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Asus has reported that it will be upgrading the Transformer, Transformer Prime, and Transformer Pad Infinity to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in the coming months.
Asus has updated its UK Facebook page with release notes for an over-the-air firmware update for the Transformer Prime, which adds face unlock and other features.
Asus has officially opened up its GPS dongle program for the Transformer Prime, and if you own the tablet you can register to have the dongle shipped to you. Unfortunately, the dongle — which plugs into the proprietary docking connector at the bottom of the tablet — is quite larger than we were hoping for and it cannot be used in conjunction with the keyboard accessory.
- Asus begins shipping free Transformer Prime GPS dongles Apr 26, 2012, 1:02am EDT
- Asus opens up registrations for Transformer Prime GPS dongle Apr 16, 2012, 1:24pm EDT
- Asus confirms Transformer Prime GPS dongle, signups begin April 16th Apr 7, 2012, 12:04pm EDT
- Asus prepping free dongle to address Transformer Prime GPS woes? Apr 5, 2012, 9:16pm EDT
Asus has confirmed that it will be offering Transformer Prime owners a GPS dongle to fix the tablet's positioning woes. Registration will begin on April 16th, with units shipping "around two weeks" later.
A recent set of emails posted on the xda-developers forums indicate that Asus may be readying a free GPS dongle for owners of the Transformer Prime to address the device's GPS issues.
Asus Transformer Prime update reaching devices: UI tweaks, app updates, and a refreshed content portal
Asus's Transformer Prime is receiving the software update promised earlier this week that brings a number of new features, though one promised update is conspicuous in its absence.
Asus will be allowed to continue selling its EeePad Transformer Prime tablet, despite complaints from Hasbro that the name would lead consumers to think that the convertible Tegra 3-tablet was produced by the toy maker. The federal court judge denied Hasbro's request for a preliminary injunction to halt sales of the tablet.
PCWorld has now run a gamut of tests comparing the new iPad with the iPad 2 as well as the Asus Transformer Prime and Galaxy 10.1 LTE, and the tablet with a retina display did top out the heat charts. However, the increase is rather minimal.
Laptop Mag has done a comparison of benchmark performance on Apple's new iPad and Asus's Transformer Prime. The results were mixed, with the iPad scoring better on GLBenchmark and the Transformer Prime scoring better on Geekbench.
Users running the latest 4.0.3 build of Android have reportedly gained access to two new experimental Gmail features: local email indexing and drag-and-drop address field changes.
Asus has said on Facebook that it will update the original Eee Pad Transformer to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich in "mid-February." The device's successor, the Transformer Prime, was updated over a week ago.
After watching Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel play a multiplayer game of Shadowgun at Nvidia's CES 2012 press conference, we just had to give the formerly single player shooter a try for ourselves, and what better way to test than to work out the aggression of two Verge editors at the show?
Jen-Hsun Huang got the clearance from Google to announce that the Android 4.0 update for the Transformer Prime will be rolling out a little ahead of schedule, namely today.
Asus is today introducing the TF700T, a new variant of its Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet, whose major upgrade is a move to a 1920 x 1200 resolution.