apple in this situation. But that is their right. I don't HAVE to buy their phone(s).

    I guess I won't be buying phones when they first come out anymore until I find that there is a following for customizing the software. That
    , at least to me, is where the fun of having a smart phone is at. A big dissapointment for me from Motorola but there are plenty of other cell phone makers out there who will gladly take my money. But until I have to upgrade the Droid is great for now thanks to all the great devs here and elsewhere.

    Sent from your Droid
     
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    It has been rooted but the bootloader is encrypted meaning no custom ROMs.
     
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    Agreed and well said. I hope more people take this stance and show Motorola that their decision to lock their phones down was indeed a bad one.
     
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    I don't get it. If you can root it you can still overclock it. There's other things to do besides custom rom. I'm running straight Froyo 2.2 right now and I'm happy with that. Wouldn't you be able to get your hands on leaks of future OS and install them just like with Froyo?
     
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    Nope. Unless it comes over as an OTA with the digital signature intact the eFuse will brick the phone. Welcome to the new Motorola.
     
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    I got very much discredited because I said the same thing...