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The iPhone Clock App Gets Installed on the iPad

I do miss the original iPhone clock app on my iPad. I miss the possibility to set alarms on this awesome new device, just as I miss the simple weather application. Fortunately, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has found a solution to this. Sorta.

He’s posted a few pictures on his Twitter account and a tutorial on his blog on how to install the clock app running natively on the iPad. That’s right, no pixel-doubling, sweet snowy interface instead. Sure it gets huge and looks awkward but I mean, it’s the clock app at least. You can even set alarms and do all the stuff the iPhone version lets you do.

Installing it is kinda tricky and requires a registered paid developer account on, plus you’ll have to find the original clock app for the iPhone 3GS. But those of you who meet these requisites, you might want to check it out.

Here’s a screenshot:

On a side note, Steve also confirmed that the compass app work but doesn’t scale like the clock app does.

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