Originally Posted by ggtthh
I have Unlimited Verizon data, and haven't bought a new phone yet, but I would like something faster than my Droid Razr M. The Droid Mini looks perfect, and is around $160 lightly used. My only reservation is that it might be on 4.4.4 so I would lose the ability to root or tether. Is there currently any way? Thanks.
Check the main ultra board, there is some info about obtaining root & wp off for 4.4.4.
I believe USB tethering still works on 4.4.4 w/o root
Droid Maxx XT1080 Developer Edition
Droid Maxx XT1080 Retail (Unlocked BL)
Razr Maxx XT912