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Persnlmgr said:
Hey kids!!

Many of you may know me from XDA, before I was banned for life for telling them they were morons!!

One thing I missed on XDA was a place to have a general, open discussion about ANYTHING related to this wonderful epad. There, you had to be on-topic and in the proper thread, or some asshole named Jerdog would bark at you and make you feel bad...and then excommunicate you!

So let's let the open forum begin...

First topic; For those of you having the charging issue, it IS the charging block that came with your TF. ASUS admitted that, finally, Saturday. They say to contact them and they'll send you a new one, BUT...

Getting through to them is a nightmare.

Office Depot sells ASUS TFs and accessories cheaper than ASUS does, and for $29.99 you can get the legit charging block, and it's $20 less than ASUS sells it for. It's even in the ASUS packaging. For $30 bucks I stopped wasting my valuable time and bit the bullet.

Okay...what else ya wanna talk about?

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Neil, sorry about all the drama you endured on the other forum. I honestly don't think the OP and IronFist mod understood you point of view, but that is their loss. Glad to see you and the other "oldie" Mynions here. Not meaning in age but tenure. LOL. Bought a TF 3 weeks ago and like it so much better than my other play toy - Nook color. Lucked out on HP Touchpad and bought 4 32 GB ones on fire sale. Will be Christmas presents for my 4 oldest grandkids. Can't believe they were only $149 each. But I'm personally sticking with my TF powered with internet by my 3D.
 

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Hey, Downtown!! Yeah, the support from the Mynions has been amazing. My getting booted just sped things up, though. Derek was already looking into moving the thread here until WarmDroid.Com is ready and my getting booted was a good catalyst. Glad I could help...:androidwink:

Between the OG4G and the Transformer, I feel like I have the perfect combo of toys. I tether the TF to the Evo on 4G all the time and get amazing speeds of 5-6MB. About the same as on my home WiFi.

What ROM are you running on your TF? I was running Prime 1.7, which I liked and then I found Revolver 2.1. Waaaaaay smoother and sleeker, especially with the Clemsyn kernel OCd to 1504. It updated today to 2.1.3 and the new Clemsyn 9 kernel hit and it's actually faster! Liking it a lot.

Which is ironic, because Gnufabio, (the guy who wrote the ROM) is primarily responsible for me getting booted off XDA. Asswipe. But Revolver has this built in app, Revolver Parts, that automatically updates the ROM and add-ons, so I don't have to deal with the pr#@k at all. And Roach (the guy who wrote Prime) and I were chatting on Freenode today and he's updating Prime to 1.8 this week, so I'll probably switch back when it's done. Lowetax is keeping me aware of what's going on, too. He and Derek both went to bat in my defense at XDA!! Unfortunately Jerdog is a bigger ass than Gnufabio...

So, keep checking in. I now have a relationship with a regional sales rep for ASUS, who's been sending me inside info on upcoming stuff, codes, apps, etc., and I'll be posting it here. And, as you know, I'm intense about my research so I'm keeping on top of everything Transformer. I have an ASUS laptop, too, which is an amazing piece of equipment as well (G73SW), so when I met the guy at Best Buy, he was a little amazed at my knowledge of ASUS. I've used their motherboards in the desktops I've built for years...

Let's keep the conversation going. I really like this site, a lot, and Myn says the site-runners are about as opposite from the XDA clowns as can be, especially in that they encourage this type of general thread.

And that is, as my Avatar would say, Excellent!!!

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Neil, on my TF I was on Roach's Prime 1.7 but like you decided to try the Revolver and find it to be faster and smoother. Again, like you said, having the Revolver Parts to do updates, etc. is a huge plus. Unfortunately, the Revolver thread is NOT user friendly. I even PM'd Gnufabio once after searching the entire thread and found no answer and got a very snotty, condescending reply from him. That thread is not at all like the Mynion community. It seems like they believe in knowledge is power and I'm not sharing any with you or anybody else. Just my humble opinion. Glad to hear you have built great rapport and relationship with the Asus rep. Will definitely serve to help us all out. I tried a Xoom and then a Samsung Tablet but didn't feel impressed with either one so I'm truly glad I stumbled upon the TF and bought it. Also glad I bought the docking station/keyboard. Great for extended battery life. Tethering off either my EVO 4G or EVO3D is great. Not the best speeds on the Sprint network here...yet. But I can't complain about Sprint's pricing. Just wish they would have invested more money in upgrading their network and not on buying out MOTO.
 

