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Archos whips out four new Android smartphones ahead of MWC 2015

Archos whips out four new Android smartphones ahead of MWC 2015

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Archos is trying to garner more attention by unveiling an all-new smartphone lineup just days before Mobile World Congress is set to kick off and well before the competition is ready to trot out their new offerings at the annual Barcelona-based convention.The... >>

Archos opens its connected Smart Home system, now works with IFTTT

Archos opens its connected Smart Home system, now works with IFTTT

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Archos has announced it is opening up the technology in its Smart Home system to the market’s standards, meaning the system will now be compatible with connected devices from other brands.Archos' Smart Home lets you remotely monitor your home. When... >>

Archos jumps on board the VR bandwagon with a £25 headset of its own

Archos jumps on board the VR bandwagon with a £25 headset of its own

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Archos, the technology company that seems to diversify each time we hear from it has entered the virtual market with a devices a bit like Samsung's Gear VR.The Archos VR Glasses require a smartphone with a screen size of up to 6-inches to provide the... >>

Archos Music Beanie connects your warm head to your smartphone's tunes

Archos Music Beanie connects your warm head to your smartphone's tunes

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If you're wearing a beanie, whatever the weather, you're already streetwise. And warm. But you might not be connected. Bearing this problem in mind Archos has created the Music Beanie to wirelessly transmit tunes to your head.The Archos Music Beanie uses... >>

Archos shows off several Android and Windows-based devices, ahead of IFA 2014

Archos shows off several Android and Windows-based devices, ahead of IFA 2014

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Archos has once again unveiled a cluster of new products all at once, including smartphones, tablets, and connected objects. All of these new gadgets will be on display at IFA 2014 in Berlin next month.Starting off with smartphones, Archos has introduced... >>

Archos Smart Home, the £200 remote to control your house

Archos Smart Home, the £200 remote to control your house

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Archos has just launched the Smart Home set-up it debuted earlier this year.Archos revealed at CES 2014 in January that it wanted to move into remote home monitoring. The company announced a new range of "Connected Objects" called Smart Home, and those... >>

Archos ArcBook 10.1-inch Android netbook to launch in June for $170

Archos ArcBook 10.1-inch Android netbook to launch in June for $170

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France-based Archos has unveiled a new Android netbook called the Archos ArcBook. It's essentially a touchscreen tablet with a keyboard and trackpad as well as a very wallet-friendly price tag.The ArcBook features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display with... >>

Archos outs affordable LTE 50c Oxygen tablet and octa-core powered Helium 4G smartphone

Archos outs affordable LTE 50c Oxygen tablet and octa-core powered Helium 4G smartphone

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Archos has announced a range of devices it will be showing off at Mobile World Congress next week including the 80 Helium 4G tablet and the 50c Oxygen smartphone.The Archos 80 Helium 4G joins the range as, Archos claims: "The world's first 4G tablet under... >>

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... >>

Archos is working on a touchscreen E Ink smartwatch

Archos is working on a touchscreen E Ink smartwatch

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Archos today confirmed that it is working with E Ink to develop a touchscreen E Ink smartwatch.Talking to Pocket-lint, Bénédicte Ernoult, marketing director at Archos, confirmed that the company has a close relationship with E Ink and is working on... >>

Archos 45 and 50 Helium 4G LTE smartphones now official - will appear at CES 2014

Archos 45 and 50 Helium 4G LTE smartphones now official - will appear at CES 2014

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Archos has introduced two Helium-branded smartphones, with their official unveiling planned for next week at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.Called 50 Helium and 45 Helium, both handsets feature Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, a quad-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm MSM8926 processor,... >>

Archos smartwatches, weather station, activity tracker and more 'connected objects' to unveil at CES 2014

Archos smartwatches, weather station, activity tracker and more 'connected objects' to unveil at CES 2014

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Archos has just published a range of Bluetooth LE-enabled devices and supporting Android and iOS apps that will debut at the CES 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas. The most interesting bit from Archos concerned a "selection of smartwatches". They will cost... >>

Archos 101 XS 2 Android tablet to land in December for £250

Archos 101 XS 2 Android tablet to land in December for £250

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French company Archos has added another tablet to its Gen 11 range, called the Archos 101 XS 2.It's a 10.1-inch 1,280-by-800-resolution tablet with a Coverboard magnetic keyboard cover that snaps on to the device. The first-generation Archos 101 XS had... >>

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 GamePad 2 to launch in October for £180 with two Gameloft titles preloaded

Archos GamePad 2 to launch in October for £180 with two Gameloft titles preloaded

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A couple of weeks after the Archos GamePad 2 leaked online, the company has finally confirmed a release date, perks and pricing for its second-generation gaming handheld.Archos has revealed the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-powered GamePad 2 will launch in Europe... >>

Archos GamePad 2 leaked with higher res screen and better quad-core grunt

Archos GamePad 2 leaked with higher res screen and better quad-core grunt

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The 7-inch Archos GamePad, which landed last year for Android gaming fans, is getting an upgrade. According to a leaked FCC document and an accidental online retailer leak, this is what the Archos GamePad 2 will look like.Nice screen, we hear you say.... >>

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 97b Titanium tablet on sale at Dixons

Archos 97b Titanium tablet on sale at Dixons

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Archos has launched the 97b Titanium Android tablet at Dixons for a price of £199. The device uses a 1.6GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.The 97b features a 9.7-inch 2048 x 1536 IPS capacitive touch screen and is put together... >>

Archos unveils cooking-focused ChefPad, resistant against food and water

Archos unveils cooking-focused ChefPad, resistant against food and water

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Archos has unveiled the new ChefPad, which it's marketing to your inner gourmet cooking abilities.On the inside, the ChefPad for the most part is a normal tablet. You'll find a 9.7-inch 1024x768 capacitive screen, 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 8GB internal... >>

