These Cheap and Cheerful Archos Smartphones Run Stock Android and Start…

Archos has announced a new range of budget smartphones for those of limited means—and while they may not be market leaders, they have value and stock Android going for them. » 4/19/13 6:11am 4/19/13 6:11am

Archos Titanium Hands-On: For $119 This Tablet Gets the Job Done

You may remember the rumors of a $99 Nexus 7 that were popping up a few months back. That never came to pass, but it looks like Archos is trying its hands at that pricepoint now with the new line of Titanium tablets, including a $119 7-incher. And it feels...OK. » 1/10/13 11:20pm 1/10/13 11:20pm

Archos Gen10 XS Tablet Review: One Step Forward, Ten Steps Back

Think Microsoft Surface is the only one that gets to have fun with a keyboard hidden in the tablet's cover? Hell naw, quoth Archos. The Gen10 XS Tablet is bringing some old-style clickity-clack to the tablet game. If only they'd made it, you know, work. » 8/22/12 12:15pm 8/22/12 12:15pm

This 9.7-Inch, Android 4.0 Archos Tablet Only Costs $250

Archos might not be the first name you think of when it comes to tablets. But its latest offering, the 97 Carbon, seems to offer up respectable specs at the same time as being super-cheap. » 7/06/12 4:39am 7/06/12 4:39am

At $129, Here's a Tablet Your Kid Can Slobber On Without Concern

While there's no shortage of child-friendly tablets, there's always been one sticking point: they're just a bit too expensive, given that they'll be dropped, slobbered on and generally abused. This Archos tablet, however, may well solve that problem. » 3/02/12 4:00am 3/02/12 4:00am

Archos' G9 Android Tablets Have Superfast Processors and... Hard Drives?

Archos Android tablets. Typically considered also-rans, but these things do have a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and up to 250GB harddrives. » 9/15/11 10:16am 9/15/11 10:16am

A HDD-Powered Tablet Sounds Like a Very Bad Idea

The world's first 2.5-inch HDD intended for tablets (but also available as a standalone device) has one thing going for it: It allows Archos to release two new G9 tablets that'll each have 250GB of storage. That is a lot of room. But HDDs aren't a good component for tablets, even if they are 7mm thin. With a laptop,… » 6/23/11 2:28pm 6/23/11 2:28pm

Archos Android Tablet Holds 250GB HDD, Yet Still Remains Slender

While the Archos 70 internet tablet is probably lovely, its main selling point—aside from the fact that it runs Android—appears to be that it's thin and light despite containing a 250GB HDD. It's $350 and available now. [Archos] » 12/29/10 5:20pm 12/29/10 5:20pm

Five of the Best Tablets Revealed So Far

We've seen numerous announcements of tablet computers in recent weeks, as the R&D labs of the world push out their hastily assembled attempts at competing with Apple's game-changing iPad. But are any of them up to the job? » 9/06/10 12:00pm 9/06/10 12:00pm

Archos Fires Scattershot of Android Touchscreen Devices

Rather than competing against the iPad with a single, carefully-crafted tablet, Archos is hoping one of its five new mobile devices will appeal to someone. The line ranges from 2.8" to 10.1", though the smaller devices aren't much competition. » 8/31/10 7:40pm 8/31/10 7:40pm

Choose One: The Archos 7 and Archos 8 Home 'Tablets' Each Cost $200

Archos has never made bad products, but their PMPs have definitely grown less relevant over the last few years. But now? Now two Android-wielding Archos Home Tablets will each cost only about $200. » 3/01/10 10:18am 3/01/10 10:18am

Slate Showdown: iPad vs. HP Slate vs. JooJoo vs. Android Tablets & More…

Everybody's talking about tablets, especially those single-pane capacitive touchscreen ones more specifically known as "slates." The iPad is the biggest newsmaker, but there are lots headed our way (most with built-in webcams). Here's how they measure up, spec-wise: » 1/29/10 9:00am 1/29/10 9:00am

Archos 7 Android Tablet Leaked, Featuring Webcam For Video Chat and New…

Archos' first Android tablet, the Archos 5, didn't quite live up to its promises,but a second leaked Android tablet from the French could prove more feature-some if realized, with a front-facing webcam and new 7-inch size. » 1/27/10 9:56am 1/27/10 9:56am

Archos Wheels Out Android 1.6 Update For Archos 5 Tablet Yet Again

After giving Archos 5 owners the Android 1.6 update and then taking it back again cruelly, Archos has rereleased Donut (with new Quick Search feature) for the masses. [Engadget] » 1/21/10 12:30pm 1/21/10 12:30pm

Archos 9 Unboxing Video Shows Off Windows 7 Tablet

For those of you who just can't wait for whatever tablet goodness Apple is dreaming up, the Archos 9 running Windows 7 might be the answer. But wait—is that Windows 7 Starter Edition? » 12/18/09 8:41am 12/18/09 8:41am

Archos 5 Android Internet Tablet Reviewed: Disappoints With Lack of 3G,…

I wasn't too impressed when I took a look at the Archos 5 and the guys at T3 are of the same mindset. The Archos 5 is good as a PMP, but the Android "concept just doesn't add up." » 10/07/09 8:00pm 10/07/09 8:00pm

Archos 5 Android Internet Tablet: Amazon Taking Pre-Orders

The 4.8-inch screen tablet won't get full Flash support until December-ish, but you can slap down your plastic now if you don't wanna wait: 160GB ($330), 500GB ($430), 32GB SSD ($380). No word yet on the shipping date. [Amazon] » 9/17/09 1:00am 9/17/09 1:00am

The Portable Media Player Is Dead, Long Live the... Portable Media…

The portents have hung in the air for a while, but it's clear now that the traditional dumb PMP is dead, like a dull and rusted Swiss army knife. In their stead we'll have...smart PMPs. » 9/15/09 7:00pm 9/15/09 7:00pm