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Archos releases Special Developer Edition firmware for Gen9 tablets

Archos has been releasing special developer edition software for its Android tablets for the last few years. Recently the company added Special Developer Edition (SDE) firmware for its 9th generation tablets to the list. That includes the Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9 tablets. But while earlier SDE firmware releases have been based on […]

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Archos Gen9 tablets now available with 1.5 GHz chips

Archos has updated its Gen9 tablets with new, faster processors. The Archos 80 G9 and the Archos 101 G9 now come with a 1.5 GHz TI OMAP 4 dual core processor. When Archos first launched these tablets last year they features 1 GHz OMAP 4 chips and Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Since then the company […]

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Archos Gen9 tablets now shipping with Android 4.0 (in some regions)

Archos recently started offering a software update for its latest tablets bringing Android 4.0.3 to the Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9 tablets. Now the company is starting to sell those tablets with Google’s latest operating system preloaded. The order page for the US Archos Store still lists Android 3.2 Honeycomb, but the company […]

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Android 4.0 available for the Archos 101, Archos 80 G9 tablets

Archos is rolling out an over-the-air update for the Archos 80 and Archos 101 G9 tablets. The update brings Android 4.0.3 to the tablets, as well as Archos customizations. Archos includes its own file manager and a video player which supports 1080p HD video playback in a wide range of formats as well as subtitles […]

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Archos G9 tablets with Android 4.0 up for pre-order ($270 and up)

The Archos G9 tablets are the first tablets from the company to feature Android 3.2 Honeycomb and access to the Google Android Market. But soon Archos will start loading its 8 and 10 inch tablets with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and Dynamism is already taking pre-orders for the new models. Archos 101 G9 ICS […]

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Archos 80, 101 G9 tablets getting Android 4.0 in February

Archos has announced that it will offer a Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for the Archos 101 G9 10 inch tablet and Archos 80 G9 tablet during the first week of february. Both tablets currently ship with Honeycomb. The company says it will also soon have faster versions of the tablets available with […]

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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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Android 4.0 coming to the Archos G9 tablets – Video

The Archos 101 G9 and Archos 80 G9 tablets ship with Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb software, but Archos is already working to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its latest tablets. The two tablets feature TI OMAP4 dual core processors which are more than fast enough to handle Google’s new operating system. Charbax from ARMDevices.net got […]

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1.2 GHz Archos 101 G9 “Turbo” tablet now available… in Europe

As promised (although a little behind schedule), Archos has rolled out a new version of the Archos 101 G9 tablet with a slight spec bump. The 10 inch tablet initially shipped with a 1 GHz TI OMAP4 dual core processor. Now it’s also available with a faster 1.2 GHz OMAP4 chip. You can order the new model […]