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theELEETEone said:
Just picked up my transformer today...( in fact about 15 minutes ago ) just ordered the dock from Amazon for 125 plus 6 to ship.... :) im a happy lil kid right now
All I can say is you are absolutely going to love it and you definitely didn't go wrong with ordering the dock. Now we just need to get more apps designed for our tablet and not "stretching" those designed for 4" smart phones. I'm patient so I know it will happen.
 

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ndwatkins said:
Hey all :) My husband and I are thinking about picking up 2 of these next week or so. Love this community, and love Android. Have been goofing around on my Droid X pretty much since I bought it, and am kind of a flashaholic. I think I'll have a lot of research to do for the TF - not even sure where to start yet! :) I'd like to avoid XDA as much as possible :p I don't mind going there for links, but ugh, that community.

Anyway, just introducing myself and saying hey :) Everyone seems pretty happy with their purchase and from what I can tell the modding options are good, but I've only just begun to do some reading. Hope to see you all around!

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Welcome nd. I tried the Xoom and Samsung Tablet and for the price neither can hold a candle to the ASUS TF. This tablet is a beast. I opted to purchase the keyboard as I needed extended battery time based on some remote work I do. I tether it to either my EVO 4G or EVO 3D and can work from anywhere. The only slight drawback, and it is a minor one, is that at this time their is not an overwhelming amount of apps written specifically for tablets. I see more and more new ones daily so I know it is only a matter of time until the selection is satisfactory. My granddaughter has an IPAD and of course there are currently more apps for it. However, she always checks out my TF and gets upset when the TF can play flash on web sites and her IPAD can't. LOL
 

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Neil, I'm now running the same ROM and kernel as you and you are 100% right. This beast is not only fast but smooth as butter. Thanks for the heads up on the script and kernel.
 

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I hope to be a tf owner soon. Until then I have good friends here and....good friends in the "real" world that have the tf. I did a lot of research on tablets and recommended the tf to several people, now they turn to me with questions. Yes. I'm a gluten for punishment :p

I have a question. What video conferencing program are you using? My friend uses GoToMeetings for work and he is having problems. First it was the microphone (a reboot fixed that), now he tells me the video doesn't work. Is video conferencing working for most of you with most programs and not just Google products?

Neil, I know you've used it (gtm). No problem right?

Also, I will be reallllly happy to find out when the tf gets Skype.

OK. As soon as I get a job, I'm getting the tf. Until then, if you'll have me, I'd like to hang around :)

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Tami, welcome to RootzWiki and the TF forum. I use GTM and initially had issues staying connected on my TF. Uninstalled, reinstalled and now works great on both 3G and WiFi. Have also tried Adobe Connect but much prefer GTM. Love my TF and rarely fire up my lappy now. TF tethered to my EVO 3D and I'm a happy camper.
 

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Persnlmgr said:
I've been running Revolver 2.6 for a few days...very impressive. I added the "X Theme", too, which is really nice.

I like the updated Revolver Parts, too. Slick app.

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Neil, you still running X theme? I sure wish we had a few more themers for the ASUS. Oh well, it is what it is.
 

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So got a notice Rev 3.1 was in (from Revolver Parts) but when I d/l'd and installed it, it was Rev 3.2!! I don't think Fabio is very good with English.

Also, it wiped out the X Theme, so I had to reinstall that, too.

Again, I can't say enough about HACKER'S KEYBOARD (free in the market)...it's awesome!!

And another little tip: I've found that if you check the box in Rev Parts and let the ROM Zip-align on every boot, it runs waaaaaaay faster.

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Nice tip Neil. With the check in the box it does run much faster but the boot up takes a tad longer.
 

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Neil. Using zip align is a good trade off. I'm willing to give it a few seconds longer to boot for the faster running. Hope all is going well on the "other"coast. Saw on the EVO 3D thread where you spoke to "The Man" today. Glad to hear you got your issues resolved and that the CEO was amenable to your inputs. Guess thats another good reason to stick with Sprint for a while longer. Have a good one.
 

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Persnlmgr said:
Unbelievably painful...every breath, move, sneeze, laugh...OUCH.

But thanks for asking.

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Sounds like the ladder won the battle. LOL. Get better soon. We need you back in your usual rare form.
 

