Open webOS ported to the Asus Transformer Prime (work in progress)

Open webOS on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

HP released the source code for the Open webOS 1.0 operating system last week. While HP doesn’t have plans to sell any phones, tablets, or other products running the operating system, independent developers have already started porting it to run on existing devices. We’ve seen an early build running on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. […]

Asus rolls out Android 4.1 for the Transformer Prime (in Sweden)

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Asus started offering an Android 4.1 software update for the Transformer Pad TF300 tablet over a month ago. But the company still hasn’t widely released Android 4.1 for the Transformer Prime TF201 — a model with a faster processor and higher quality components which has actually been available even longer. Now it looks like Asus […]

Asus offers free Transformer Prime GPS Extension Kit

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime GPS dongle

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet has a 10.1 inch display, an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, WiFi, Bluetooth, and GPS. But many customers have complained about poor GPS performance, so Asus has decided to do something about it. As expected, the company is offering a free accessory designed to help you get a […]

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300T up for pre-order in France

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300T

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF300T is a 10 inch Android tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. On paper it looks like a cheaper alternative to the Transformer Prime TF200T, since the new model has a slower processor, less battery life, and a thicker case. But while Asus hasn’t officially launched the tablet, […]

Asus Transformer Prime software update will add Ethernet, more

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Asus will roll out a software update for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet this week. Software version 9.4.2..21 will update a number of system apps while adding a few new features to the 10 inch Android tablet. The Transformer Prime features a 10 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display, an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core […]

Are iPad’s A5x graphics really 4x faster than NVIDIA Tegra 3?

iPad 3 v. Transformer Prime

When Apple unveiled its the third generation iPad earlier this month, the company made the bold claim that the new tablet’s new Apple A5x processor offers 4 times the graphics performance available from NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, which is one of the fastest chips available for Android phones and tablets. NVIDIA expressed some skepticism at […]

CyanogenMod 9 coming soon to the Eee Pad Transformer Prime

CyanogenMod 9 on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Now that Asus has provided a way to unlock the bootloader on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, we’re starting to see people loading custom firmware on the tablet. Earlier we showed what Ubuntu Linux looks like on the Transformer Prime. Now the folks at Androidroot.mobi have posted a tool for installing ClockworkMod Recovery and […]

Official Eee Pad Transformer Prime bootloader unlock available

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime with Ubuntu Linux

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is a 10 inch Android tablet with a quad-core processor and an optional keyboard docking station… and a locked bootloader. That means you can’t install custom firmware on the tablet unless you unlock the bootloader — and as promised, Asus has just released a tool that will let you […]

Asus Eee Transformer Prime software update improves GPS

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the most powerful Android tablet currently available thanks to its quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. But the tablet has at least one major flaw: Early users have reported that the included GPS receiver doesn’t work very well. Asus initially responded by removing GPS from the list of the […]