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  Reply # 511538 24-Aug-2011 23:38
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an you explain a little how you use it with a torrent. not quite sure what to do once you have the vpn software running




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  Reply # 511563 25-Aug-2011 07:25
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ronw: an you explain a little how you use it with a torrent. not quite sure what to do once you have the vpn software running


Depends on your vpn software. For Astrill the key was to run its client in OpenVPN mode (there is a button at the login screen), select a server with an * next to it, and then set up port forwarding. If you google Astrill uTorrent Setup you'll get an easy tutorial (simply put you click the port forwarding option in Astrill, it will asign a random port for you to use, then go into your torrent software and set it up to use that port.

Then the best thing to do is use that link I posted to check to see if its working as expected.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 511564 25-Aug-2011 07:28
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How about moving the VPN talk to this thread guys, keep this one about the Tranformer.




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  Reply # 511629 25-Aug-2011 09:19
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Grabone are doing a deal on them today..$629 with a sleeve and car charger

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  Reply # 511632 25-Aug-2011 09:23
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  Reply # 511636 25-Aug-2011 09:27
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Nice deal... I paid $770 last week for a transformer and case!




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  Reply # 511658 25-Aug-2011 09:59
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Wow that is a good deal. Hate it when that happens.

Has anyone seen the car charger sold separately anywhere in NZ?

Check this out:

"In the last year, we've seen at least four major attempts to take on Apple's iPad—the Motorola Xoom, the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the BlackBerry PlayBook, and HP's TouchPad. (There have been countless other tablets from smaller firms.) While every one of these has failed, most iPad rivals tend to be evasive when it comes to their terrible sales numbers....."

http://www.slate.com/id/2302203/

There you go, apparently we've all hitched our wagon to just another big fat loser (and who doesn't even make the top tier of losers).

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  Reply # 511659 25-Aug-2011 10:05
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I believe you can buy a Car charger for iPad and use it on Asus transformer

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  Reply # 511660 25-Aug-2011 10:06
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All those tablets are the same at the core, the only difference is the screen, a few misc parts, and assembly. My friends Acer A500 is practically the same, it just has USB ports on the tablet body.

The Transformer's at least pretty unique being a tablet with an optional keyboard. I'll get on some time, if I need to input any data, writing anything on a touch screen really sucks. Since I text a lot it makes me not want to get an Android phone unless a one with a decent keyboard comes out.




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  Reply # 511665 25-Aug-2011 10:13
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Ah ok cheers. So something like this.
http://www.acquire.co.nz/acquire/default.asp?PageID=ProductDetail&pf%5Fid=2170079&dept%5Fid=1700045

Yeah, I love the keyboard. It's a great stand for it as much as anything.

Sheesh, not long at all until we're left behind with the 'old' model.
http://androidmobile.co.nz/recent-news-list/item/734-transformer-2-quad-core-and-ice-cream-sandwich

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  Reply # 511667 25-Aug-2011 10:20
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Looks like Noel Leeming is getting these in too!

http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/browse.ep?cID=101395&filters=c10005+c3684&sorter=productName-asc

Might not be the cheapest but they do have Fly Buys and interest-free deals.

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  Reply # 511668 25-Aug-2011 10:21
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I don't really care if they come out with a quad core model. I've yet to find anything that slows the transformer down. I bet the extra cores are idle and turned off most of the time.




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  Reply # 511675 25-Aug-2011 10:32
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From what I understand android 3.2 doesnt make use of the second cpu/thread yet anyhow? Thats coming in 3.3/ICS?

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  Reply # 511704 25-Aug-2011 10:56
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That's the spirit timmmay!

$699 for 16Gb without keyboard is fine, I got mine for $689 last week and pricespy has the lowest price at $687. So not much difference.
I see NL also have the 32Gb with dock for $999. That's equal cheapest with Pb Tech according to pricespy.

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  Reply # 511708 25-Aug-2011 10:59
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Firstin were still selling at $599 earlier in week




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