Since there seems to be a lot of confusion about what rooting Android takes, I thought I'd answer a few FAQs.
Rooting is all about breaking a chain of trust. The tablet is designed to never run any code as root that does not have a digital sign...
I pledge $25 (Verizon).
(To minimize the natter here, I'll post some more info about rooting in the "Ideas for rooting thread").
Verizon S5 rooted; bounty sent. I actually upped it to $50. Thanks so much!
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Samsung is required to publish the open source they use, but they aren't obligated to publish the private key that allows it to run on their hardware. This is, understandably, controversial: see Tivoization, named after Tivo which did the same thi...
There are quite a few on eBay -- search for "P600 digitizer".
Unfortunately, labor for a non-glued tablet glass replacement runs around $100. Given that this is going to be more involved, you're probably looking at around $200, which is what Sa...