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Asus Transformer Prime TF201 settlement could net you $17 and a GPS add-on

Once upon a time (around late 2011), the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 was one of the best tablets money could buy, thanks to a speedy NVIDA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and an optional keyboard docking station. But it was also a tablet with spotty GPS. Asus eventually responded by removing GPS from the […]

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

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. […]

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Asus bringing Android 4.1 to North American Transformer Prime, Infinity tablets

Hot on the heels of news that Asus was rolling out an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updated to the Eee Pad Transformer Prime in Sweden, Asus North American spokesperson Gary Key says the company will bring Google’s latest software tow the Transformer Prime and the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity within the next three days. Update: […]

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

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 […]

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

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, […]

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Asus Transformer Prime software update will add Ethernet, more

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Unlock an Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, forego using official Asus ROMs

Now that Asus has provided a way to unlock the bootloader on the Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet, we’re starting to see independent developers replacing the official Android software with custom versions of Android and other operating systems for the tablet. But there’s a down side to unlocking your device: once you do it, you […]

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CyanogenMod 9 coming soon to the 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 […]

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Official Eee Pad Transformer Prime bootloader unlock available

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 […]