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Topic # 106645 28-Jul-2012 14:14 Send private message

Hey folks,

I just installed Jellybean on my Asus Transformer TF101 from here:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1779133

I can say that it is pretty damn awesome! I don't use the tablet for anything serious except reading my work manuals (all on PDF) so decided to leap into it.

It seams very stable (no crashes so far) and is very buttery alright. The browser seems vastly improved with speed and smoothness.

Cheers, Matt.




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  Reply # 663362 28-Jul-2012 17:30 Send private message

My TF101 is my wife's so I am reluctant to do anything that could break it otherwise I would be in like a champ. I already run JB on my Galaxy Nexus and really like it.




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  Reply # 663364 28-Jul-2012 17:51 Send private message

I know what you mean. My wifes Xperia Arc S is still on gingerbread and I am dying to ICS it... She won't let me touch it as it "does everything I need". They just don't get it! ;-)




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  Reply # 663367 28-Jul-2012 18:17 Send private message

I am going to wait for the ota for JB for my US Xoom and then when that is done, do her Transformer. So she can use mine if it turns to custard!




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  Reply # 663393 28-Jul-2012 19:23 Send private message

Defy has working JB, its good to have devs working on a 2 yr old phone :)

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  Reply # 663424 28-Jul-2012 21:03 Send private message

I would be interested to know how the video performance is, as the move from Honeycomb to ICS caused a decline in my TF101's video playing capability. I have had to drop my MP4 and MKV files to qHD to get smooth playback.
I understand the ROM you have loaded is a work in progress, but I'm sure it won't be any buggier than the first ASUS ICS OTA for the TF101 was.




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  Reply # 663442 28-Jul-2012 21:28 Send private message

What res are you trying to play? If you have a link to a couple of similar files I can give them a go if you like.




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  Reply # 663453 28-Jul-2012 22:38 Send private message

hairy1: What res are you trying to play? If you have a link to a couple of similar files I can give them a go if you like.


Sorry I don't have links to anything uploaded at the moment, but thank you for the offer.
I just use Handbrake to rip .TS files recorded from Freeview on the HTPC down to either MP4 or MKV files. 720p files that played comfortably under HC became stuttery under ICS. So I had to drop the res to qHD by using the 'iPhone 4' setting in Handbrake.
I use my TF for watching recorded TV when I am on the road so I might give one of the JB ROMs look once they mature a little more. ASUS have indicated JB for the TF101 but I imagine it will be after the 201 300 and 700, so I probably won't wait that long.

Edit: fixed typo




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  Reply # 663473 29-Jul-2012 00:17 Send private message

hairy1: I know what you mean. My wifes Xperia Arc S is still on gingerbread and I am dying to ICS it... She won't let me touch it as it "does everything I need". They just don't get it! ;-)


The Xperia Arc S has had ICS for months now but it wasn't delivered OTA, you have to connect phone to PC companion or Sony update service and it should update to at least 4.0.3 and maybe even 4.0.4 which is what I'm running

See http://talk.sonymobile.com/message/199360#199360




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  Reply # 663482 29-Jul-2012 03:47 Send private message

Dingbatt:
hairy1: What res are you trying to play? If you have a link to a couple of similar files I can give them a go if you like.


Sorry I don't have links to anything uploaded at the moment, but thank you for the offer.
I just use Handbrake to rip .TS files recorded from Freeview on the HTPC down to either MP4 or MKV files. 720p files that played comfortably under HC became stuttery under ICS. So I had to drop the res to qHD by using the 'iPhone 4' setting in Handbrake.
I use my TF for watching recorded TV when I am on the road so I might give one of the JB ROMs look once they mature a little more. ASUS have indicated JB for the TF101 but I imagine it will be after the 201 300 and 700, so I probably won't wait that long.

Edit: fixed typo


What are your handbrake settings? I have ts files here but normally just watch them on the laptop. Will rip something and let you know....




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  Reply # 663483 29-Jul-2012 03:50 Send private message

langers1972:
hairy1: I know what you mean. My wifes Xperia Arc S is still on gingerbread and I am dying to ICS it... She won't let me touch it as it "does everything I need". They just don't get it! ;-)


The Xperia Arc S has had ICS for months now but it wasn't delivered OTA, you have to connect phone to PC companion or Sony update service and it should update to at least 4.0.3 and maybe even 4.0.4 which is what I'm running

See http://talk.sonymobile.com/message/199360#199360


Yeah. Not a problem upgrading it. I am just too scared to touch it. I have been told not to touch it :-)




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  Reply # 663572 29-Jul-2012 12:53 Send private message

hairy1:
Dingbatt:
hairy1: What res are you trying to play? If you have a link to a couple of similar files I can give them a go if you like.


Sorry I don't have links to anything uploaded at the moment, but thank you for the offer.
I just use Handbrake to rip .TS files recorded from Freeview on the HTPC down to either MP4 or MKV files. 720p files that played comfortably under HC became stuttery under ICS. So I had to drop the res to qHD by using the 'iPhone 4' setting in Handbrake.
I use my TF for watching recorded TV when I am on the road so I might give one of the JB ROMs look once they mature a little more. ASUS have indicated JB for the TF101 but I imagine it will be after the 201 300 and 700, so I probably won't wait that long.

Edit: fixed typo


What are your handbrake settings? I have ts files here but normally just watch them on the laptop. Will rip something and let you know....


Thank you. I pretty much stuck with the defaults for the iPhone 4 rip. For the MKV files I made a custom profile where the over riding setting was a 1280x720 resolution. I am not near the i7 laptop I use for ripping so I can't be more exact on all the settings (high profile, etc). My main point, I guess, is that the move from HC to ICS broke something, and I am hoping the move to JB will fix it. I will dig out the settings when I get home and pm you to save dragging this thread OT.




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  Reply # 663686 29-Jul-2012 18:19 Send private message

Not to hijack the thread but I just got JB OTA to my US wifi Xoom. That's a nice update which didn't require me to do anything deliberate apart from a accepting it.

So far very nice.




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