I'm sure a 3G Transformer Prime won't have this limitation, but it also won't be cheap as the non-3G Transformer Prime. That'd be incredibly stupid - I have no idea why you seem to think they would ever want to do that. GPS is a pretty integral part of Android, and it seems many users have started taking its presence (and functionality) for granted. I have a Vibrant and Navigation would not be possible without it. http://sohohosting.net/asus-transformer/asus-transformer-prime-audio-not-working.html
Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Now I would use youtube as being advertised on a TV but it is not the best quality because you don't have a good enough wifi adapter but they didnt tell Devices Nexus Devices Samsung HTC Motorola Sony LG NVIDIA Huawei More Devices... It's only in certain situations, where no Wi-Fi is available and signal is reduced by being inside a vehicle or weather conditions, that it doesn't.
Failing the name change, they are requesting that Asus not be allowed to release the Prime, and that they pay punitive damages. Asus said that the Prime's rollout would not be Asus responded by saying "The ASUS Transformer Prime is made from a metallic unibody design, so the material may affect the performance of the GPS when receiving signals from satellites" they Reply umbrel - Wednesday, January 04, 2012 - link LOL.
There is also a sleeve which protects the tablet when not in use. Does your phone or Garmin make that claim? Advanced Search Forum Asus Transformer Rescue Squad Asus Transformer Rescue Squad Help GPS not working on TF201 Results 1 to 10 of 10 2Likes Top All This Page 1 Post By This has popped up on every Android phone I have ever owned so I am normally under the impression that to get better gps performance I should have WIFI enabled....
Vox Media Advertise with us Jobs @ Vox Media © 2016 Vox Media, Inc. Retrieved 11 January 2012. ^ a b Perenson, Melissa J. (3 December 2011). "Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 review". Sadairrea Wuho cares!! http://www.androidcentral.com/potential-fix-transformer-prime-gps-needs-no-dongles It's an aluminum tablet without a cellular data connection, being used without Wi-Fi.
http://androidpandora.blogspot.com/ Myself @David: the device was advertised to have GPS, it's not good enough, either find a fix if possible or allow people to return it. I would also expect a high end tablet equipped with GPS to be a suitable replacement for a car SATNAV. In the world of Tech, reputation has longterm effectiveness. If ASUS sold it saying "there's no GPS," would they all have still bought it?
This is the perfect example of why we spend so much time testing nearly everything we review. ASUS built the Eee Pad Transformer Prime out of aluminum, similar to the iPad/iPad 2. Jan 4, 2012, 12:19pm EST Asus Transformer Prime teardown reveals cause of GPS issue Asus's GPS troubles with the Transformer Prime don't seem to have been easily resolved by the recent Asus recognized the problem and removed all mention of GPS capabilities from its marketing materials, and it offered several firmware updates to help solve the problem.
CONTENT Reviews Columns Buyer's Guide POPULAR TOPICS Android Apple Cars Phones Tablets Gaming Computing Photography Apps Software Wearable Entertainment Science Reviews Columns Buyer's Guide Popular Topics Android Apple Cars Phones Tablets http://sohohosting.net/asus-transformer/asus-transformer-prime-charger-not-working.html eejit likes this. 04-13-2013,09:19 PM #9 zeo Rescue Squad Member # 41525 Join Date Jul 2012 Tablet VivoTab Note 8 Posts 981 Liked 233 times For those stuck with the Prime... The iPad doesn't have GPS, probably for this exact reason - aluminum housing makes GPS work significantly less well without Wi-Fi assistance. ASUS released a dongle, an attachment that went on the bottom port ...sort of like an outside GPS aerial.
Pezric If you include a feature (like in this case, the GPS) then you had best make DAMN SURE it works! Thanks. While I have my rooted thunderbolt and its GPS works just fine, I was really looking forward to having the Prime as a much nicer device for GPS-related functions. Check This Out Maybe I can return it for a TF300 If you can you probably should.
Share Share this post on Digg Twitter Share on Facebook Reddit! Yeah, that would be nice. David Ruddock I don't recall ASUS ever saying that the Transformer Prime's GPS was intended to work effectively without a Wi-Fi signal.
The number one suggestion to remedy GPS problems? In the case of the transformer prime? Asus, should have tested it more eh? On the other hand, even if everyone would live in such cities, there would still be an serious number of people going OUT of the city, to nature....where there is no
LtTops While the overall population that will use the GPS facility is small. steve.droid You don't have to use only google maps, there are other "offline" navigation solutions that do not require wifi or 3g, i.e. Note that the screenshots above are among the worst results for the OG Transformer in this first test. this contact form Apps/Games Games Applications Roundups App Reviews Game Reviews More Apps/Games...
Wow, that's bad XSS/DB security at the expense of UX. I use dedicated hand held GPS on a regular basis and i can guarantee that unless you let your unit on, outside your bag/pocket for a extended amount of time (10min The original iPad and the iPad 2 are both made of aluminum, and both at a minimum have Bluetooth and WiFi antennas to deal with.