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ASUS says bootloader unlock tool is coming, Ice Cream Sandwich update starts next week, GPS is hard, y'all

ASUS says bootloader unlock tool is coming, Ice Cream Sandwich update starts next week, GPS is hard, y'all

Phil Nickinson 66

ASUS this morning teased some news regarding the locked and encrypted bootloader on its quad-core Transformer Prime tablet -- and it's good news. A bootloader unlock tool indeed is on the way. As to why the bootloader's encrypted in the first place, ASUS says it was done for DRM -- digital rights management -- purposes. The reason we chose to lock it is due to content providers'...