Sony Google TV Finally Rooted

It’s been a long time coming but the Sony Google TV has finally been rooted. Thanks to the guys over at GTV Hacker and a not so easy root method, you can be on your way to enjoying custom kernels full of features such as:

  • Modified flash plugin with random per box flash string for Content Provider Bypass.
  • Crippled update feature to prevent box from receiving automatic updates.
  • Completely RW system, cache, and rootfs partitions
  • Full ADB Root
  • Removed signature checks on kernel / init scripts / init binary
  • A few other surprises.
  • BETA: Enable NTFS Support for Sony Google TV devices

If you’re a brave soul with a few thumb drives, follow the source link below for detailed instructions on how to root your Sony Google TV. Good luck!