Rooting??

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    Hey everyone!!!

    Droid X noob, having just jumped from the BB Storm. I keep seeing/reading about Rooting the phone, but can't seem to find anything as simple as:

    1. What EXACTLY is rooting?

    2. Why/what benefits are there to doing so?

    While I consider myself middle of the road techie/geek, I like to understand something before undertaking it.

    I'm completely familiar with and performed numerous times the process of updating/changing OS on the Storm, including beta OS, multiple apps that weren't necesarily 'approved' by Verizon.

    Thanks in advance for any & all info
     
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    Thanks for the info! Think I'll wait and see what VZW has in store b4 I get to crazy with this thing...