Shortly after Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop, folks started finding ways to gain root access on devices like the Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Yes, it’s generally pretty easy to unlock the bootloader on Nexus devices, but Google has stepped up security in Android 5.0 so rooting has been a bit tricky and up until now it’s required you patch the kernel.

Now the developer behind the SuperSU app for Android has a new beta that works without patching the kernel… although it’s pretty unstable at the moment.

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One reply on “Lilbits (11-20-2014): Encryption, Lollipop, and fart apps for TV”

  1. Well, if it wasn’t easy to root the nexus devices, I would never buy them. I see this and the fact that there is so much development for them as a major reason to own one.

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