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ASUS Transformer Prime GPS freebie small-print prompts owner ire

ASUS Transformer Prime GPS freebie small-print prompts owner ire

ASUS may have managed to turn aftersales gold into PR misery, using spec sheet small print to explain why many Eee Pad Transformer Prime owners won't get a free GPS-fixing dongle. The company was praised earlier this week for agreeing to send Transformer Prime owners an add-on to address shoddy positioning performance; now, though, ASUS not all buyers will actually be eligible, since marketing materials in some places never actually mentioned GPS location functionality.

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ASUS Transformer Prime GPS dongle is free – won’t work with keyboard dock

ASUS Transformer Prime GPS dongle is free – won’t work with keyboard dock

Remember all the talk about the poor GPS and WiFi in the ASUS Transformer Prime quad-core Android tablet? Well apparently ASUS has decided to make right with all the early adopters and loyal customers by provided a free GPS dongle that will enhance performance for those in need. We reported leaks on the module earlier this morning, but now ASUS has made it official.

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Asus offers Transformer Prime owners hardware GPS fix

Asus offers Transformer Prime owners hardware GPS fix

A lot of owners of the Asus Transformer Prime Android tablet are complaining when it comes to seeing GPS satellites, the tablet is seriously lacking. Asus has tried to address the poor GPS performance with OTA software updates but has been unable to completely fix the issue. It appears Asus is ready to give up on software fixes, and offer some hardware to remedy the issue.

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ASUS UK: Transformer Prime update rolling out now

ASUS UK: Transformer Prime update rolling out now

ASUS teased an update to its popular Transformer Prime tablet just the other day, and ASUS UK has taken to Twitter to inform the world that the update should be rolling out right this very minute. ASUS US remained secretive on the details surround the update, although their Italian cousins were happy to reveal the info. Users can look forward to Ethernet support via USB adapters, making the tablet an even more attractive laptop alternative.

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ASUS Transformer Prime update due March 29 with ethernet support

ASUS Transformer Prime update due March 29 with ethernet support

ASUS has announced that an update for the Transformer Prime is in the pipeline, though while ASUS US is coy on details, that hasn't stopped the Italian arm from spoiling the surprise. ASUS US teased "awesome new features" which the Italians promptly detailed, including a March 29 expected release date - for the local market, at least - and support for a new "Prime LAN cable" accessory that will allow the tablet's USB port to hook up to a wired ethernet cable, making the system even more useful as a laptop alternative.

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Anti-iPad: Three Android Alternatives

Anti-iPad: Three Android Alternatives

You'd be forgiven for thinking the new iPad was the only tablet around, given the furore - and the sales success - of the third-gen model, but what if, for one reason or another, you're left unswayed by Apple's shiny slate? There's a world of tablets outside of the iPad, and for the moment Android is the main competition. Read on for our top three picks for the iPad-avoider.

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iPad 3rd Gen Hands-on vs Android: Gaming

iPad 3rd Gen Hands-on vs Android: Gaming

The showdown continues: the 2012 Retina Display-bearing iPad faces off against the ASUS Transformer Prime, this time bringing the two gaming-ready giants to the court for their next all-out hardware brawl. What we're doing here is showing how these two prime examples of nicest and newest tablet hardware on the market for each of these two beasts' operating systems, with the iPad running iOS and the Transformer running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich - these tied directly to the power of the units' processors: the A5X from Apple and NVIDIA's Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 4-PLUS-1 technology. Who will be the victor in the gaming space? You'll find that there's no one simple answer to that question rather quickly.

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