A handful of folks who got their hands on the HTC Evo 4G (look out for our review shortly!) at the recent Google I/O 2010 event have managed to root the device over the weekend, where at this point in time, we can enjoy the rather blurry video you see here could very well be a foretelling of things to come. Do you think the iPhone 4G will be easier to jailbreak? It does seem as though that HTC phones are easily rooted for some reason – whether on purpose or by design, we don’t know. Still, having a rooted Evo 4G will probably translate to custom ROMs and updates arriving a whole lot faster. The boffins behind this rooting did mention that they believe the specific exploit route they took cannot be applied to the HTC Incredible.

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