UpdatedThe Transformer Prime is no longer king of the Android crop, but it still packs a punch at the high end of the tablet market.
The Autobots are coming for Asus as Hasbro has begun legal proceedings against the tech company for "misappropriating" its intellectual property by naming the Asus Transformer Prime thusly.
Asus has finally opened the UK pre-order for the Tegra 3 toting Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet, with the slinky slate and keyboard dock combo setting you back £499.
January looks set to be the month of the Ice Cream Sandwich update and the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is just one of the bevy of devices that will be getting its Android 4.0 upgrade in the new year.
Drawing on the ancient art mastered by its Japanese neighbours, Asus has made a protective cover that looks similar to Apple's Smart Cover for iPad, only with all the style of an origami masterpiece
Nvidia is expecting strong growth in the next year, pointing to its new Tegra 3 platform as it insists that its strategy is coming into its own.