Just to document here if anyone else is coming to this thread as lost as I was:
1. go to the URL above and download sunshine.apk (made by jcase)
2. run the apk and it does EVERYTHING (you don't need to unlock, root, etc) There is a catch though, this costs $25 one time fee through paypal in app and the license is locked to your individual phone.
3. If you reverse the process (which can be done easily according to jcase) you can redo it later, but only on the same phone.
4. The APK leaves you with S-Off on most every HTC device it seems (good news is, it won't let you pay unless it knows that it can help you)
5. The whole things takes less than 10 minutes from what I've seen and then you need to flash a custom recovery, kernel, rom, etc.
I'm not involved with the thing, but it seems to be an awesome solution.
Going to give it a shot now.
Upgraded to an HTC One Max from a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and all the fun stopped
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