While there are only two varieties of HTC phones getting official bootloader unlocks right now – including the HTC EVO 3D and the HTC Sensation – more regions have been added to the list of supported phones. Both European and Canadian HTC EVO 3Ds (the Rogers variant for Canada, specifically) have gotten official support. The process is as easy as pie and while HTC may have your device information on file in regards to your warranty being void, it’s a worry-free alternative if the community-developed method scares you. Head over to HTC’s site now to get started. [via]
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