Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | ... | 46
93 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 507679 17-Aug-2011 08:18 Send private message

Let us know how you get on, I'm sorta tempted to root mine :)

6977 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 487

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 507685 17-Aug-2011 08:42 Send private message

From that page...

NOTE: Unfortunately, this script won't work with the latest revision of TF101 (B70)

Yep I have the B70.

I'd just have to do it a different way

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=16356361&postcount=50
http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=14813252&postcount=52

I'm not going to do it quite yet, I want to get used to the thing first. The only reason I can think of to root it is for ad blocking, I can live with ads for now. Maybe chrome on android has an adblock extension... i'll see.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

CM

126 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 507721 17-Aug-2011 09:47 Send private message

Gemini:
vinnieg:
Gemini: 
 so how did the sleeve shopping go?
 Id like to pick one up this weekend. there is a targus zamba; case logic vls110  or an stm xs glove on the net


I have an Everki 10.1" commute, designed for my old netbook, fits the width of the tablet nicely, also takes the charger and eventually the keyboard.  however if you don't want to carry the charger/keyboard round, it might not be that good

http://www.ascent.co.nz/productspecification.aspx?ItemID=392899

 


I like the idea of a handle but can I ask why you think it wont be so good if you're not carrying charger/keyboard round? 


Hey all, I've also joined the Asus Transformer society.....got it a couple of days ago and have had a lot of fun mucking about so far. Got the 16Gb version and the keyboard/dock. Now I'm on the lookout for a sleeve/case too. Gotta decide what I want first (as noted above, do I want to carry around keyboard and charger as well?). I do like the idea of something small and snug, but then I also like the idea of having the keyboard and charger at all times too..... Argh!

6977 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 487

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 507726 17-Aug-2011 09:52 Send private message

The pad battery seems to last ages, so the charger shouldn't be necessary, especially with the extra battery in the keyboard.

I got a Case Logic case from JB Hifi, it fits the tab well, and might fit a keyboard. It has a small pouch for accessories. There are netbook cases that might be a better fit if you want to carry the keyboard around too.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

93 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 507729 17-Aug-2011 09:55 Send private message

I've got one of those case logic ones too (at least it sounds the same). It fits the keyboard and tab together really nicely and I can also fit in the charger for times when I think I might need it (which is very rarely if I remember to charge it up the night before).

CM

126 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 507735 17-Aug-2011 10:06 Send private message

Yeah good point about the charger. If I'm going away for a while the charger can just go in the rest of the luggage. I guess the main point is to get the tablet (and maybe the keyboard) from place to place on a daily basis.
Might go to JB and have a look then. They also generally have the TF on display I think, so hopefully I can try some cases on the display model for size. I'm looking on the website at the cases but they only seem to have the larger Case Logic one's there.
e.g. http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/computers/accessories/caselogic/14-inch-laptop-sleeve-sku-24601/
EDIT: Is it this one?
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/computers/accessories/caselogic/laptop-bag-sku-24605/

6977 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 487

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 507742 17-Aug-2011 10:14 Send private message

They have three or four cases on show in Wellington, and an eee pad on display.

That case you linked to is the one I have.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

93 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 507768 17-Aug-2011 10:39 Send private message

CM: EDIT: Is it this one?
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/computers/accessories/caselogic/laptop-bag-sku-24605/


Yip thats the one I've got. Fits very nicely.

BTW, Amazon has some really nice ones but trouble is finding someone who will ship them here :( 

6977 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 487

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 507772 17-Aug-2011 10:44 Send private message

You can get the cases that are designed to stay on all the time, but I like the one I have. It protects it during transport, and leaves it lighter and uncovered during use.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

875 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 53


  Reply # 507788 17-Aug-2011 11:02 Send private message


6977 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 487

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 507794 17-Aug-2011 11:09 Send private message

Dammit I paid $730 yesterday! But mine isn't parallel imported so I get better support if anything goes wrong.

The first in deal says delivery from 30th August. It includes a USB cable that mine didn't include too.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

CM

126 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 507804 17-Aug-2011 11:18 Send private message

justjay:
CM: EDIT: Is it this one?
http://www.jbhifi.co.nz/computers/accessories/caselogic/laptop-bag-sku-24605/


Yip thats the one I've got. Fits very nicely.

BTW, Amazon has some really nice ones but trouble is finding someone who will ship them here :( 


This one seems pretty cool, and is way cheaper for some reason (less than $20 without postage):
http://everki.com/index.php?/Laptop-Sleeves/Commute-10.2-Netbook-Sleeve-w/Memory-Foam.html
http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=830566

1152 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 65


  Reply # 507813 17-Aug-2011 11:37 Send private message

langers1972: $599 on Firstin again http://www.firstin.co.nz/products/asus-eee-transformer-android-tablet-5826/



If it sounds to good to be true, look for an internet review...

http://www.talkreviews.co.nz/firstin.co.nz 

http://www.whiteandblack.co.nz/2010/06/firstin-co-nz-proce-rip-off-again/

Having said that I there are probably people who are happy with the site. I myself am always suspect when it comes to internet sites that offer cheap deals for a limited time. 

CrackedbyCracku 




Didn't anybody tell you I was a hacker?

6977 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 487

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 507828 17-Aug-2011 12:03 Send private message

They only cost US$400/NZ$480 in the US, so it's not unreasonable that it could be $600 here. They probably haven't paid GST though.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

494 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 507846 17-Aug-2011 12:22 Send private message

I purchased Transformer through Firstin and so far it seems to be OK. But having thought about it I would not use them again. They are now joined with Grab one but no idea if that makes them better or not.
My complaint is that the prices are not that cheap. I paid $599 plus $6 for shipping.
I checked PB Tech and while they are $779 but if you want a keyboard which I did and had to buy from PBTECH at $200 I could have purchased both items from PB for $779 which prices the Tablet at $579 and you can pick it up instantly




Nexus 5 Phone
Nexus 7 2013 Tablet
Samsung Galaxy SIV rooted
Samsung P1000 7" Tablet
Samsung 8.9" Tablet
Asus Nexus Tablet 7.0

ASUS eee Transformer with dock
Speedtest


1 | ... | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | ... | 46
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by mattwnz on 20-Oct-2014 15:16 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Why would Suresignal calls be worse quality than non-Suresignal calls from the same location?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by gzt on 20-Oct-2014 15:08 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 20-Oct-2014 21:03 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Picture resizing on the forum
Created by Jase2985, last reply by freitasm on 18-Oct-2014 13:32 (13 replies)

Internet question...
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Oct-2014 22:59 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Just bought a TiVo online. No wireless adaptor. Will a standard one work? Or do I need the TiVo one ?
Created by Limerick, last reply by graemeh on 20-Oct-2014 16:03 (11 replies)

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by alexx on 20-Oct-2014 13:34 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Why do people keep thinking National are doing a great job?
Created by sxz, last reply by BurningBeard on 20-Oct-2014 11:06 (155 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.