I recently purchased an Android tablet from over seas and has China/Japan apps and its an imitation market place. I'm looking for this Root everyone talks about and also the core package of Android. From what I've read, it's now 2.3 (g) version. Where would I go to find this to download this version, core elements and the like, so I can see the difference between the version I have installed and what I could replace it with. I'm looking to see if it's just settings, I can change to make it look in America's market and give me access to the USA apps. I'm also curious to see if i might be able to update my android phone to 2.3 or the latest (2.5 I) and see what it would take to run it on my laptop. I'm sure someone probably has done this. I got this tablet from bestofferbuy for about 100, and it says on front as loading android2.2. whether or not it's really froyo, i have no real way of telling besides so basic info. It wont run apps for Froyo which makes me suspicious, thats it not the 2.2 it says. Or if it is, then a stripped down version to get it to load on this ... device. I'm hoping I can find a way to Root and then update, the core and have it USA compatible. Thanks for your time DarkRhino Is there alternate ways to boot into recovery mode. I tried all sorts of button combinations, and couldn't find a way in. I can use a 30 pin cord from an iPod, but only gains access to the local storage drive, that is unlocked. Any ideas?