Posted by Charbax on April 23rd, 2008
This is a 13 minute video review of the new features that Archos announced on the 22nd of April 2008 at a press event in Paris. Everyone who owns an Archos 605 WiFi now has a $99 GPS optional accessory for it to have a very awesome GPS functionality in the car. The Archos Gen5 firmware now has reached version 2.0, and this one brings new quite awesome features such as integrated access to the worlds streaming live Web TV and Webradio channels as well as millions of episodes from hundreds of thousands of podcasts though the Web TV and Radio plugin that will be available from the beginning of May at $19, the TV+ Portation feature which basically uses the TV+ or a 605 WiFi or 705 WiFi as a Slingbox server, and there are free client softwares available on the 605 WiFi, 705 WiFi as well as Windows Mobile smartphones and Windows XP/Vista computers. Archos also has upgraded flash support to version9 with the On2 codec support, so more streaming flash video sites are now working in awesome full screen streaming.
HD quality: See the video in HD quality (3500kbit/s, 1280×720, DivX, 389mb)