From my understanding it seems that Asus has actually used USB 3.0 connectors on the charger and the cable
I find this method quite interesting rather then increasing the amperage over standard USB 2.0 like the Ipad (from .5 amp to 2 Amp)
On 2/15/2012 HTC added the Mytouch 3G Slide to the list of devices that can have their bootloarders unlocked from the manufacturer officially
Site to Unlock Bootloader
Recommended NOT to do if you have an HBoot ...
Here is a dropbox mirror, merged all the archives
MD5 for Archive:
You beat me to it lion, This is what I plan to try when mine comes in.
Try all formatting options, Fat,Fat16,Fat32,NTFS,XFS,EXT2 and anything else that is out there.
Power the drive externaly and force it by modifiying the cable.
Try a combinat...
Technically SDXC cards could work, all you need to do is format it to FAT32 and maybe some driver changes to the system, but i cannot verify that since no microsd cards exit yet