Hands On Archos 605 GPS

The car-mount GPS add-on for the Archos 605 turns it into a pretty basic GPS device. It's not meant to outclass offerings from Garmin or TomTom—hence they're downplaying the issue that it's not portable at all—but add some value to the 605. Maps are pre-loaded, but updates will cost you when they're offered. Response… » 4/22/08 7:12pm 4/22/08 7:12pm

Limited Harry Potter Archos 605 Raises Wands Everywhere

The Archos 605 Wi-Fi is a fine player when you want to watch movies on the go, but have you noticed that it's not quite Harry Pottery enough? Archos hears your cries, and is introducing a special edition loaded with the first four Potter movies (with the fifth being downloadable from the Archos Content Portal). This… » 12/18/07 2:57pm 12/18/07 2:57pm

First Hands-On with Archos 605 Wi-Fi CinemaNow Downloading PMP



Archos is one of those companies that is known better for its technology than its army of rabid fans. It had a hard-drive-based music player before the iPod, and it had one of the first, if not the first, portable DVRs on the market. Last year it rolled out the 4th generation portable media players, including the 604 … » 6/14/07 4:20pm 6/14/07 4:20pm