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Archos Diamond 2 Note preview: Top specs for low price

Archos Diamond 2 Note preview: Top specs for low price

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Archos, often thought of for its lower end gadgets, has made a big impression at MWC 2016 with its new smartphone. The Archos Diamond 2 Note offers some serious specs while sticking to the Archos affordable pricing.The Diamond 2 Plus and Diamond 2 Note... >>

Hands-on: Archos Smart Home review

Hands-on: Archos Smart Home review

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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

Archos smartwatches pictures and hands-on

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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

Hands-on: Archos Gamepad 2 review

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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
4.0 stars

Archos 50 Platinum review

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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

Archos TV Connect pictures and hands-on

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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

Archos Gamepad pictures and hands-on

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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)

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

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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
3.5 stars

Archos 101 XS

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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

Hands-on: Archos 101 XS review

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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
3.5 stars

Archos 101 G9

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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... >>

Archos 101 and 80 G9 tablets hands-on

Archos 101 and 80 G9 tablets hands-on

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As Archos unveiled their latest products in the UK, we managed to get our hands on the new G9 tablets, which come in 10- and 8-inch screen sizes. They represent exceptional value for money, being the cheapest Honeycomb tablets we’ve seen so far. As... >>

Archos 70b eReader review
3.0 stars

Archos 70b eReader review

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The Archos 70b eReader cuts a line somewhere between an ebook reader and a tablet. Archos have released a number of Android devices in recent years and this latest addition offers up a 7-inch resistive display and a couple of features specifically with... >>

Archos 70b eReader hands-on

Archos 70b eReader hands-on

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The Archos 70b eReader appeared with very little fanfare. Whilst everyone is talking tablets, this 7-inch Android device appears with the eReader label, the second such device the company has made.It offers up a 7-inch 800 x 480 resistive display, encased... >>

Archos 101 Internet Tablet
4.0 stars

Archos 101 Internet Tablet

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Apple has done an excellent job of carving an “elitist” niche for itself in the portable audio and video player market, something that has been reaffirmed most recently with the success of the iPad. Since its products frequently come under criticism... >>

Archos 32 Internet Tablet
3.5 stars

Archos 32 Internet Tablet

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Archos has long been at the forefront of the PMP market and by updating its portables with wireless connectivity and most recently the Android OS, it attempts to fight off competition from rivals and high-end mobile phones. The Archos 32 could easily... >>

First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet

First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet

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This year's IFA tech show in Berlin was home to more tablets than your local chemist and, not to be outdone by the likes of Samsung and Toshiba, Archos stepped into the fray with the launch of five - yes, five - new Android-powered models. Due out by... >>

Archos 7 Home Tablet
3.0 stars

Archos 7 Home Tablet

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The Archos 7 Home Tablet is the latest Android device to roll off the assembly line of the French company, bringing with it 7-inches of touchscreen love. This time Archos is pushing the device as a "home tablet", a third screen for entertainment, meaning... >>

Archos 5 Internet Tablet
3.5 stars

Archos 5 Internet Tablet

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Archos brings Android into the fold with the Archos 5 Internet Tablet. Archos very much pitch their device against the iPod touch, which has enjoyed great successes. It is perhaps a comparison that does the Archos 5 Internet Tablet few favours. Yes, the... >>

Archos 10 notebook
3.0 stars

Archos 10 notebook

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The netbook market has pretty much saturated itself over the last year. With Archos better known for their internet media tablets, it is perhaps a surprise to see them step into the world of netbooks. Yes, they do sort of punt into the same territory,... >>

Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet
4.0 stars

Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet

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Archos' latest media player promises to be more than just a device that lets you listen to music and the odd music video on the go, so has it succeeded? We get watching to find out. In the past Archos has never really paid attention to design. The portable... >>

Archos TV+
2.5 stars

Archos TV+

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Archos believes it can take its portable media players, add a bigger hard drive and sit them under your television, but can the idea succeed? Does it beat Apple's Apple TV? We got viewing to find out. Considerably larger than the Apple TV the device combines... >>

Archos 105 MP3 player
2.0 stars

Archos 105 MP3 player

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The nano and the Creative Zen aren't the only small MP3 players on the block, Archos has one too, but can it impress? We get listening to find out. The small tough Archos 105 sports 2GB flash memory, a 1.8-inch screen and is like the competition is tiny.... >>

Archos 605 personal music player
4.0 stars

Archos 605 personal music player

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If I had written this review before the 5 September then it would have been completely different. The Apple iPod touch wouldn't have been announced and the Archos would have got a glowing review. So has our opinion changed overnight? Read on to find out.... >>

Archos 604 media player
4.5 stars

Archos 604 media player

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Entering a range of portable solutions for video playback in the digital age is the Archos 604, part of their new multimedia player series and offering the home user a range of interesting features. Primarily the 604 is a portable player, you’ll find... >>

Archos AV4100 Pocket Video Recorder
4.0 stars

Archos AV4100 Pocket Video Recorder

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The Arcos AV4100 certainly offers plenty to any perspective owner and is seen as the king of the portable media world, but can the device live up to the hype? We loaded up a player with recordings to find out. With a large 3.8in colour 262k 320x240 pixels... >>