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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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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: Part 1

iPad 3rd Gen Hands-on vs Android: Part 1

Now that the first wave of the 3rd Generation iPad (which we've already reviewed in full) has been released to the public, everyone seems to want to know: is it better than Android? The short answer is the same I'll always give: depends on what you need it to do. The long answer is of course a bit more complicated than that - and it's not just all about benchmarks, mind you: it's about the experience - and the experience with both Android and iPad is currently fantastic.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 16, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 16, 2012

Today the newest iPad comes out, and we've already been in line, out of line, and are back in the house sitting comfortably to give you all the tech news you crave all day long. You'll want to start off your gadget-loving day by checking out our Mall of America Apple Store experience and start your iPad life off right with 24 must-have iPad Retina Display-worthy apps, all of them winners! Then know the truth: Google picked up Kevin Rose and Milk for real!

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SlashGear’s Transformer Prime Quad-Core Pack Giveaway!

SlashGear’s Transformer Prime Quad-Core Pack Giveaway!

It's tablet season here on SlashGear, and what better way to start off Spring than with your very own ASUS Transformer Prime Android tablet with keyboard dock and Powerbag Messenger bag to match? It's NVIDIA, the creators of the Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 4-PLUS-1 technology powering this fabulous tablet that are providing prizes, and two full "Quad Core Packs" are what we've got to give away! Have a peek at our original Transformer Prime review, then see our review of this same excellent tablet with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich installed, then head below and win one for yourself!

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