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I know many of us placed orders for the Touchpad and I just came across this link on ZDNET for how to improve its performance. Apparently WebOS does a supreme amount of background logging that can really slow down the system. Follow the link for how to correct it. I don't have my Touchpad yet so I can't confirm if the steps work, but the author raves about it.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/mobile-new...-touchpad/3866
 
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Will check it out when mine come in next week
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There are several patches in preware that can help speed up the touchpad, minimizing logging functions actually helps a lot
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i cant get that fix to work, when i go to that screen i have no dialpad
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post #5 of 12
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i cant get that fix to work, when i go to that screen i have no dialpad
Reading comments in the OP, it looks like you must sign up for a free Skype account...then you should have a dial pad.
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install preware, install uberkernal, then install govnah. Overclocked to 1.512 GHZ. Huge performance increase.
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Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
install preware, install uberkernal, then install govnah. Overclocked to 1.512 GHZ. Huge performance increase.
How much battery time do you lose?
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Reading comments in the OP, it looks like you must sign up for a free Skype account...then you should have a dial pad.
cool thanks for the reply

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How much battery time do you lose?
ill let you know just installed it myself. from what i read the 1.5GHz setting you dont lose much at all though
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
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How much battery time do you lose?
At 1.512, my batter current is 593ma, whereas stock is roughly 540ma. Battery loss is negligible, at best. Like SetCPu for Android, you can create a profile, that when the machine is not in use, or under minimal usage, it will downclock to 192mhz (or whatever you decide). At 192 mhz, it drops to 441ma. At 1512, it stays at a nice 30 degrees.

It is a no brainer.
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
install preware, install uberkernal, then install govnah. Overclocked to 1.512 GHZ. Huge performance increase.
1.7 GHz kernels are much more fun to play with though.
    
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