Video: Sprint EVO 4G rooted nearly two weeks before it's released

Sure, the EVO 4G might not be seeing its official nationwide release until June 4th — but since when do silly matters like release dates bother the Android hacking community?

To make a short story shorter: one of the EVO 4Gs given away at Google I/O ended up in the mitts of a trio of hackers. Armed with nothing but a few hours to kill and a bit of elbow grease (and presumably, some beer), they managed to crack this thing wide open nearly two weeks before it’s even available to the general public.

The lads responsible aren’t release details of the hack just yet, presumably to prevent last minute patches (not that we really have to worry about quick patch work.. it is Sprint we’re talking about, after all)