Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

You don't need a custom ROM to get root on Android, you just have to unlock the bootloader and replace the "su" executable. Moto (aka Lenovo) devices can be unlocked without exploits using their online tool, for example.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact