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Asus Eee Transformer Prime software update improves GPS

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 […]

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ViewSonic gTablet hack: Adding GPS

In the early days of the netbook era, I was surprised to see just how much hardware hacking was going on. Back in 2007 and 2008 it seemed like every day someone took apart an Asus Eee PC or Acer Aspire One and slapped some extra hardware inside the tiny case. It turns out it […]

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MiTAC plans to launch 4 Android tablets with integrated GPS

MiTAC is better known for making GPS systems and mobile entertainment devices than full-fledged tablet computers. But according to SoftPedia, MiTAC will be showing off four new Android tablets at CeBIT in Germany next week. The first two are 7 and 10 inch Android tablets featuring Google Android 2.3. Both will features 1080p HD video […]

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Onkyo launches 7 inch netbook with GPS, touchscreen tablet mode

Onkyo’s new 10 inch, dual-screen netbook isn’t the only new product the company is launching today. Onkyo Japan is also introducing a 7 inch netbook that has a touchscreen display that you can fold over the keyboard for use in tablet mode. The Onkyo NX707A4 also has built-in GPS, which means you can easily fold […]

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GPS for Dell Inspiron Mini 10 coming next week (US only)

Dell has been teasing us with the promise of a GPS receiver for the Inspiron Mini 10 since first unveiling the netbook at CES in January. Next week the company will finally begin offering the netbook with an integrated GPS receiver that also uses WiFi locationing. The technology will calculate a computer’s position using either […]