I just uploaded tiny noot, a very minimal root tool for the NST glowworm. I think it would probably also work for the simple touch, but I've lent mine out and cannot test it to confirm.
I am basically a cobbler here; many thanks to GabrialD...
This is revision 1.5. It works on both currently available HP firmware releases,
1.00.05 and 1.00.08. If you upgrade from '05 to '08 you will need to re-root.
Both releases are Android 4.2 - if there's a 4.3, the method will change.
At a ...
The devs do love us.
- gotten Clockwork working
- gotten a bootable custom kernel off the ground
That's two major pieces of dev love for a device the fellow doesn't have yet.
In progress he has
- twrp recovery, which is very nice
Man, to have a kernel dev and a rom dev both, this fast into the device lifecycle?
Just took a run at emk02-5110 - still no wifi.
Bluetooth was fine, boot was speedy.
My tools for looking at CPU reported that the clock speeds available were 50 mhz-1600 mhz.
It seems possible that the high end was truncated at 1600 mhz ...