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Five available alternatives to the Apple tablet

Five available alternatives to the Apple tablet

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With the world pretty much accepting that we're not going to see the Apple Tablet at what is undoubtedly an iPod refresh conference on 9th September, it's looking as if another eon will pass before we can get excited about UMPCs again. Not so says Pocket-lint.... >>

Archos 10 notebook
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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 dates mystery Android internet media tablet

Archos dates mystery Android internet media tablet

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A date for the unveiling of Archos' "ultra-thin Internet Media Tablet combined with a mobile phone" based on both its own and Google's Android operating system, has been revealed. Those who fancy such a device should mark 15 September in their diaries,... >>

Archos announces Vision range of PMPs

Archos announces Vision range of PMPs

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Archos has introduced a new range of portable media players under the "Vision" sub-brand, that it says offers the "best price and quality mix". The new range of PMPs offers screens up to 3-inches in size, with 4-inch and 7-inch screen models planned for... >>

Archos announces 10s, 13s and Classmate netbooks

Archos announces 10s, 13s and Classmate netbooks

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Following up on the launch of its first netbook, Archos has announced a whole future "MiniPC" range, including a 9-inch tablet launching with Windows 7, and the 10s, the 13s and "Classmate" netbooks. The Archos 10s is announced with the highly dubious... >>

Archos announces 9-inch tablet PC

Archos announces 9-inch tablet PC

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Following up on the launch of its first netbook, a fairly by-the-numbers effort, Archos has announced a whole future "MiniPC" range, including a 9-inch tablet. The Archos 9 PCTablet offers a full touch-sensitive 9-inch screen and will run the Windows... >>

Archos announces slimline 3G 10s, tablet, MIDs

Archos announces slimline 3G 10s, tablet, MIDs

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Archos has announced a collaboration with Intel to develop and bring to market its new generation of "MiniPCs" based on the Intel Atom processor as well as Intel's next-gen "Moorestown" platform. As well as the already-announced Archos 10, a 10-inch netbook... >>

Archos to launch Android-based Internet Media Tablet

Archos to launch Android-based Internet Media Tablet

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Archos has announced it is to launch an "ultra-thin Internet Media Tablet combined with a mobile phone" based on both its own and Google's Android operating system. Android will mean the IMT (as Archos calls it) will get all the "functionalities of a... >>

Archos 10 mini laptop gets official UK launch

Archos 10 mini laptop gets official UK launch

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Archos has gotten official with its announcement of its 10 "mini laptop" otherwise known as a netbook. Specs are pretty much as previously reported. Weighing in at less than 1.3Kg, the 10 gets a 10.2-inch, 1024 x 600 super bright LED screen and what's... >>

Archos launches a netbook

Archos launches a netbook

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French PMP-maker Archos has jumped into the netbook market with the launch of the Archos 10. A quiet CES announcement, although the company did promise something "exciting" pre-show, details are just coming through now on the new Atom-powered offering.... >>

Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet
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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... >>

BBC iPlayer launches for PMPs

BBC iPlayer launches for PMPs

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In a blog post, Anthony Rose, head of digital media technologies, BBC Future Media & Technology has announced that BBC iPlayer programmes can now be watched on a range of personal media players. "As part of our ongoing mission to make BBC iPlayer available... >>

Archos 5 and 7 launch new Internet Media Tablet range

Archos 5 and 7 launch new Internet Media Tablet range

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Archos has announced that it plans to change the way we consume media on the go with a new product launch on Tuesday. Shrouded in secrecy, the new range of devices will be branded under the category of Internet Media Tablet. There will be three devices... >>

Archos PMPs get radio, TV and flash updates

Archos PMPs get radio, TV and flash updates

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The news that GPS is finally coming to Archos' line-up of PMPs was one of the biggest stories of the day, but Archos also made four other key announcements. First up, Archos is claiming a world first with a firmware update bringing Adobe Flash Player... >>

Archos 605 GPS solution shown early

Archos 605 GPS solution shown early

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Well, it seems we won't have to wait until the Archos press event in London on 23 April to see the full extent of the company's GPS solution for the 605 as an official press release has already gone out. Archos has announced what we knew was coming, a... >>

Archos to add GPS to PMP

Archos to add GPS to PMP

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Archos is to launch a personal media player with built-in GPS capabilities so users won't get lost while watching movies. The new model, which is expected to be based on the 605 Wi-Fi will be officially announced on Wednesday 23 April at a press event... >>

HSDPA Archos 606 details revealed

HSDPA Archos 606 details revealed

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Archos and SFR's agreement to team up on 3G+ enabled devices has been official as of February's press statement, but the announcement was light on any information on the hardware. But, French sources have been digging away and are reporting on a forthcoming... >>

Archos TV+
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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 Media Club coming to UK

Archos Media Club coming to UK

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Archos is to go up against Apple's Movie Download store in the UK with the launch of a service called the Archos Media Club. The service, which is currently available in France will offer customers who sign up to the service two films a month from a massive... >>

Archos TV+ in pictures

Archos TV+ in pictures

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We managed to get a play with the new Archos TV+ at the UK launch. The new model, which will cost £179.99 for the 80GB model and £249.99 for the 250GB model, will go up against Apple TV. It combines a Wi-Fi media player with a 250GB hard drive to allow... >>