Phone bricked after UPDATING to CM 10.1 RC2
A few days ago I did an automatic update from 10.1 to 10.1 RC2 through the built in option available on devices running cyanogen. Later I found out that the HTC one x+ can not update the kernel, thus giving me problems with the camera (It would freeze the phone etc). I knew I had to flash the kernel manually but I left it alone as the problem didn't seem like much at the time. Now I have installed many roms to this phone, from AOKP to android revolution HD. So I am fairly experienced with this sort of thing. I should say that I have no mods etc installed, Kernel I am using was the old one before updating because I thought it would also be automatically updated threw the update.
Since the update my phone has been recharging at an incredible speed when the internet is off. Now the problem happened this morning, after unplugging the phone from the charger (The original charger but with a different usb cable) the phone ran extremely hot. It was mostly underneath the camera but then the screen and then the entire phone. I mean I felt the heat when it was in my pocket! I checked the phone and to my surprise the battery hadn't gone down much (maybe like %2).
So I thought the best thing to do is re calibrate the battery and restart the phone. But doing that, when I turned it back on it had drained to about %20! And afterwards it was draining fast super quickly. something like %3 every minute. But I thought nothing of it and decided to bring along my charger to college, thinking I could just charge it up again when I get there. This has happened once before and when it wouldn't turn on, recharging it fixed it all.
So I got to college and now I cant turn the bloody thing on! Its been plugged in for 2+hours but there is no light or anything. It wont go to recovery mode either by pressing vol down + Power button.
I am thinking the only way I can fix this thing is to take the phone apart and car jump the battery using a cut up usb charging cable. Is there any other way? if not how would I go about doing this.
Any help would be much appreciated. I am a student and I don\t have much money, and I still have the phone for another 6-8 months on contract!