Archos budget smartphone line running pure Android revealed, starting at £79.99

Archos budget smartphone line running pure Android revealed, starting at £79.99

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The once tablet-focused Archos has announced a new line of budget smartphones: the 35 Carbon, 50 Platinum, and 53 Platinum. Archos is taking the Google Play approach, offering the devices off-contract at full-price, but interestingly they carry dual-SIM... >>

Archos aims to launch three Android smartphones in May

Archos aims to launch three Android smartphones in May

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Archos is reportedly set to move past tablets and expand into the mobile handset sector later this year, according to a report from Russian publication Hi-Tech. It says Archos will add to its recently announced line of Platinum tablets with a range of... >>

Archos unveils three quad-core Platinum tablets: 8-inch, 9.7-inch, 11.6-inch

Archos unveils three quad-core Platinum tablets: 8-inch, 9.7-inch, 11.6-inch

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Archos has unveiled its new line of Platinum tablets - perhaps its best batch yet - in 8-inch, 9.7-inch and 11.6-inch versions.While the tablets feature different screen sizes, internal specs remain the same. The French-based company has packed in a... >>

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean: When is it coming to my phone?

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Google has announced the launch of the latest version of Android: Google Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, in San Francisco as part of the Google I/O event on Wednesday.That’s all very well and good, but when is it coming to your Android smartphone? Will the... >>

Archos Titanium: Affordable tablets at all sizes

Archos Titanium: Affordable tablets at all sizes

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Archos has added the Titanium line to its Elements range of Android tablets, introducing a selection of aggressively priced models in a range of sizes.The Archos Titanium tablets will come in 7, 8, 9.7 and 10.1-inches, cutting a broad swathe through just... >>

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,... >>

Archos TV Connect turns your HDTV into an Android smart TV

Archos TV Connect turns your HDTV into an Android smart TV

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Archos has announced the Archos TV Connect, an interesting solution to getting Android on your existing HD television.Forget the set-top boxes or cables from your tablet - Archos TV Connect gives you all the components of a tablet, using your existing... >>

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 GamePad: The 7-inch gaming tablet with sights on the PS Vita

Archos GamePad: The 7-inch gaming tablet with sights on the PS Vita

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Archos has announced the launch of a new 7-inch gaming tablet with dedicated buttons, that is set to take on the PS Vita and even the Nintendo DS handheld consoles.The new GamePad -  announced at IFA in Berlin, Germany - combines physical gaming controls... >>

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 XS Android tablet is a transformer in disguise

Archos 101 XS Android tablet is a transformer in disguise

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Archos has announced a new line of tablets aiming to take on the Asus Transformer models and Apple iPad. Launching a new XS line of tablets, the first device launched will be the Archos 101 XS.We saw the Archos 101 XS teased all the way back in March... >>

Archos G10 XS launch in Facebook reveal

Archos G10 XS launch in Facebook reveal

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Archos has indulged in a spot of teasing after it took to its Facebook page to reveal cryptic details of the arrival of the Archos G10 XS tablet.Accompanying a side view of what is apparently the Archos G10 XS, Archos Worldwide’s Facebook page posted... >>

Archos 97 carbon Android tablet wants you to forget the Nexus 7

Archos 97 carbon Android tablet wants you to forget the Nexus 7

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Archos has ignored the tech press in believing that no one will be able to compete against the Google backed Nexus 7 Android tablet, and announced a new range of Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablets under the name Elements.The new Archos 97 carbon is the... >>

Archos G10 XS to take on Toshiba in skinny tablet stakes (video)

Archos G10 XS to take on Toshiba in skinny tablet stakes (video)

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Archos has teased a tablet that is likely to come in at even skinnier than the Toshiba AT200 and also has the QWERTY skills and hybrid design to upset the likes of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime.Looking distinctly 'different' in a 30-second promo... >>

Archos 70b Honeycomb flavoured update adds hardware tweaks too

Archos 70b Honeycomb flavoured update adds hardware tweaks too

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Archos has announced an updated version of its Gen 8 tablet, the Archos 70b, adding Honeycomb to the mix and ramping up the spec sheet a bit.The all-new 70b now packs Android 3.2 and shouldn't be to sluggish thanks to doubling the RAM up to 512MB. There's... >>

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... >>

Cameron, Obama and co to be given Archos G9 tablets at G20 summit

Cameron, Obama and co to be given Archos G9 tablets at G20 summit

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We all know that David Cameron likes to chill out with his iPad and that Barack Obama likes to keep it real with a BlackBerry, but over in Cannes for the sixth meeting of the G20 heads of government, the only official tech action will be taking place... >>

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 Android assault accelerates with radio and home phone options

Archos Android assault accelerates with radio and home phone options

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Archos has announced the arrival of its 35 range: the Archos 35 Home Connect - an Android-based web radio, and the Archos 35 Smart Home Phone - an Android DECT phone.Starting with the radio and, despite the obvious question of "why does an internet radio... >>

Archos G9 tablets announced - fastest dual-core Honeycomb

Archos G9 tablets announced - fastest dual-core Honeycomb

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Archos have entered into the Honeycomb battle in a big way with the G9 tablets, both of which boast some serious specs sheets. Powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex A9, they are the most speedy Honeycomb tablets to date. Crammed inside is a 250GB... >>

Archos Arnova Android tablets that start at £84

Archos Arnova Android tablets that start at £84

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Archos Arnova, that’s the name of a new range of entry-level tablets from the French company Archos that will come in a range of sizes from 7- to 10-inches and cost from 99 euros (£84) to 249 euros (£212)."Packed full of multimedia features and... >>

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... >>