In light of the release of the next generation of Xperia phones, an older member of the family has finally seen its bootloader cracked, opening up the ability to install custom kernels and tweak other options unavailable before now. Sure, it comes a lot later than most would have hoped and shortly after Sony Ericsson announced it would feature easily unlockable bootloaders in upcoming handsets, but for those still cherishing the oft-neglect X10, this should come as good news. More info can be found at the source links below.

[via XDA 1, 2]