Just wanted to say that I was successful in rooting my htc one for tmobile and installing a custom recovery. I used the tool found here http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2183942
Just wanted to spread the news in case...
I was able to get my phone mounted as mtp in windows. If you go to device manager it shows lg-e970 with a yellow exclamation.
Right click and tell it to update driver
choose browse my computer
choose let me pick from a list
choose portable devices...
Yeah some of the instructions didn't work. Once you get recovery installed, when the phone is powered off, hold volume up + power until bootloader menu comes up. Then use the volume keys to get to the recovery mode option and power key to select i...