Tag Archive: Transformer


Xiaomi teams up with Hasbro to turn the Mi Pad 2 into a Transformer

Xiaomi has collaborated with Hasbro to crowdfund a robot model called Soundwave in China. Soundwave looks like a Mi Pad 2, but can be converted to a Transformers-style robot with Lego-like blocks that can be detached from the tablet’s assembly. The toy is priced at ¥169, and will be heading out to backers starting May 13.

Hugo Barra shared more details about the toy on Facebook:

R&D worked really hard to ensure that the color,  [Read More…]

Grab an Asus Transformer Pad TF300 for $239 on eBay

The Asus Transformer Pad TF300 is currently available from eBay for $ 239.99. This is $ 160 off the normal price of $ 399.99. This is also $ 60 off of the same configuration of the device on Amazon.

UK retailer withdraws Transformer Prime, blames ‘faults’ and stock availability

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British retailer Clove Technology has taken the ASUS Transformer Prime off sale today, saying “faults” reported by customers and difficulty in obtaining stock are behind the decision.

In a post on its official blog, Clove says stock levels have been a “real issue”, and despite being able to obtain some Transformer Prime units earlier than expected, it’s decided to withdraw the tablet from sale due to complaints of faults in some units.

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Deal of the day: Refurbished Asus Transformer for just 298 dollars

Deal of the day: Refurbished Asus Transformer for just 298 dollars

If you have watched our blog closely during the past few weeks, you probably already know that we here at Androinica.com love ourselves a nice bargain. Which is why when we first  [Read More…]

GTA III updated, now compatible with Transformer Prime

Android Central

The launch of Grand Theft Auto III on Android was a pretty big deal, but initially a lot of devices couldn’t play it. Todays update among other features adds compatibility for the Asus Transformer Prime. 

Support is also added for the Medion Lifetab, but even better is the added support for the Gamestop Wireless Controller. Controls are also improved for currently supported gamepads, and for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.  [Read More…]

ASUS promises fix for Transformer Prime lockups as early as February

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Though some will lament the fact that the ASUS Transformer Prime was released with several issues, ASUS has continued to impress us with its commitment to updates for its flagship tablet. Earlier this month, ASUS pushed out an update to Ice Cream Sandwich which brought with it fixes to several of the software hiccups plaguing the Prime (including GPS and WiFi performance), along with the wonderment of Android 4.0.

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Transformer Prime bootloader unlock tool coming in Feb. says ASUS

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The ASUS Transformer Prime is the first quad-core tablet, and users were a bit up in arms when it was discovered that the bootloader was locked.  ASUS responded with an official statement that a tool to unlock the bootloader was in development, and today their official Twitter account told everyone that it would be coming in February:

ASUS Twitter

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Asus Transformer Prime still has GPS issues, even after official fix

Asus Transformer Prime still has GPS issues, even after official fix

It’s been a little over a week since owners of the Asus Transformer Prime received not only Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0), but a fix for the tablet’s dismal GPS performance. Well,  [Read More…]

ASUS Transformer Prime OTA rolling out, brings new GPS software version

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The ASUS Transformer Prime is getting another OTA this evening, and reports say that the GPS is working much better.  If you recall, there has been issues surrounding the aluminum casing and GPS signal with the Prime, and ASUS was said to be investigating.  We’ve confirmed that there’s a new build version number (IML74K.US_epad-9.4.2.11-20120117) as well as an update to the GPS software bringing it to version 6.9.13, but there’s no official  [Read More…]

Gaming on the quad-core Tegra 3 powered Transformer Prime

NVIDIA

We were in attendance for the NVIDIA press conference at CES last week and while the $ 249 Asus MeMO stole the show a bit at the end, it was the capabilities of the Tegra 3 processor powering the MeMO and of course the Transformer Prime that were highlighted for the majority of the presentation.

If you missed the livestream of the presentation you can watch the videos now on NVIDIAs Youtube account.

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