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root and rom it. im on android revolution hd 3.0.1 (ics) and the last time i plugged it in to charge was saturday and its at 55% atm. i use it every day to play games, netflix and browse the web
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Some did experience horrible battery life and stability issues as soon as they updated to ICS. ASUS has pushed out another update not to long ago to specifically address these issues. However, you may want to root your device and install a custom ROM, which in many ways is much more efficient than stock firmware.
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Originally Posted by Engin View Post

is there a list that contains usefull apps for this tablet?
if not, what do you suggest?
i am a newbie to this tablet, just got it yesterday ^^
thanks
Remote System Monitor
Its simply great. I don't need to explain anything - all I need to do is show you a screenshot:
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The best part is its free and will most likely work on your device - it'll work on my Transformer with 4.0.3 and my LG Optimus One.

(Yes, I know my temps are high - they always have been for some reason).
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Some did experience horrible battery life and stability issues as soon as they updated to ICS. ASUS has pushed out another update not to long ago to specifically address these issues. However, you may want to root your device and install a custom ROM, which in many ways is much more efficient than stock firmware.

Thanks, just checked that now and im installing the firmware update...

As for rooting/romming do you have a good article to explain the benefits and etc of doing so and that? What it entails, possible downsides and such? I'm kinda unfamiliar to a lot of Android stuff to be perfectly honest >.<<br />
And i feel really embarassed to admit that
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KenjiS: Start reading... http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1105

Mainly, rooting gives you more control over your tablet. I rooted my Prime so that I could load a few apps that can't be loaded unless you're rooted. I then flashed a different rom so that I could get some better performance out of it as well as overclocking it from 1.4 to 1.6 ghz.

I knew nothing about Android previous to getting my Prime in January, and of course am still learning, but have picked up quite a bit of useful info from that forum I linked above. Check the stickies, and the Q & A section; should be plenty of threads with info about what you're asking. thumb.gif
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KenjiS: Start reading... http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1105
Mainly, rooting gives you more control over your tablet. I rooted my Prime so that I could load a few apps that can't be loaded unless you're rooted. I then flashed a different rom so that I could get some better performance out of it as well as overclocking it from 1.4 to 1.6 ghz.
I knew nothing about Android previous to getting my Prime in January, and of course am still learning, but have picked up quite a bit of useful info from that forum I linked above. Check the stickies, and the Q & A section; should be plenty of threads with info about what you're asking. thumb.gif

Thanks mate, That looks quite helpful smile.gif

Currently im just playing around with it now that i updated the firmware to see if it fixed my issues, Its nice to know i wasnt alone in having issues and that at least

I'll investigate rooting after...

Currently playing around with the Steam App, its a nice little app on Android, glad to see they gave us love with it smile.gif
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A question in case anyone knows. I'm selling my Transformer. When I got the first one it had a build defect (screen stopped working touch wise after a couple of days). I got a new one and reset it via my google email account.

I assume if I do a factory reset, the Asus cloud storage will not kick in unless someone were to have my email info? When I reloaded the second transformer it restored everything from my old one (a great feature but not so great if I am selling). I assume the storage feature is specific only to my email address?
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A question in case anyone knows. I'm selling my Transformer. When I got the first one it had a build defect (screen stopped working touch wise after a couple of days). I got a new one and reset it via my google email account.
I assume if I do a factory reset, the Asus cloud storage will not kick in unless someone were to have my email info? When I reloaded the second transformer it restored everything from my old one (a great feature but not so great if I am selling). I assume the storage feature is specific only to my email address?

Asus Cloud storage is just like Drop Box, you have login credentials to access it. It's not linked to the device it self.

Assuming that is what you mean, right?
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Seems the battery drain might be fixed, but i did just have to reset it to get it to come back on again (Refused to wake from sleep) frown.gif
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Seems the battery drain might be fixed, but i did just have to reset it to get it to come back on again (Refused to wake from sleep) frown.gif

I came back to this thread to see if others had this same problem. Others are touting it as the "Sleep of Death." I looked around, it's fairly common, even with the newest firmware pushed out a few days ago by Asus. A workaround is apparently enabling airplane mode anytime you intend to put down your tab and let it sleep--I've been doing this and haven't gotten any SOD.

Gotta be honest, this is a huge pain, and negates nearly all of the things that ICS has improved. I'd gladly roll-back to honeycomb if it was worth the time right now. But I guess for the time-being I'll just try to remember to enable airplane mode.

Anyone else getting the SOD and knows of a fix? I've looked around at XDA and other android forums, and no one seems to know what's going on, and Asus hasn't addressed this yet.
    
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