One of the coolest things of using an Android device / tablet is the opportunity for rooting and flashing custom kernels and overclocking the device to see what limit it can get pushed to. Thanks to XDA member coolbho3000, in this video tutorial below, you’ll see how you could give your brand new Motorola Xoom the 1.5GHz overclocking treatment you want.

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Got a spare netbook and some spare time? If you’ve been hooked up into the latest trend of downloading Windows 7 RC and testing it out, then it looks like here’s an opportunity to do the same, but on your netbook. John from Gizmodo has written a nice post on how you can install the recently released Windows 7 RC on just about any netbook.

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The main problem encountered so far has been the fact that netbooks don’t have a disc drive and their small capacity SSDs don’t offer much help neither. The solution you’ll see if you hit the link below is that you’ll need to boot from a USB drive of at least 4GB of free memory and do make sure that your netbook has at least 8GB free from its SSD!

[via Gizmodo]

By the way, you’ll need to have already downloaded a copy of Windows 7 RC before you can begin!

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Remember the really cool MacBook logo LCD mod done by Eddie (EdsJunk)? Eddie has now unveiled how he did it, in fact, he has now revealed a tutorial to doing it in the comfort of your own home, though you will need to have bought a small LCD monitor / screen and some solder to do this mod. This could be an excellent DIY project for this weekend for anyone who was interested in incising their MacBooks :)

Check out the tutorial at Eddie’s website here

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For those who are looking to get abit more out of your T-Mobile G1 Android phone, now there’s a how to tutorial which teaches you how to hack and get a full blown Linux X11 system running on your Android phone. It’s been quite cleverly done by ghostwalker over at Androidfanatic forums and seems to work pretty well, so check out the links below if you’re interested in doing this DIY mod over the weekend!

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From the coming month’s issue of Wired, check out this Millennium Falcon, origami style – oh yeah! Can’t get enough of origami? The creator, Philip Schulz, has a website full of Star Wars origami directions, from Star Destroyer to Destroyer Droid, TIE Fighter, almost every ship in the imperial and rebel fleet.

For now, here’s the Millennium Falcon, click on it to enlarge…

Geeky origami: How to paper fold a Millennium Falcon

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Want to give your photos this effect?

These are wonderful tutorials, love the fact that people have taken the effort to make a video of it for others, here it is:


How To Turn On Headlights Of Cars Realistically Click here for this week’s top video clips

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