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ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 Review

ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 Review

If the ASUS Transformer Prime seemed like a masterpiece of a 10.1-inch Android tablet to you but you decided to wait and see if ASUS would release a slightly lower-cost model of nearly the same thing - you're in luck. What we've got here is the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300, This 10.1-inch tablet comes with Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich right out of the box, has its own unique keyboard dock (sold separately) and comes in Royal Blue (which we've got here,) Torch Red, and Iceberg White. Let's have a look at what makes this model cost a bit less than the Prime and if it still seems appealing without the added frills.

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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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Four Microsoft Courier alternatives for Android

Four Microsoft Courier alternatives for Android

This week we're hearing quite a bit about a couple of applications for iPad, one of which was created by the folks who were once going to bring you the Microsoft Courier - but what about Android? As it turns out, these two applications for iPad, Tapose and Paper don't currently have one whole heck of a lot of choice when it comes to such sleekness as Paper. That said, there are four apps out there at least that will bring you drawing power for the time being - with updates to each on the way soon, of course.

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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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Non-ASUS tablets ask: Where is my Android 4.0 ICS?

Non-ASUS tablets ask: Where is my Android 4.0 ICS?

This week the folks at ASUS are pushing an update to their current hero tablet, the Transformer Prime, this being a firmware update to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to a new level of potential. The ASUS Transformer Prime is the first tablet on earth to be certified for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by Google while clones and lesser-quality tablets struggle to keep up. There's a line of high-powered tablets out there at this moment as well which consumers are waiting patiently to have updated to the newest version of Android, asking why, if it's the mobile carrier that smartphone users usually have to wait for, they're having to wait without one?

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 28, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 28, 2012

First let's talk about the ASUS Transformer Prime - this device has an awesome update coming with ethernet and face unlock included! The new iPad with 4G connectivity has Apple giving refunds in Australia. Then as is best, I'd like to offer you a third news story which has nothing to do with the first two: South Park: Tenorman's Revenge is coming out for Xbox Live -- you'll be smashing the most evil South Park character up for hours!

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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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