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post #301 of 501
Got my 3rd prime yesterday.
No problems with dead pixels but noticed today that it suffers from the same bad screen burn that my first unit did...Im seriously considering giving up at this point. I just don't seem to be able to get one without any problems frown.gif
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Yeah, you might want to just give up. Haha. I guess I got pretty lucky with mine, though it does have a small bit of light bleed in the lower right hand corner. I guess if you're a perfectionist, this might not be the product for you. Though, I guess some electronics are just never perfect.

I'm really thinking about selling the gf's tf101 for an ipad. Only because she already has an iphone and doesn't use Android to it's full potential; I think she fits in with the Apple demographic better. I'm just getting started with my Prime. Put the Virtuous Prime rom on a couple of nights ago, and have started messing with other stuff. Been reading some horror stories on xda about people bricking their Primes though, so I'm trying to be very cautious so as to not make the same mistakes as others. I'd really hate to end up with a $500 paper-weight. Especially if Asus didn't honor the warranty as they say they won't once the bootloader is unlocked...
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I just find it annoying that there are very few threads about screen burn with so many people saying they don't have it...so why must I suffer it with my tablets when others are fine. It literally takes about 20 seconds of it being in landscape mode for the black bar at the bottom to be retained by the screen, then when you rotate to portrait its still there on the side, albeit slightly faded.
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Yeah, I haven't really read complaints about that problem. Sorry to hear about your bad luck. frown.gif At least the fact that you work where they sell them makes RMAing or returning it easier, right? I'm a little annoyed that the gf's tf101 died already...
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Yeah I should be able to get it refunded. Im gonna wait to see how the Infinity or the 300 is and see if they improve their production quality by then.
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Hopefully they do. If not, I'm sure there will be plenty of other options by then as well.
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Originally Posted by Reloaded83 View Post

Yeah, you might want to just give up. Haha. I guess I got pretty lucky with mine, though it does have a small bit of light bleed in the lower right hand corner. I guess if you're a perfectionist, this might not be the product for you. Though, I guess some electronics are just never perfect.
I'm really thinking about selling the gf's tf101 for an ipad. Only because she already has an iphone and doesn't use Android to it's full potential; I think she fits in with the Apple demographic better. I'm just getting started with my Prime. Put the Virtuous Prime rom on a couple of nights ago, and have started messing with other stuff. Been reading some horror stories on xda about people bricking their Primes though, so I'm trying to be very cautious so as to not make the same mistakes as others. I'd really hate to end up with a $500 paper-weight. Especially if Asus didn't honor the warranty as they say they won't once the bootloader is unlocked...

I have an Ipad 2 and the TF101. I let my wife use the Ipad as personally I find it incredibly obtuse to use. The fact that everything has to be funnelled through Itunes (books for example) drives me crazy. Want to play a video on your Ipad? Has to be converted and then migrated via itunes.

Heck even the Kobo Vox I bought for my kid is easier to use....

Haven't had a single issue with my Transformer (other than the first one I bought locked out the keyboard and I had to return it for a new one). ICS sped things up and caused no issues.

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Yeah, I have a feeling I would find the iPad to be very annoying to use, but I'd imagine it's more like something she would enjoy, especially since she loves itunes. Her tf101 no longer works unless it's plugged into the wall. Waiting to hear back from Asus about it, but I'd assume it's going to need to be RMA'd. frown.gif

Yeah, ICS did help out the tf101 a good amount. Much smoother over-all. I guess we'll see. Maybe once her Transformer is working right and she gets more time with it, she'll get used to it and just make do. The movie thing does sound annoying though as she puts tv shows on her Transformer daily to watch on her breaks, and I'm sure this is much easier than having to convert them and such. ATM she just copies them right over and she's done. I also really dislike that the ipad doesn't use any external storage, but again, she doesn't use the 16GB internal/32GB external as it is.
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okay guys i installed ICS on my transformer and it runs fine.
but then i lock the screen and leave it for a while. when i come back, it doesn't turn on, so i have to hold the lock button for a few seconds.
when it does turn on, it is either dead battery or still has the same battery level i left it at. ???? is android 4.0 faulty? or is it my transformer? it ran perfectly fine at honeycomb 3.2...
i had to factory reset and so far its working fine. ill have to wait to see if it turns off.
also when i unplug my charger it says Google+ stops working.
only when i unplug the charger.
if i leave the charger in and charge while its locked and im not using, i unlock it and it works.
please dont tell me my asus transformer is faulty :[
i had it since june of last year.

and i turn off auto-rotate but it still rotates screen???? why android 4.0 WHY!!

i want an software update asus. i am sad.

edit: im all stock 4.0 not rooted or anything
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I believe I read that next week Asus is releasing an update to fix some problems with the ICS update on the tf101. Also, I had read of people having charging problems with the ICS update as well. My gf's no longer works unless plugged in to the charger, but I don't really think it has to do with ICS as it did it a couple of times before the update. Now, it just doens't work at all. Probably an RMA in our future frown.gif

Might want to look at the xda forums and scan through some threads there; may be able to find some stuff about the tf101 not charging.
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