A Wired Family App Update: Jailbreaking & Rooting

Jailbreaking PhotoHave you heard of the terms jailbreaking or rooting?  For many of us, those might seem somewhat foreign. Chance are however that your teenage son or daughter knows someone that is jailbreaking and rooting their devices. For many technically astute adults, jailbreaking or rooting might expand the true power of their mobile devices. Then again, if you don’t know what you’re doing, that $600 device can easily become a beautiful, sleek and useless brick.

This video provides a two minute overview of the good, the bad and the ugly concerning these practices.

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