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Archos 80 Cesium is a low-cost Windows tablet

French electronics company Archos has released dozens of low-cost Android tablets over the past few years. Now the company’s launching its first budget Windows tablet. The company unveiled plans to launch an 8 inch Windows tablet called the Archos 80 Cesium this summer. It’s not available for purchase yet, but Archos has posted more details about the […]

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Archos plans to launch a cheap virtual reality headset (smartphone holder)

Carl Zeiss isn’t the only company getting ready to launch a device that lets you strap a smartphone to your head and call it a virtual reality system. Budget device maker Archos has one in the works too, and according to ArcTablet it should be available by the end of the year for about €30, which […]

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Archos launches Windows tablet, Windows Phone handset (and more)

French consumer electronics maker Archos is probably best known for offering cheap Android tablets. But now the company is getting into the cheap Windows handset and tablet space. The company has unveiled a new line of products in advance of next week’s IFA trade show in Berlin, and along with a few new Android devices […]

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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 […]