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Overclocking?

PreCentral.net is reporting that hardware hackers have sorted out how to overclock the Palm Pre:

The big day is here, Palm Pre Overclockers: new custom 720MHz and 800MHz  Linux kernels have  been released by unixpsycho and caj2008. As you can see from the  demo and installation instructions video above by SqyArc, the results  have been quite amazing for some users. This new version of overclocking  is purportedly faster and potentially safer than previous methods of  speeding up webOS - but as always with overclocking it's caveat emptor.

They've included a video - embedded here - showing how to overclock:

Read more at PreCentral:  http://www.precentral.net/720-800-mhz-custom-kernels-now-available

Be aware that Sprint does not support or endorse this - I'm just posting becuase I personally thought it was interesting.   Post your results if you care to try, but we take no responsibility for melted phones!

Product Ambassador, long time Sprint employee
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Re: Overclocking?

JayCanuck posts on Twitter:  "A reminder to 720/800MHz  overclockers, it needs to be uninstalled before OS updates and you need  to be careful your device doesn't overheat"

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Re: Overclocking?

JayCanuck posts on Twitter: New patch released: Device  Temperature Warnings  http://tinyurl.com/y8kz5lz It's particularly useful for 720/800MHz overclockers 

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