Done! The Alex eReader was rooted on a sunny Sunday afternoon! How to: Download the update.zip and copy it to the root folder of your alex' SD card. click to download Update: direct download link 1.) Power down 2.) Press and hold simultaneously the "back" and "next page" button. Hint: the "back" button is the lower one on the left side, not the "page back"-button! 3.) While keeping pressed the 2 buttons, press and hold the power button. Keep pressing these 3 buttons until the alex logo appears on the screen. Release the power button. 4.) You will enter recovery mode. Release all buttons. 5.) press back + power button to apply the update.zip Hold on, until it's finished. You are done! Enjoy full root access!