I'm not skilled enough to be considered a hacker, but I fully support the efforts of those that are. I believe in freedom to do whatever you want with the device you purchased. In support of that, here's a video that shows how to access the bootloader. It wasn't figured out by me, but I thought it may help other's in their efforts for root and custom roms on this device.
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