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Transformer Prime proves there’s a market for high-end Android tablets


That didn’t take long. The ASUS Transformer Prime is temporarily sold out after being on pre-order for just a single day. Now when customers visit the Amazon Transformer Prime product page they are greeted with a message that says “Sign up to be notified when this item becomes available.”

The 32 GB model in Amethyst Gray is now the second best selling Android tablet behind the Kindle Fire  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime up for pre-order on Amazon.com, ICS video demo pops-up

The all new ASUS Transformer Prime Android tablet is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. Though there are no solid delivery dates yet, Amazon is currently taking orders for anyone interested in the premium tablet Asus announced a few weeks ago. (Your credit card will not be charged until the item has shipped.)

Amazon has the Transformer Prime in various forms, including the 32  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime up for preorder…for real this time


Yes, this post will give you a feeling of deja vu. On Friday, we reported that the first Tegra 3 Android tablet, the ASUS Transformer Prime, had gone up for preorder on Amazon. Within minutes after posting that article, it appears the folks at Amazon realized they jumped the gun on pushing the page live, and quickly took down the preorder page.

We knew it was only a matter of time before the  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich previewed on the ASUS Transformer Prime

Youtube link for mobile viewing

One thing Google didn’t show us when Ice Cream Sandwich was announced in October was Android 4.0 running on a tablet. NVDIA’s taken care of that for us and is doing so on the ASUS Transformer Prime, one of the more compelling Android tablets we’ve seen thus far.

While you’re certainly not going to get all the nuance of a quad-core Tegra 3 tablet’s graphics watching it on video like this, it’s worth  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime up for preorder on Amazon

ASUS Transformer Prime

The ASUS Transformer Prime is coming. When, we don’t exactly know — sometime in early December — but ASUS has listed it for preorder on Amazon, and is saving you $ 7.79 in the process. The Transformer Prime, as you’ll recall, is the follow-up to the popular Eee Pad Transformer, which in addition to being an above average Android Tablet sports an excellent keyboard dock that basically turns everything into an  [Read More…]

Verizon going with ‘Nexus Prime’ after all? This Best Buy flyer sure thinks so

Nexus Prime at Best Buy

Look, we know the wait for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus here in the United States is making people act a little crazy. We get that, and we’re not really blaming anybody. But this sort of thing isn’t helping matters any. What you see here, according to new forums member mynewride, is a Best Buy Mobile flyer that is due to come out Dec. 1. And in it we have  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime up for preorder on Amazon (Update: Page Down)


Update: And just like that the page has been taken down. Nevertheless, we feel Amazon is prepping to start taking pre-orders for the Transformer Prime, and those should start any day now. We will, of course, bring you the goods as soon as they come back up. Stay tuned!

We’ve just received a tip that the hottest Android tablet of 2011, the ASUS Transformer Prime, was made available for preorder on Amazon. As  [Read More…]

Transformer Prime gets some early hands-on treatment

Transformer Prime

ASUS finally revealed the Transformer Prime specs this week, but unfortunately the release date was pushed back to December. If you are patiently waiting to pick up the first Tegra 3-powered device, then you might want to head over to Brazilian blog ZTOP for some early hands-on treatment of the world’s first quad-core Android tablet.

Henry Martin of ZTOP notes the three things that surprised him the most were the  [Read More…]

Google delays Transformer Prime release date to Dec for Android 4.0 update


Are you patiently waiting for the world’s first quad-core Android tablet? The always interesting Digitimes reports tonight that “sources from upstream supply chain” say Google is providing assistance to ASUS in order to make sure the Transformer Prime ships with the latest Android 4.0. Unfortunately, that means the official launch might be pushed back to December.

Digitimes explains that Google has cold-shouldered Taiwan based PC makers with Android software upgrades in the past and some  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime to go on sale in US “a few weeks after” November 9 event

Transformer Prime

ASUS already told us about their Transformer Prime launch event on November 9, but many of us are still waiting to find out exactly when the world’s first quad-core Android tablet will go on sale in the US. According to the latest rumor from Fuad Abazovic of Fudzilla, we should expect to see the Transformer Prime go on sale “a few weeks after” the device is unveiled in Taiwan this  [Read More…]