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First look at the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime 1080p tablet – video

Asus is showing off a new version of the Transformer Prime tablet with a high resolution 1920 x 1200 pixel display and a 2MP front-facing camera. The rest of the specifications for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF700T are identical to the TF201 model launched in late 2011. Both tablets have 1.3 GHz NVIDIA Tegra […]

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Android 4.0 for the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime coming January 12th

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first tablet to ship with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Soon it will also be one of the first to receive an official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software update. While the tablet hit the streets in late 2011 with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, Asus says it […]

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Asus is preparing a Transformer Prime bootloader unlocking tool

Asus is promising to release a tool that will allow customers unlock the bootloaders on their Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablets. That will make it easier for users to modify the tablet by installing custom ROMs or other software. While this isn’t something that most Android phone or tablet users are interested in doing, there’s […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime’s locked bootloader means no custom ROMS (for now)

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime has generated an awful lot of lust among Android tablet enthusiasts. It’s the first device to ship with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. It has an excellent camera (if you want to use a 10 inch tablet to snap photos). And there’s an optional keyboard dock which lets […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime now available from Best Buy for $500

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The 10 inch tablet went on sale recently, but sold out rather quickly. Now retailer Best Buy has more units in stock and available for $499.99. The company says units usually ship within a day. The tablets are […]

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Asus starts shipping Transformer Prime tablet, more coming in January

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first product to ship with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The 10 inch Android tablet also has a 1280 x 800 pixel IPS display, 1GB of RAM, and 32GB to 64GB of storage — and customers can pick up an optional keyboard dock that transforms the […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime rooted

Sure, the Eee Pad Transformer Prime won’t actually ship in the US for a few more weeks, but when it does it looks like you’ll be able to root the first tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor on the day it arrives. Android Central’s Phil Nickinson received a review unit from Asus, […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime launching in December?

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first tablet to feature a 1.4 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. It’s also thinner and lighter than the original Eee Pad Transformer and while it will ship with Android 3.2 Honeycomb, Asus plans to offer an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software update soon. But while […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime gets an early video review

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime isn’t available for purchase yet, but YouTube user rubberotter managed to get his hands on a pre-production unit and he’s posted a brief video review. Update: The video has been removed from YouTube.  The tablet has a 1.4 Ghz NVIDA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. It will ship with Google […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime keyboard dock up for pre-order

This week the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet went up for pre-order. Now you can also place a pre-order for the optional keyboard dock. The Transformer Prime is a 10 inch Android tablet and an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. But it’s the tablet dock that helps set the Transformer apart from most of […]

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Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime up for pre-order for $492 and up

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is now available for pre-order from Amazon. You can place an order for a model with 32GB of storage for $492.20, while a 64GB model will cost you $584.22. Those prices cover the tablet, but not the optional keyboard docking station. That will cost another $150 or so, but […]

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Asus introduces the Eee Pad Transformer Prime, starting at $499

Asus is getting ready to release its follow-up to the popular Eee Pad Transformer tablet. The new Eee Pad Transformer Prime is thinner and lighter, offers better battery life, and faster performance than the original Transformer. It also has a sleek new design with a metallic finish that’s reminiscent of the Asus Zenbook line of high-end notebooks. […]

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NVIDIA introduces the Tegra 3 multi-core processor for tablets, phones

NVIDIA has officially introduced its next-generation mobile processor. The NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip is a 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 multi-core processor with 4 high performance CPU cores, 1 extra low power “companion” core, and 12 graphics cores. The new chips are headed to tablets and smartphones. The first Tegra 3 device will be the Asus […]