XDA Developers Take Crack at Samsung Galaxy S4; Root Phone

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – The rooting of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is upon us – despite the device not even being out yet.

According to a report from the International Digital Times, XDA Developers recently provided files to perform the task for the Exynos 5 Octa version.

With rooting, device owners can customize system settings that may be relevant to apps and the device’s operation. The legality of rooting a device has proven controversial but is generally accepted as lawful.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is officially expected to be released on Friday.