Archos archive

  • 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 XS Android tablet is a transformer in disguise
    Tablets

    Archos 101 XS Android tablet is a transformer in disguise

    By 22 August 2012

    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
    Tablets

    Archos G10 XS launch in Facebook reveal

    By 3 August 2012

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

    By 5 July 2012

    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...

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

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

    By 15 March 2012

    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 G9 Ice Cream Sandwich update rolls out
    Tablets

    Archos G9 Ice Cream Sandwich update rolls out

    By 9 March 2012

    Archos G9 owners have been given a special treat by the company: an upgrade Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich on Friday. "Starting today, the over-the-air (OTA) upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to G9 owners worldwide," the company...

  • Archos 70b Honeycomb flavoured update adds hardware tweaks too
    Tablets

    Archos 70b Honeycomb flavoured update adds hardware tweaks too

    By 20 December 2011

    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 review
    Tablets 3.5 out of 5

    Archos 101 G9 review

    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...

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

    By 3 November 2011

    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...

  • Three and Archos pair up to provide internet access on G9 tablets
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    Three and Archos pair up to provide internet access on G9 tablets

    By 3 August 2011

    Remember those G9 tablets that Archos announced a little while ago? You know the ones with the super powerful 1.5GHz dual-core processors in... Well it looks like the company has paired up with mobile phone network Three to provide out-of-the-box PAYG...

  • Archos 101 and 80 G9 tablets hands-on
    Tablets

    Archos 101 and 80 G9 tablets hands-on

    By 28 June 2011

    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
    Phones

    Archos Android assault accelerates with radio and home phone options

    By 24 June 2011

    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...

  • Archos G9 tablets announced - fastest dual-core Honeycomb
    Tablets

    Archos G9 tablets announced - fastest dual-core Honeycomb

    By 23 June 2011

    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 9 gets an Atom update
    Tablets

    Archos 9 gets an Atom update

    By 6 May 2011

    When Archos first released the Archos 9 back at the end of 2009, it was billed as the first Windows 7 tablet. But times they are a changing - so Archos has acted so as its tab doesn't fall behind. The Archos 9, 2011 edition, now comes with a 32GB SSD...

  • Archos Arnova Android tablets that start at £84
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    Archos Arnova Android tablets that start at £84

    By 25 February 2011

    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
    Gadgets 3 out of 5

    Archos 70b eReader review

    By 22 February 2011

    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
    Tablets

    Archos 70b eReader hands-on

    By 20 February 2011

    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   review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Archos 101 Internet Tablet review

    By 21 January 2011

    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   review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Archos 32 Internet Tablet review

    By 13 December 2010

    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...

  • Archos Android tablets fire in Froyo update
    Tablets

    Archos Android tablets fire in Froyo update

    By 1 December 2010

    Archos has announced firmware changes for its Gen8 Android tablets, meaning that if you own an Archos 28, Archos 32, Archos 43, Archos 70 or an Archos 101, you can now join in on all the Froyo fun. Your device should prompt you to make the leap from Android...

  • First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet review
    Tablets 0 out of 5

    First Look: Archos 101 Internet Tablet review

    By 7 September 2010

    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 floods Android tablet market with 5 new models starting at £99
    Tablets

    Archos floods Android tablet market with 5 new models starting at £99

    By 31 August 2010

    We've already told you Archos were readying the launch of five new tablets for IFA 2010, and now they are official with the company confirming five, yes five, new Android powered tablets including one that is under £100. The tablets, which all run Android...

  • Archos readies five new Android tablets for IFA
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    Archos readies five new Android tablets for IFA

    By 23 August 2010

    Wow, it's like a tablet-spaghetti junction on Pocket-lint at the moment with news on new devices flying in from all angles. It's clear that tablets seem set to be one of the main themes at IFA this year with big announcements expected from all the top...

  • iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what
    Gadgets

    iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what

    By 4 August 2010

    With over 3m iPad's sold already and queues in Apple shops around the world still forming to get the Apple tablet, what are its competitors doing to combat the new phenomenon of portable computing? While some have been cagey about what plans they have,...

  • Archos 7 Home Tablet   review
    Tablets 3 out of 5

    Archos 7 Home Tablet review

    By 10 June 2010

    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...