guy wrote:Thanks all. Pay-for apps, pay-for cable, still no guarantee of success.
guy wrote:Dropbox is awesome.
guy wrote:Well, yeah, I could do that but do I really want arbitrary apps to run as root?
guy wrote:Why back up device-specific stuff when a dead device means buying a new device? I mean, it's not as if I am going to take risks with the config settings by rooting it or something. This is a consumer device and I am a dumb consumer not a Linux geek (ducks for cover). I don't backup my TV or my car or my washing machine settings, why my tablet?
guy wrote:"Nothng runs as root unless you say it can". Like, I am going to read all the "this app will pwn your soul" permissions before I decide whether to download it. At least it won't pwn my OS quite so easily if I have no root access to grant it.
nelz wrote:That leaves you with no more choices
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