poor GPS performance, then over a bootloader locked with 128-bit encryption. While the former is probably a hardware issue, the latter is a software decision that's keeping paying customers from taking advantage of the Transformer PRime's hardware with custom kernels and ROMs. Notebook Italia reports that the Asus Italy has responded to customer outcry. The response is not likely to make many users happy.
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arrive with a locked bootloader, and now it seems that the Android tablet of the hour is getting the same treatment. XDA-Developers members have called for a nuisance campaign after discovering that the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime comes with a bootloader locked with 128-bit encryption, making custom kernels and most community-developed ROMs impossible to run on the advanced tablet.
XDA Developers. Users are reporting extremely poor GPS performance when not connected to wireless networks.
Taiwan Economic News reports the quote, noting that a considerable number of Transformer Prime units are experiencing WiFi difficulties, though Asus has already begun a replacement program for affected customers.
MocoNews, the toy manufacturer is suing the electronics manufacturer over the name, claiming that it could be confused with the series protagonist Optimus Prime.
pre-ordering or have pre-ordered the Asus Transformer Prime tablet. The pre-orders kicked off last week at Clove and the 32GB version was up for pre-order with the keyboard accessory for £550.80 including the VAT. The good news in the update from Clove is that the 32GB tablet has a lower price and still includes the keyboard accessory.
Transformer Prime has been causing a bit of a stir lately. Selling out everywhere before it's even available and multiple online retailers having to turn away pre-orders. I know many of our readers have been looking for a place to order so today we have some great news -- Expansys-USA has opened up pre-orders and you can get one now, but you'd better hurry.
ASUS Transformer Prime had been delayed after weeks of pre-orders selling out. Apparently someone from Phandroid received word that an online retailer was canceling orders due to hardware and WiFi problems and the Prime would be delayed until next year and after the holiday season. We are happy to report this is not the case.
NVIDIA Tegra 3 tablets to be exact. With 2011 dominated by the Tegra 2 we expect 2012 to be similar. Ahead of the pack comes ASUS with the worlds first quad-core slate, the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. Being similar to many other tablets around can the Prime boost ahead of the pack and make a name for itself, or will it just be another in the flood of Android tablets? With good looks, a fancy radial spun aluminum design and that ultra-powerful processor we think it will hold its own just fine. Read on below for all the details, video, and pictures you can handle.