[ background story ] I avoided buying the Prime since I've heard a lot of complaints about WiFi connectivity issues. However it seems like I still couldn't avoid another problem: charging issues. Twice, and I've had the Transformer for 3 weeks now. Sigh! My tablet seems to work fine and the usb cable as well (works when plugged into the PC). I did notice that the "head" of the usb cable looked a bit crooked when plugged in my tablet... and a bit flimsy? It wobbles around if pushed gently. Also, I tried pushing/spreading the the pin connectors inside the Adaptor and it worked once (yay). Unfortunately... the charger isn't working again. Spreading the pins didn't work this time. I now have my Adaptor in my freezer and I hope that'll fix it. TL;DR Charger isn't working. Looking for... Your experiences with this issue Fixing success stories How many new chargers have you bought within x period of time. Online or stores where you have gotten a new charger Alternative adaptor; not from Asus Thanks for reading! -- Update -- Freezing the adaptor worked. Geez... Wonder when my adaptor will break down again. If any of you are looking for charger alternatives or DIYs, http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1087321.