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Lilbits (7-22-2014): Even more tablets from Archos

French company Archos has bee selling Android tablets since before Google officially supported tablets. In the early days Archos tablets were among the few options available for folks that wanted Android on a device that wasn’t a phone. When other device makers started getting in on the action, Archos still stood out for a while due […]

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Lilbits (6-02-2014): The Motorola XOOM 3 that never was

Motorola was the first company to work with Google to release a tablet running Android 3.0 Honeycomb — the first version of Google’s operating system designed specifically for tablets. That was more than three years ago, and the Android tablet space is very different today than it was then. There are hundreds of models from […]

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Archos smartwatch with E Ink touchscreen coming this summer

Archos is adding a fourth smartwatch to its lineup. The company introduced 3 smartwatches in January, including a $129 watch with a low-power E Ink display. Now the company plans to launch another E Ink model, this time with a touchscreen display. The first 3 Archos smartwatches are expected to hit the streets in May […]

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Lilbits (2-03-2014): Samsung Galaxy Note Pro priced at $850

The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro is an Android tablet with a 12.2 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display, a quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, 802.11ac WiFi, and Samsung’s S Pen system for writing, drawing, or interacting with apps using a pressure-sensitive pen. It’s one of the most powerful Android tablets Samsung has […]

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Archos launches Neon tablet line… in case you can’t afford a real tablet?

Low-cost tablets have come a long way in the past few years. If you wanted a tablet that sold for under $200 you used to have to settle for one with a lousy screen, a sluggish processor, and a limited selection of apps. Now you can find some top notch tablets for between $100 and […]

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Archos introduces Helium 4G smartphones for $200 and up

Archos is adding two new smartphones to its lineup, and they appear to be mid-range Android handsets at reasonably low prices. The Archos 45 Helium 4G and Archos 50 Helium 4G are coming soon with prices starting at $200 for a contract-free phone. They’re not bad-looking phones, but Motorola doesn’t have much to worry about […]

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Archos to launch smartwatch, fitness tracker, connected home devices, and more

French electronics company Archos has been offering affordable tablets, media players, and other devices for a few years — and now the company’s getting ready to jump on the latest trends by offering low-cost alternatives to the Pebble smartwatch, Fitbit fitness tracker, and other wearable and connected home devices. Archos plans to unveil what it […]

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Archos 101 XS 2 tablet coming in December for $279

Archos is launching a new 10 inch Android tablet with a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and a keyboard cover. It’s called the Archos XS 2, and while it looks a lot like last year’s model, the new tablet has a lower price tag and should have a faster processor. The Archos 101 XS 2 […]