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Unofficial Android 4.0 build coming to the Archos 101 G9 tablet

French tablet maker Archos is working to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its latest Android tablets, and recently the company showed off some of the progress that’s been made so far. But the folks at Archos aren’t the only ones porting Google’s latest operating system to the Archos 101 G9 tablet. Xda-developers forum member LeTama […]

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Archos 101 Gen8 tablet gets 3G, Ethernet support

Archos has rolled out a software update for its Gen8 line of Android tablets which offers some bug fixes and improvements. That includes support for USB camera host capabilities, the ability to recalibrate the accelerometer without rebooting, and video improvements. Archos 101 tablet owners also now have the ability to use a supported USB Ethernet […]

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Archos 101 G9 tablet flirts with premium tablet territory at $370

Archos has been cranking out Android tablets since the days when Asus, HP, Lenovo, and MSI thought Windows 7 tablets with Intel Atom chips were a good idea. But while 2011 has become the year of big-name PC makers entering the Android tablet space, Archos has been happy to produce budget tablets for much lower […]

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Archos G9 Android tablets coming September 20th for $299 and up

This summer Archos unveiled two new tablets running with speedy TI OMAP processors and Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Now the company is just about ready to start selling the new Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9 tablets. They go up for pre-order on September 20th for prices ranging from $299 to $469. Here’s what […]

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CyanogenMod now (mostly) works on the Archos Gen8 tablets

Last year Archos released a line of budget Android tablets with screens ranging in size from 2.8 inches to 10.1 inches. They run Google Android 2.2 and while they don’t ship with access to the Google Android Market, there are plenty of other ways to get apps for the tablets. It’s also not that hard […]

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Archos unveils a new line of Android tablets, plus a home phone

Archos has unveiled a new line of Android devices including two new tablets and two entirely new products for use around the home. On the tablet front, Archos will soon launch its first devices running Android 3.1 Honeycomb, and they’re the cheapest Honeycomb tablet I’ve seen so far. The Archos 80 will have an 8 […]

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Archos 101 hacked to dual boot Debian Linux, Android

  The Archos 101 is a 10 inch tablet with a capacitive touchscreen display which ships with Google Android. But Archose also offers a “Special Developer Edition” firmware package for the tablet which lets you run Angstrom Linux instead… you just have to agree to void your warranty to use it. But if you’d prefer to use […]

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Deals of the Day (5-26-11)

Today’s deals include a budget Android tablet, a few dirt-cheap netbooks, a refurbished iPod touch, and an unlocked Google Nexus One Android smartphone that’s almost cheap enough to be the Android equivalent of an iPod touch, even if you never activate the cellular capabilities. For good measure I also threw in a link to a […]

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Archos Gen8 update turns tablets into set-top boxes, phones into a remote controls

Archos has released a software update for its Gen8 line of tablets including the Archos 28, Archos 32, Archos 43, Archos 70, and Archos 101. The update includes a new YouTube applications, improved media apps, and higher quality 720p video recording on devices with HD cameras. But the most impressive update is a feature which […]

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Archos Arnova 10, Archos 101 Android tablets compared

Archos is starting to show off a new 10 inch Android tablet called the Archos Arnova 10. If you’ve been keeping track, you’ll note that this is the company’s second 10 inch Android tablet… the first is the Archos 101 which was introduced last year. So how do the two compare? Both tablets are on […]