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Good afternoon all.

Persnlmgr - Gnufabio just released New Revolver 3.5.1 update as OTA and new Revolver parts 2.9.4 available at Android Market. I love it when you can just OTA updates and not have to D/L. At least for now you only have to D/L new FULL ROMS from Gnufabio. Gotta head out. Have a good evening all.
 

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jac6695 said:
Here is Blades thread on XDA: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1226717

I am running his Kernel now (and did when the ROM was 3.2.x) and it is nice. My only issue is it doesn't recognize NTFS drives. I tried the patch that didn't work.
+1 on it not recognizing NTFS. Patch also was a "fail" for me. However, Blades Kernel is definitely a "keeper". Just my 2 cents worth.
 
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Persnlmgr, Revolver 3.6 is out. You can download via Revolver Parts (if you are updated to Rev. 3) or you can download full ROM from http://www.multiupload.com/X8699XDWIL Themes aren't currently compatible with this update and you have to wait as they will be re-adapted to fit Revolver 3.6.
 

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Persnlmgr said:
Good to know....

Popped your "thanks" cherry!

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ALSO, is there a Prime 2.0.2 out there? Andrew's got themes for it listed in his FTP site, but in the Prime FTP site the latest one is Prime 2.0.1_Zion... Anyone know?

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Persnlmgr. Prime 2.0.2 and 2.0.3 are both out. Here is a link for you to D/L: http://dev-host.org/aru95lldr78s/Prime_v2.0.3_patch.zip

v2.0.3 - Patch Change Log
Cumulative update that can be flashed on top of 2.0.x
Prime Tweaks added to Settings menu
Tiamat Quick Controls aka statusbar controls / "Zeus mod" - Massive shoutout to Team Tiamat especially Solarnz for his awesome work in building the toggles and the settings to control them.
 

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Can someone d/l and email, or link me here (not XDA), to 3.8.1?

I'd appreciate it greatly!!


For some reason my Revolver Parts always tells me there are no updates available... I have a feeling Fabio links RevParts to his XDA downloads, and so it won't work for me...
Uploading Revolver 3.8.1 full. Dev-host.org web site appears to be a little slow today so will post back linky when done. Dang says 12 minutes. Oh well, what you going to do. LOL
 

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I doubt anyone will see this (as this place has become a ghost town) but is anyone else having this problem:

In the newest version of Revolver Parts, under System, there's now a box for Browser Debugging. It clearly says it "may create problems" so I unchecked it. But it re-checks itself every time I leave Parts and go back in...

Anyone else? How do we correct this? Can someone who uses that other place please ask The Italian about this?

I'd appreciate it...

Neil, gnufabio was made aware of it and will take a look at it this weekend. Will try and keep you posted as to when it is fixed but will be on base later today and my building blocks out all outside wireless connectivity. Anyway, will post back soon as he repairs and I get that info.
 
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Neil, New Revolver Parts 3.2.3 is out, it contains the BrowserDebug fix. Yeah, I concur with you about that other forum. I thought that since Myn and crew started posting here that it would catch on and the "recalcitrants" would hopefully stay in that other forum, but alas I guess that was not to be. Even though I have an EVO 3D I still have and use my EVO OG. I use one primarily for my 2nd business purposes and the other one for personal use. I, like you, am keeping my eye on what is coming out over the next 6-12 months in smartphones and will most probably be making a switch at that time. Several of my friends at work have SGS II and they are quite impressive phones. I did get my interest peaked on the new Transformer Prime but my TF-101 does everything that I need it to. I think my Asus laptop misses me as it rarely gets booted up like it used to. LOL
 

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Got RP 3.2.3 to download, eventually, and all is good in my TF world. No more browser lagginess from the debug that wouldn't decamp!!

And funny, I caught my ASUS laptop drinking Tequila straight from the bottle last night. Poor guy, rarely even gets opened anymore...

Neil, glad you got RP 3.2.3 downloaded and all working properly. I pre-ordered a Transformer Prime as a combined birthday and Christmas gift for my daughter. She graduated from medical school and was using my TF101 off and on to study with, etc. but a couple of the apps she wanted to use were a bit buggy or laggy to be more precise on my TF101 so I'm hoping the more "powerful" Prime will suit her needs. For me the TF101 does everything I demand of it and then more. LOL

And to all readers of this thread - Happy Thanksgiving.
 
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