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By the power of root! File managers square off

We've said it before. For better or worse, one of the things that separates Android from iOS is the fact that we can browse our devices like we do our computers, at least to a certain extent. File managers give users power, but not all yield those powers equally, especially when it comes to superuser powers, otherwise known as "root". Let's take a peek at the current choices of file managers and see how they fare when pitted against one another.

ES File Explorer 3.0 arrives with a new UI and WiFi file sharing

For all those who haven't already settled on a File Explorer for their Android devices or are looking for a powerful and awesome option, today ES File Explorer just got a lot better. If you're not a Root Explorer fan, ES File Explorer has tons of features and options and today's update improved the UI and added tons of impressive features. It still doesn't quite have the Android Holo look, but it's getting closer.

CM File Manager comes to CyanogenMod 10 – Root access mode included

Those awesome developers from what is still one of, if not the best custom ROM in the world of Android have just released a brand new File Manager. Today CM10 nightlys will start enjoying a brand new CM File Manager full of features, function, and a beautiful user interface that streamlines it right into the elegance of CM10. More details below, including that "root access mode" feature too.

Root Explorer Only $0.99 cents on the Amazon App Store [Deal]

You have probably read those lists or seen users suggest the top 5 android apps for a rooted user and the top of the list always contains Root Explorer. This is one of the most valuable tools you can download and I've been using it for as long as I can remember. It is $3.99 in the Android market and always has been. Today the Amazon App Store has it for $0.99 cents and this is an amazing deal and worth noting for all of our readers.