Originally Posted by aggie99
my biggest reason which probably doesn't matter to alot of people. Screenshots. Unfortunately it's not near as easy to do as on most other platforms and you have to root and then install a screenshot program such as "shoot me" or any of the other available root apps.
I also use wireless tether which makes the phone a wireless hotspot for free.
That's pretty much the extent of my root use on my Droid X
Another main reason to root is to enable sideloading without having to use the sideload wonder machine.