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People that call root jailbreak...

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Kinda annoying. Ya think? Must have had an iPhone for a bit and can't quit!

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18th February 2013, 12:15 AM |#2  
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Usually just people who don't know too much about rooting and such and think jailbreak and root are the same.
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Re: People that call root jailbreak...
On a side note we now do jailbreak Android.

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Also gotta consider that most people's only exposure to smart phone terminology is from Icrap

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Re: People that call root jailbreak...
Do we really need a thread on this in the Verizon Note 2 Section?

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Kinda annoying. Ya think? Must have had an iPhone for a bit and can't quit!

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I personally think that root being called root is annoying.

You don't add root to a phone, nor do you root a phone. You unlock access to the root user.
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Well, let's coin a new term. Any idea's?!
18th February 2013, 01:13 AM |#8  
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Kinda annoying. Ya think? Must have had an iPhone for a bit and can't quit!

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Since Adam is the name behind unlocking the bootloader, he started calling it jailbreak due to the fact that there are now legal issues with "unlocking." Yes we all know the legal issue with unlocking is about unlocking to use on a different carrier. To make it easier for people to understand that he is not involved in unlocking carriers, we now jailbreak.

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Since Adam is the name behind unlocking the bootloader, he started calling it jailbreak due to the fact that there are now legal issues with "unlocking." Yes we all know the legal issue with unlocking is about unlocking to use on a different carrier. To make it easier for people to understand that he is not involved in unlocking carriers, we now jailbreak.

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Adam was calling it that well before it became illegal to unlock to another carrier.
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Adam was calling it that well before it became illegal to unlock to another carrier.

Yes but its the jist of it and it provides a reason so people dont keep asking why

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