Subscription failed. If the GPS perfomance is highly dependent upon WiFi avalibility, then it should be listed as somehting other than pure GPS, phones generally state they have aGPS as they rely on Given that I am not aware of ANY other GPS device with this requirement the onus falls on Asus to notify a prospective user of this limitation. CoPilot, Navigon or Sygic.... http://emhsoft.net/asus-transformer/asus-eee-pad-transformer-prime-charger-not-working.php
ASUS has apparently noticed, and has actually removed GPS from the Prime's specifications page on their US website. Loading... Maybe I am the first one who was waiting for this tablet to finally come on the market and now, sadly, decided not to buy it because of GPS crap...but am I got tired of constantly being rebooted and crashing that I ended up returning the second one for an ipad2.
While it's nice to see ASUS making an effort to fix the problem with a free adapter, it would have been nice if they caught this before releasing the product worldwide. TF 201 w/dock (4.1.1) The Master Help Guide Caster's TF 100 Master Help Guide 04-11-2013,06:02 PM #4 christoi Ratchet Member # 55505 Join Date Mar 2013 Location Thessaloniki, Makedonia, Greece Tablet Both tablets are positioned inside a two-story house five feet away from an outside-facing wall with windows.
Turns out to be a good choice. you would need to install a Bluetooth GPS app to use it. David Ruddock 1. Thanks in advance. 0 4 years ago Reply anon453975 Use Gps test https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chartcross.gpstest or, as Jerry is using, gps status https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eclipsim.gpsstatus2&fe...
Almost certainly. It locks on and stays locked while I drive. Of course GPS is going to suck. Others say there must be a software glitch.
If you don't like it return it. Retrieved 1 December 2011. ^ Bohn, Dieter (1 December 2011). "Asus Transformer Prime release date official: Dec. 12 online, Dec 19 retail". ASUS is trying to cover their butts. If someone can explain to me where the signal is escaping to I'd love to hear it.
Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading... check my blog ItsDefective so why buy a tablet, you can everything on your phone, its just smaller... A Droid Life reader has already received a GPS Extension Kit, as the... In fact, the Prime suffers losses against the TF in just two minor ways: speakers (only one, and it's in a bad place), and the number of USB ports (one versus
Jan 9, 2012, 9:30am EST Asus Transformer Prime TF700T official with 1920 x 1200 res and new design to improve GPS Asus is today introducing the TF700T, a new variant of Sign in to make your opinion count. garylr Share Share this post on Digg Twitter Share on Facebook Reddit! this content Marketing yes, but Apple testing???
WiFi antenna in the original iPad - Image Courtesy of iFixit Apple obviously had to deal with this problem in the past. Retrieved 4 January 2012. GPS is a pretty integral part of Android, and it seems many users have started taking its presence (and functionality) for granted.
Normally, that's where I would just close the tab and move on, but I figured I'd finish what I started here.
Poor Wi-Fi performance (deal breaker) 3. requiring wi-fi for a faster lock it's fine, requiring wi-fi to work at all it's not fine, specially when it says in the box it has GPS, it's included in the Not like ASUS sold it saying that it was capable of or designed for such a use. Stop making excuses (Like "who uses their tablet for GPS?". ) and make it work!
You either need to know where you're going in advance and cache it offline, or you need data (probably via tethering). I had to choose between the samsung 10.1 and the prime and eventually choose the samsung simply for the brilliant screen that was rated better than the prime. Loading... http://emhsoft.net/asus-transformer/asus-transformer-prime-hdmi-not-working.php If you're looking for an offline GPS system, don't buy a Transformer Prime.
Sign in 5 Loading... Crapy news! Asus, should have tested it more eh? The marketing strategy on this was absolutely terrible and although i am a huge apple hater they should go learn from the likes of apple on how to market and test
And last point ... Seeing this made me have to take it for a spin, so I grabbed the wife and took a little drive. It is absolutely, objectively, 100% untrue that LCD displays are "windows" - they block a hell of a lot of signal. 2. Don't get me wrong I'll be keeping a close watch on this GPS issue over the next few days but I'd rather scoop my eyes out withy a hot spoon than
I've always wondered this. If David or others work for Asus or want to promote endless arguments for why a faulty product is OK, then let their words demonstrate their ignorance and ignore them. Up next ASUS Transformer Prime GPS Wifi Fix [Attempt] - Duration: 9:10. Any positive reports will likely be a placebo effect. 0 4 years ago Reply SoTacMatt I still don't truly care enough to root my Prime, especially to make it a giant
Bob I like the suggestion the GPS doesn't work because the signal can't escape. Asus pushed this device just to claim to be the first with quad core and now it seems every day a new issue pops up with this device. I use my phone & GPS unit for navigation, so offline mapping isn't a concern. Retrieved 11 January 2012. ^ a b Perenson, Melissa J. (3 December 2011). "Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime TF201 review".
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 Better GPS performance would obviously be preferable, but I doubt ASUS is losing sleep over this. How many devices with GPS do you really need? Graphics in some games appear awesome.
This is a side effect of the Prime's aluminum construction. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode 04-11-2013,04:49 PM #1 Doobster[OP] Soundwave Member