Archos archive

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

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

    By 20 February 2014

    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...

  • Hands-on: Archos Smart Home review
    Gadgets

    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...

  • Archos is working on a touchscreen E Ink smartwatch
    Gadgets

    Archos is working on a touchscreen E Ink smartwatch

    By 28 January 2014

    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
    Phones

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

    By 2 January 2014

    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
    Gadgets

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

    By 30 December 2013

    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
    Tablets

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

    By 5 November 2013

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

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

    By 9 October 2013

    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...

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

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

    By 24 September 2013

    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....

  • A week in reviews: 12 - 16 August
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    A week in reviews: 12 - 16 August

    By 17 August 2013

    It's been a mad week - by which we mean a mad-fun week, chock-full of review products from many corners of tech. From visiting Iceland to explore the landscape in which Joseph Kosinski's movie Oblivion was shot - with a Fujifilm X-M1 in tow, no less...

  • 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 97b Titanium tablet on sale at Dixons
    Tablets

    Archos 97b Titanium tablet on sale at Dixons

    By 10 June 2013

    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
    Tablets

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

    By 14 May 2013

    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
    Phones

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

    By 18 April 2013

    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
    Online

    Archos aims to launch three Android smartphones in May

    By 19 February 2013

    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...

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

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

    By 15 February 2013

    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?
    Phones

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

    By 11 February 2013

    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
    Tablets

    Archos Titanium: Affordable tablets at all sizes

    By 15 January 2013

    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...

  • 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,...

  • Archos TV Connect turns your HDTV into an Android smart TV
    Home Cinema

    Archos TV Connect turns your HDTV into an Android smart TV

    By 3 January 2013

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

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

    By 29 August 2012

    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 review
    Tablets 3.5 out of 5

    Archos 101 XS review

    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....