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Build CM10, AOKP, and TeamBaked for the Transformer Prime

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Quality, source-built ROMs can transform devices ordinarily held back by manufacturer limitations. When CyanogenMod or AOKP are released for a device, pretty much everyone is happy about it. Of course, a lot of work goes into building such ROMs, and developers often provide guides on how to do it. Now, ASUS Transformer Prime users have a tutorial to build not one, but three AOSP-based ROMs thanks to XDA Senior Member craigacgomez.

Included in the tutorial are instructions for building CyanogenMod 10, AOKP, and TeamBaked AOSP ROMs. The tutorials are written for Ubuntu 12.04, so if you’re not running Ubuntu or a distro based on Ubuntu, then this tutorial isn’t going to work very well. The guide . . . READ ON »

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Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.3

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The last time we brought you news about TWRP, it was to announce that TWRP 2.2.2 had been released. It had fixed a lot of bugs from the initial release of TWRP 2.2 and added a few new features. Very recently, TWRP has been updated again to version 2.3.

There were a whole bunch of awesome improvements with TWRP 2.2 and a lot of unique and brand new features as well. TWRP 2.3 promises no less. The official change log includes:

Rebased onto AOSP Jelly Bean source code
Rewrote backup, restore, wipe, and mount code in C++ classes for easier maintenance going forward
NOTE: backups from prior versions of TWRP are still compatible with 2.3
ADB sideload functionality from AOSP is included in 2.3, see this link for more info
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ASUS Unlocker Tool Broken, ASUS Claims RMA is the Answer

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Here we go again. Lately, on the bootloader front, it seems companies are waffling in their stances. You have Samsung devices with locked bootloaders and Motorola unlocking bootloaders. One OEM that has been usually compliant with the demands of their customers is ASUS. We’ve brought you news on their frequently released unlocker tools before. As it turns out, one of them isn’t working.

ASUS Transformer Prime owners have been having trouble with their version of the unlocker tool for a couple of months now. It began as a few people having issues and has since ballooned into a sizable problem. The cause of the issue is unknown, but the long and short of it is that the bootloader unlocker tool for the P. . . READ ON »

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Team Win Recovery Project Updated to 2.2

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Just about three months ago, we brought you news that the Team Win Recovery Project had received a massive update to version 2.1. April’s release largely heralded the start of a new age in recoveries—where one would no longer have to deal with cumbersome menus, instead interacting with a very user-friendly GUI.

It wasn’t simply about the GUI either. In addition to bringing an unrivaled level of UI polish, TWRP 2.1 offered users many advanced features such as update.zip queuing, a basic file manager, and dual storage support for Nandroid backups. Additionally, TWRP added support for the open source scripting engine OpenRecoveryScript, which works in conjunction with the pr. . . READ ON »

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Debugfs Auto Root Brings Latest One-Click Method to Transformer Prime, Original Transformer, and TF300T

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Many devices in the Android world have the capacity to share software. As anyone who frequently visits the Sony Xperia line up sub forums can tell you, a single modification for a device can often be used on a myriad of devices. Sometimes, it’s a simple performance mod or a theme, but other times it’s something important—like a root method. We recently brought you news of a method to root the Transformer TF300T without downgrading, and it turns out that this method can also be used for the Asus Transformer Prime.

The tool, called Debugfs Automated Root, was developed by XDA Senior Member sparkym3, who is no stranger to rooting the Transformer Prime. This particularly tools pulls from a vari. . . READ ON »

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Ultimate Downgrade Guide for Asus Transformer and Transformer Prime

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Over the last few months, downgrading firmware has seemingly been all the rage. Not because the newest firmwares aren’t great, and not because there’s anything wrong with them—it’s because downgrading is often the last recourse left in device rooting troublesome devices. There are other reasons as well, but no matter what the reasoning is, users of the Asus Transformer can now downgrade as they choose, whether they’re rooted or not.

XDA Forum Member wolf849 has written up a few useful methods for downgrading your Transformer to the firmware you want. There are three methods altogether, the first for rooted users only, the other two for unrooted users only. Let the downg. . . READ ON »

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Asus Transformer Prime Gets a Tear Down Along With WiFi and GPS Fixes

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For most users, tearing down a device is only something one needs to do when replacing the digitizer like on the MyTouch 4g or removing and cleaning parts in the event of washing machine accidents. However, there are a variety of other reasons to tear a device down and see what’s going on in there. One instance in particular is fixing that annoying GPS issue with the Asus Transformer Prime.

XDA Senior Member buxtahuda has posted not one, but several tear down videos and methods compiled from a number of other users for the Transformer Prime. The aim of these videos is not only to give users unrestricted access to the innards of their expensive tablet, but also methods to help users fix a number of issues.

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Transformer Prime Receives No Guesswork Overclocking

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We all knew that with the unlocking of the bootloader, would come a boost in development for the Asus Transformer Prime. Not only are there new mods being released every day, but there’s some apps and mods that are helping out our more novice community members.

XDA Forum Member DrWowe brings us an application that overclocks the tablet with nothing more than a click of a button. No tricky user interface to learn, and no guess work. The application, named EZOverClock, does as its name suggests and allows users to change their clock speed using the Asus status bar using pre-configured settings. This is done to allow anyone to overclock.

In the words of the developer:

Once this application is installed, you ca

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ASUS Transformer Prime OTA Update Improves GPS Performance

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The ASUS Transformer Prime, one of the more popular Android tablets, has had its fair share of issues, but also some excellent support by ASUS. GPS performance is something that was supposedly improved in an earlier update, but apparently it didn’t solve the issue completely, and it remains to be seen whether any drivers can overcome the inherent design flaws posed by the metal unibody.

However, according to reports in our forums, GPS performance has indeed gotten better with the newest OTA update that started rolling out yesterday. It ups your build version to 9.4.2.11 (actually, people are receiving an even newer 9.4.2.11.1 build now), and the GPS driver version to 6.9.13.

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