Today’s story from ASUS makes us sad to be early adopters. ASUS chose to go with an aluminum backing on the Transformer Prime, which has translated into poorer WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS performance in the quad-core tablet. GPS performance was so bad that ASUS removed it from their spec sheet entirely on their product page.
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Lenovo has just announced their IdeaTab S2, a keyboard docking Ice Cream Sandwich tablet set to go head to head with ASUS’ Transformer devices.
Coming in at a familiar 10.1-inches, the IdeaTab S2 is Lenovo’s stunningly gorgeous attempt at a tablet with a keyboard dock. Along with an extra 10 hours of battery life, ... Read More »
Last year NVIDIA broadcast their CES press conference live on the web and they will offer another video feed this year as well. On Monday, January 9th at 4pm Pacific Time, head over to NVIDIA’s CES 2012 page and watch CEO Jen-Hsun Huang as he talks about the latest on Tegra, GeForce, 3DVision ... Read More »
ASUS and NVIDIA were the first to demonstrate Android 4.0 on a tablet and now it appears they will be the first to deliver the update to customers who purchased the Transformer Prime. Today ASUS announced on their Facebook page that the Transformer Prime would receive Android 4.0 via an over the ... Read More »
My friends, the big day is finally here! Not only is today Christmas, it’s the 25th Day of Tegra and that means it’s time to blow the roof off this place. Today’s prize pack is easily the biggest we’ve ever given away on the site, featuring the brand new ASUS Transformer Prime with ... Read More »
Who knew we’d cover so many lawsuits and patents today? This evening’s lawsuit actually makes a bit of sense, though it leaves us asking what the heck took so long. Toy maker Hasbro is suing ASUS, claiming that naming ASUS’s latest tablet the Transformer Prime is in violation of Hasbro’s brand copyright. Hasbro is seeking ... Read More »
As previously expected the ASUS Transformer Prime has now begun shipping from select retailers, but a number of pre-orders have been delayed ’til next year. We received quite a few reports from customers who pre-ordered on Amazon, saying their shipment was delayed till January 25. Others are saying they received shipment ... Read More »
One of the main reasons to get a Tegra device is the gaming power that such products pack. This year, Tegra 2 processors can be found in the guts of some of the best phones and tablets of 2011. Dual-core Tegra 2 processors have taken mobile gaming to another level, but as competition ... Read More »
Want to spend some quality time with the sold-out Asus Transformer Prime this weekend before it hits stores on December 19th? GameStop announced today that select stores nationwide will have the Transformer Prime available for demo beginning this weekend. Unfortunately they didn’t provide a list of locations, so you will have to contact your local ... Read More »
One of our twitter followers, WWJoshDew, shared a picture with us via his twitter account of an email he received from Amazon’s customer service team. Apparently, Amazon sold out of the Transformer Prime so fast that they outsold their pre-order stock. As a result, Amazon is contacting some customers ... Read More »