Transformer Prime GPS Dongle Demoed on Video, Locks onto 16 Satellites in Just Seconds

One of the most reported complaints about the ASUS Transformer Prime is the trouble it has locking on to a GPS signal. Now, whether or not that is even a valid complaint for a tablet can be argued until blue in the face. I personally think using a tablet for a GPS unit is a silly thought and would never think to Velcro my Prime to my cars window or strap it to my bike’s handlebars. But who am I to judge? And apparently ASUS doesn’t want to judge either because they want to keep their positive customer service in tact and have offered Prime owners a solution – a free GPS dongle.

All a Prime owner needs to do is simply register their tablet and in a few weeks will receive this tablet add-on in the mail. Speaking of receiving a dongle in the mail, our pals at Engadget already got their dongle and put together a little video showing how it can drastically improve GPS reception. The Prime managed to lock on to 16 satellites in only a matter of seconds and should prove to be more than enough signal for anyone. It may not be the prettiest of solutions, but hey, at least it free. Jump past the break to check it out in action.

source: Engadget

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  • Lox_knc

    There are much more applications to GPS than car or bike GPS navigation, do you know that ?!?

    • Krummlyone

      Just order your dongle and dude. Don’t be pissed cause she was trying to be funny

  • Lox_knc

    And it is not a “free Wifi dongle” but “a free GPS dongle”

    • http://www.talkandroid.com/ Stacy Bruce

      Long day, thanks.