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Android ROM and rooting dictionary for beginners

by Alex Enfiedjian on tagged dictionary, hacking, modding, roms, tutorial Diving into the world of rooting and modding your Android phone or tablet can feel like an overwhelming endeavor. Open a forum thread with some instructions and you’ll find yourself staring at all sorts of strange words and confusing combinations of letters. ROMs, Kernels, Nandroids, TAR images…what does it all mean?! We’re here to help! Below you’ll find the newb’s dictionary to the strange language of modding/hacking. This is not intended to be a technical definition of each concept, but an easy to understand explanation for the average Joe. Get reading after the break: Disclaimer: We chose NOT to put this “dictionary” in alphabetical …

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