OG Droid to Thunderbolt learning curve

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by gatecitycanes, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. gatecitycanes

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    Even though I wasn't supposed to be able to upgrade until December, I got a text this week about being able to upgrade now. I went into the store to play with the Thunderbolt and the thing sure is pretty.

    I was wondering from others who went from the original Droid to this phone how steep the learning curve was? Anything you miss about the old phone (besides the keyboard, obviously).

    Also, I've done some poking around about rooting it (gotta have wifi tether). I was able to root the Droid but by the time I had done it the community had it so well fleshed out that a 2-year old could have done it. Is it easy to root the Thunderbolt or do you need a degree from MIT?

    Any thoughts are appreciated.
     
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    Maybe not a degree from MIT, but the Thunderbolt, like it's AT&T counterpart, the HTC Inspire, is considerably more difficult (tricky might be the better word) to root. If you find the right rooting program and follow the directions to the letter, you should be OK - but it's not a walk in the park by any means.

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  3. Droid DOES!!

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    Agreed! It's not really harder but is more involved to root. The community here and on the TB forums are awesome sources for help though...as well as xda and the irc.

    This thread has been Thunder struck!