To buy or not to buy Asus Transformer Prime TF201? That’s the question… The main point that I plan to buy Asus Transformer Prime ~ NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. I want to try out Tegra 3 games. And plan to use it as notebook replacement since it has keyboard dock. It has micro HDMI output which I can use it to display PowerPoint slides with projector (need to buy micro HDMI to VGA adapter though). Has USB ports and SD carder just like notebook. It should be able to run all the notebook tasks, right? Let’s find out…
How to calibrate Asus Eee PC 1215B LCD Display?
Having a bad Asus Eee PC 1215B LCD display? The LCD colour looks weird when compare to desktop monitor? Well, it might not be Asus Eee PC 1215B LCD display hardware issue. I saw 2 Asus Eee PC 1215B units (mine and another one in computer shop) are having the same issue ~ LCD display is over contrast and under saturated. Download Asus Eee PC 1215B LCD ICC profile to solve it? Nope, you don’t have to download Asus Eee PC 1215B LCD ICC profile to fix LCD display issue. You can do it your own by just changing some settings in AMD VISION Engine Control Center.
The worst factory calibrated LCD ~ Asus Eee PC 1215B
I planned to get HP Pavilion dm1-4000 Entertainment Notebook PC after dump the idea to getting Asus Transformer Prime TF201 as notebook replacement. Called more than 10 phone calls to notebook shops and could not find HP Pavilion dm1-4000 demo unit in Penang (wish to hand on before buy). Even HP itself does not know where got demo unit. End up bought Asus Eee PC 1215B netbook with the same AMD Fusion APU E450 CPU and Radeon HD 6320 GPU. Asus Eee PC 1215B netbook can be found everywhere. Yeah…
Download XBMC ~ Best media player for HTPC, netbook
MPCSTAR is of the video players that I like. Using it on my desktop PC now. It has lot of codecs supports so no worry of playing all type of video formats. However, I discovered that MPCSTAR is slowed on Asus Eee PC 1215B netbook with AMD Fusion APU E450 CPU and Radeon HD 6320 GPU. It does not optimize to use Radeon HD GPU. And AMD Fusion APU E450 CPU does not have enough power to play Full HD 1080p video. Thanks to XBMC. I am able to play all 1080p videos like MP4, MKV formats on my Asus Eee PC 1215B netbook smoothly now.
Download XBMC 11.0 Eden for Windows, Linux, OSX & iOS
Yeah… My favourite free media player on my Asus Eee PC 1215B netbook ~ XBMC 11.0 Eden final version is here (ended release candidate testing). XBMC 11.0 Eden is available on Windows, Linux, OSX and iOS platforms. Besides, it has lot of new features like Addon Rollbacks, improvements in Confluence, speed increases via Dirty-region rendering, new JPEG decoder, better library, movie set scraping, additional protocol handling, better networking support, better handling of unencrypted BluRay content and structures, adjustable display refresh rate in OSX, AirPlay support, upgraded weather service…