Similar problem, I write Slashdot comments and this results in many searches to sound like I know what I am talking about.
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isn't jailbreaking an iPhone easier than rooting Android?
No. I used an autorooter on my G1. Jacked the phone in to the USB, ran the program
Yes, it CAN get easier:
Not on an Android, but on my Nokia N900 it's like this:
Install rootsh app via app manager, then open terminal and type:
~ $ sudo gainroot [enter]
Gotta love an open linux-based cell phone/mobile computer/internet tablet - or whatever they are calling these things these days. )
Will it be able to make phone calls?
Lo! Men have become the tool of their tools. -- Henry David Thoreau