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Overclock an HP TouchPad to 1.7 GHz with UberKernel for webOS 3.0.4

When HP pushed the webOS 3.0.4 software update for the HP TouchPad last week, it added support for OGG Vorbis audio files as well as a new camera app and performance improvements. Unfortunately the update also broke any custom kernels users may have installed. But just a few days later the developers behind UberKernel produced […]

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You may soon be able to buy an overclocked Android tablet… or just overclock your own

The NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor which powers most tablets running Google Android 3.x Honeycomb normally runs at 1 GHz. But hackers have been overclocking the dual core chip to run at 1.5 GHz or even higher speeds. You sacrifice a little battery life when you run the chip at speeds exceeding 1 GHz, but you […]

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Overclocking the Asus Eee Pad Transformer with a custom kernel

We’ve already seen a number of Android tablets with NVIDIA Tegra 2 chips hacked with custom software kernels which support overclocking. So it’s no surprise that the Asus Eee Pad Transformer can be overclocked. But it’s still nice to see it happen. Xda-developers forum member netarchy has posted a custom kernel for the Transformer which […]

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Hacked HP Mini 311 BIOS gives overclockers, tweakers more to play with

The HP Mini 311 comes with NVIDIA ION graphics and either an Atom N270 or N280 processor. That gives it more oomph in the graphics department than the vast majority of Atom-based netbooks and notebooks on the market. But as I pointed out in my review of the laptop, it generally feels a little sluggish […]