So you recently bought your Nexus S and found out that the Hummingbird processor was a bit slow for your liking, and you wanted to do something about it? Luckily for you, morfic at XDA has managed to overclock Nexus S to 1.2 Ghz, which I was expecting to happen ever since the Gingerbread flagship device went live.

Nexus S overclock

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If you have an iPhone with an alarm set to go off anytime tomorrow, make sure you read this – your iPhone won’t be waking you up. Now this is frustrating and annoying isn’t it? The title of the post is a bitter truth that not only Apple should accept but also do something about it. The same old alarm clock bug has decided to welcome the iPhone users into the new year and the iDevice users will not be happy about it as far as I can see and tell.

iPhone alarm

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Samsung is all set to unveil its iPod Touch competitor, Galaxy Player next week at the Consumer Electronics Show. While CES 2011 will be serving as the launch pad for the media player version of Galaxy S, there is no telling who will be the first to get it. All of this has changed thanks to Wall Street Journal, who have revealed South Korea as the first lucky nation to get the Portable Media Player.

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While the jailbreak universe impatiently await the arrival of the final version of redsn0w 0.9.7, which will bring the untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1., the iPhone Dev Team has rolled out Beta 4 of redsn0w 0.9.7 aka redsn0w 0.9.7b4. The exciting thing about this latest beta version is that it simplifies the jailbreaking process, by removing the cumbersome step of installing usbmux.

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Guess who else made it to CNN’s top ten tech fail of the year 2010? Nexus One. But the question which arises is this, does the first Google branded handset deserve to be in top tech failures list. Before we answer this question, I think it makes sense to determine why CNN chose to include Nexus One in the not so proud list of failures, in which iPhone 4 antennagate leads the sinking ship.

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Are you surprised upon reading this? I must admit, I am. Why is that? Well, think about it for a second! Gingerbread landing on a pretty old Windows Mobile device in HTC Vogue which happens to be the CDMA version of HTC Touch. This amazing port feat comes from an XDA developer named dzo who has managed to get the Gingerbread AOSP build up and running on HTC Vogue.

HTC Vogue

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Microsoft rolled out Kinect as a motion sension controller for Xbox 360 to let users play and control their game characters through their body gestures. But YouTube user has come up with a different use for it. He has used Kinect as a eye for Hexapod Anasi, a spider like robot. See the video after the jump.

Kinect Spider Robot

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This was on the cards wasn’t it? Skype for iPhone has received an update which brings video chat to Apple’s iOS enabled iDevices. Yes, it allows you to do video calls on WiFi as well as 3G network. Mind you, the video chat is not limited to iDevices only, you can also engage in a one/two way video chat with the Mac and Windows machines as well. Video demo follows after the jump.

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Samsung has announced the date and the place it will reveal its Galaxy S successor, Galaxy S2. And No, it won’t be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics show which kicks off next Thursday, as speculated earlier. Mobile World Congress has been chosen as the launching pad for the next Galaxy S handset and February is the month to mark on your calendar.

Samsung Flagship Device

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The rumors of Verizon iPhone refuse to die don’t they? BusinessWeek folks have shared some valuable information about the CDMA iPhone, some of which we already know – Verizon iPhone won’t be attending CES. But here is what is new to us: the Cupertinos are believed to announce the Verizon iPhone no later than Valentine’s day (14th February).

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