POSTS TAGGED: Asus Eee Pad Transformer

Original Transformer TF101 Receives 4.2.1 Port

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Most devices out there nowadays have been blessed with ports in one way or another. Seldom, we see these updates coming from manufacturers themselves, but more often than not, we see them thanks to all the hard work that our developers put on our site day in and day out. Such is the case for Jelly Bean, which is currently on version 4.2.1 in the AOSP. The incremental revision (0.0.1) fixes a number of bugs and instability issues that came along with the introduction of 4.2 last month. This new OS has already started manifesting itself in several sub forums under the name of CM10.1, as well as others that are simply called AOSP. One such ROM is the one made by XDA Forum Member RaymanFX, and it can be found for the OG Transfor. . . READ ON »

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Kernel and Manager App for TF101 Brings Even More Options

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We all like our tablets because they are so functional and full of features. In fact, if we could part with our desktops and laptops, many definitely would. However, the trade-offs for doing such a thing would be too large for a few people. For instance, we all love the ability to use optical drives on our computers because they allow us to install software without having to download it, burn your favorite music on CDs for your non-USB capable car stereos and boomboxes, and who can forget the ability to watch movies on the go without having to stream data.

For all the aforementioned and more, XDA Forum Member sainthout has produced a new kernel for the “missing link” device between the laptop and the . . . READ ON »

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3G/GSM Available for Jelly Bean on Original Transformer

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Despite its age, the original Transformer keeps going and stays competitive in this fast paced market that renders most devices obsolete within 6 months of release. As of late, we have seen much good development coming out of the forums for this particular device. Additions to its repertoire include fully functional Jelly Bean AOSP roms, new mods for increasing performance such as the KAT suite, and much more. However, as you may or may not know, the TF101 has a close relative called the TF101G, which unlike the original TF101, comes with an on board GSM radio chip for 3G connectivity. (For those with the TF101 who want 3G, you can add this functionality via a USB dongle.) Because of this not-so-slight hardware di. . . READ ON »

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Net-Install Ubuntu on the Transformer TF101

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Ubuntu is one of the greatest Linux distros available. While many hardcore Linux users may disagree with that, Ubuntu has been the entry point into Linux for many users. Additionally, there are a number of Android devices that can run Ubuntu. Now, the ASUS Transformer can get Ubuntu via net-install.

For the unaware, net-installs allow you to boot into an operating system from a network as opposed to a LiveCD / LiveUSB. There are many advantages to using a net-install. The biggest of which being that you don’t need a CD drive or a USB flash drive to use it. XDA Senior Member NoDiskNoFun posted a method accomplish this on the Transformer TF101. NoDiskNoFun gives some of the details on how it works and what i. . . READ ON »

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K.A.T Aims to Bring Fixes and More to JB Ports on the OG Transformer

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It has been some time since the JB ports started raining like delicious drops of candy on all our devices. Many of them are getting ports that are subsequently getting better and better as time goes by thanks to the efforts of all the community. There are many times when ROMs cannot be fixed easily or by a single person, and as a result of that, we see patches, fixes, and solutions surfacing in the development areas of the site. The original Transformer (TF101) is no exception to this rule and we see the proof of this thanks to XDA Forum Member timduru. He has created a set of tweaks that he has labeled as K.A.T (Kat Android Toolbox), and it includes a set of mouth watering improvements, fixes, and upgrades for the mythic. . . READ ON »

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AffinitySERIES Jelly Bean ROM Lands on Multiple Devices

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Around here, many users enjoy various AOSP-derived ROMs. There are quite a few options, including such well known ROMs as CyanogenMod, AOKP, and ParanoidAndroid. There are many more options as well, which is great because the more the merrier.

Now, the Android Developer Alliance development team has released the AffinitySERIES ROM to various devices. Their missions statement is pretty simple, as explained by ADA member, and XDA Recognized Developer, blueHarford:

One of our biggest things is No Drama, no secrets, BIG on communication which i think alot of other teams lack. We are not the best we will not boast ourselves or ever use the word kang. We feel like one of the first teams to start AOSP project to w

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CWM 6 Makes an Appearance on the TF101

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Since the announcement from Asus that Jelly Bean would be bestowed upon its Transformer series all the way back to the original Transformer, the development scene for the TF101 has been booming with activity. There have been new ROMs, new patches, and an overall renewed sense that this device, while being over-powered by its younger brothers, still has quite a bit of life left in it.

The work of XDA Forum Member RaymanFX manifests yet again in this sub-forum, and this time it does it in the form of a brand new recovery. Most Android users are undoubtedly familiar with ClockWork Mod, which is a custom recovery image used in a large percentage of unlocked devices. With it, you can flash ROMs, kernels, other recov. . . READ ON »

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CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies for Select Devices

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We recently told you about the CyanogenMod team beginning work on CM10. Now, a significant milestone has been reached: CM10 Nightlies have appeared for select devices. For those who aren’t familiar, a nightly build is an automatic build incorporating the latest changes in CM source for a device. Yesterday, CyanogenMod released the list of those devices that would be getting the first round of nightlies:

# The US SGS3 variants (AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint)
# The Galaxy Nexus variants
# The Nexus S varaints
# The Nexus 7
# The Transformer and Transformer Prime
# The SGS1 variants (VibrantCaptivateInternational, and i9000b)
# The SGS2 i9100g
P3 and P5 tablets

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Jelly Bean Hits the OG Transformer (TF101)… and Again…. and Again

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As of late, we have seen how Jelly Bean has spilled throughout XDA onto virtually every device that has any kind of development going for it. Since the source was released by Google, AOSP builds have been running rampart throughout the site, including the likes of CM10 and a few other “directly from source” type of projects. Tablets have also been getting quite a few ports as of late, and one of the expected ones to get something going soon was the original Asus Transformer (TF101). Thanks to the sudden influx in development that has kept this tablet in its glory, it receoved not one, or two, but three ports, back to back.

XDA Forum Member rayman33 was the first one to release a port of the new Android swe. . . READ ON »

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