Daily Archives: August 3, 2011

Video: HP TouchPad Overclocked

Overclocking the HP TouchPad cranks up the speed

Last night I decided to take it a step further with the homebrew stuff, and applied a test kernel that overclocks my TouchPad to 1.7 GHz. This has been a very stable upgrade that doesn’t impact battery life much, yet has made my TouchPad as fast as any tablet I have used. Opening apps is almost instantaneous, and the entire system operation is as smooth and fast as can be.

I was, of course, skeptical.

So Kendrick, being the unrelenting Tech Fiend he is, made a video too.

See it after the break.

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Twitter’s Self-Serving Censor Intervention

Twitter admits editing offensive Trending Topics, plans more

But now, with Twitter’s CEO admitting they have an unpublished policy to censor trending topics, and that they may do more, raises the question of what other unpublished policies they may have.

And yet spammers deface all of Twitter. They even insinuated themselves into today’s breaking news #mosman tweets about the girl strapped to a bomb in Australia.

Go on, use the words “iPhone” or “iPad” in a tweet and see how fast you’re spammed.

I think it would be useful to remind Twitter of the kind of free speech it used to permit.

After the break, its front page from June 6, 2010 (yes, 2010).

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Who Has The Lowest IQ Now?


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Internet Explorer story was bogus

Whoever did this, I salute you!

You did the real IQ test.

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Why I Hate Your Cheery-Assed “Good Morning”

https://twitter.com/#!/mikecane/status/98699041734533120

https://twitter.com/#!/mikecane/status/98699994609098752

Previously here:

Welcome To My World

Update: Photo proof after the break.

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