Yes, you'll notice a faster phone. Get KingxKlick kernel which is undervolted, so you'll see improved battery life on top of some extra speed.
10 minutes to do the root process.
Maybe an hour to get a custom ROM WITH everything setup (apps, contacts etc).
It's all very simple if you...
Yes you can disable perflock, it's built into SetCPU
Also, install System Panel if you need to check what your CPU is running at. I'm pretty sure...
Here are my thoughts so far
1.xx (Stock with the phone): Garbled phone quality on both 2.1, 2.2
2.05 (Leaked update that never actually came...
Not true. Don't use the "ChompSMS Credits" and just use your normal network, no extra charges.
Yeah, now there is a way to roll back unrevoked forever as well, so there isn't any reason not to root.
Plug your phone into your computer and drag it onto your SD card. Boot into Clockworkmod Recovery and install from zip.
Couldn't have said any better myself.
Why can't you put S-On? It got released last night. public:forever [RootWiki]
Full-time student. I work part time at an Ice Rink over the summers.
If you're just rooted, then yes you will receive the official OTA. Just put unrevoked forever on, because it's reversible now too.
Yes, if you're not a real user of XDA, you should buy it from the market. If their app is helpful, then please buy it.
To use S-On? Return for warranty, and if they want to lose root when updating to an official OTA I guess :D
Yeah, I'm perfectly happy with SkyRaider. I don't deal with bloatware at all. The only ROM I'm waiting for is CM6 that is actually stable. Other...
Two separate files to flash.