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Hands-on: Archos Smart Home review
Smarthome

Hands-on: Archos Smart Home review

By 30 January 2014

Archos is moving into remote home monitoring, offering a new range of products called Smart Home. Perhaps confusingly, Archos is referring to a range of devices as "Connected Objects", a category which Smart Home falls into, alongside wearables and standalone... >>

Archos smartwatches pictures and hands-on
Gadgets

Archos smartwatches pictures and hands-on

By 30 January 2014

Archos announced its plans to launch a range of smartwatches at CES 2014, as it looks to join the trend in wearable tech. There are three watch models in the line-up, hitting three different price points with the aim of offering an affordable companion... >>

Hands-on: Archos Gamepad 2 review
Gaming

Hands-on: Archos Gamepad 2 review

By 29 October 2013

Archos is back with a sequel to its largely failed Gamepad, and it's certainly been listening to all the complaints closely. The Gamepad 2 is improved on all levels with faster innards, better screen, upgraded buttons and sticks plus even a better personalised... >>

Archos 50 Platinum review
Phones 4 out of 5

Archos 50 Platinum review

By 12 August 2013

The Archos 50 Platinum is really a phone for those who need or want access to dual-SIM card functionality - a rare thing in the UK. Usually this would be business users, or those who travel a lot. Now that doesn't sound typical of Archos, the company... >>

Archos TV Connect pictures and hands-on
Home Cinema

Archos TV Connect pictures and hands-on

By 10 January 2013

Archos has announced the Archos TV Connect, an interesting solution to getting Android on your existing HD television. Pocket-lint tracked the new Android powered device at CES in Las Vegas to have a play. The concept is simple. You plug in the Archos... >>

Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on
Gaming

Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on

By 10 January 2013

Archos announced the GamePad way back in August 2012, but has now shown off a working model at CES in Las Vegas. Pocket-lint was on hand to have a play. Taking on the PS Vita and the Nintendo 3DS, the GamePad is reminiscent of the ill-fated Xperia Play,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Archos Video Player review (Android)
Apps

APP OF THE DAY: Archos Video Player review (Android)

By 31 December 2012

One of the attractive features of Android has always been flexibility. Flexibility, however, can lead to incompatibility: you may be able to add a memory card filled with content, but what use is that if you can't play it? With video appearing from many... >>

Archos 101 XS
Tablets 3.5 out of 5

Archos 101 XS

By 23 August 2012

Archos hasn't had the greatest success with its run of Android tablets. Having pushed out an Android device way back when, the French company found itself falling foul of the Google certification problem. Fast forward a few years and things are more positive.... >>

Hands-on: Archos 101 XS review
Tablets

Hands-on: Archos 101 XS review

By 22 August 2012

Archos has launched a new line of Android tablets and the first arrival is the Archos 101 XS. The 10.1-inch model will be joined by 8 and 9.7-inch models before the end of the year, but we've had plenty of playtime with the 101 XS to bring you our first... >>

Archos 101 G9
Tablets 3.5 out of 5

Archos 101 G9

By 17 November 2011

Archos were making "tablets" before the majority of manufacturers had even considered it. It had large screen devices before the birth of the iPad and before Android even existed. Of course they were called portable media players in those days, and it... >>