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Behind the scenes at the Archos Headquarters (French video)

Posted by Charbax on 13th December 2011

French TV channel BVMTV did this 1-minute French video at the Archos headquarters showing a few seconds of Archos engineers working on source code, on PCB design, on choosing screens, doing industrial designs and more.

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Archos 101 G9 Turbo 1.5Ghz OMAP4460

Posted by Charbax on 7th December 2011

This is the first demonstration of the 1.5Ghz OMAP4460 running in a fully optimized Honeycomb Tablet. Archos is releasing the Turbo 1.5Ghz in January 2012 worldwide starting at $399 MSRP (actual retail price may be as low as $369 I guess, based on the 1Ghz Archos 101 G9 being now sold for $339 and the 1Ghz Archos 80 G9 being sold at $269.) The price difference between the 1Ghz and 1.5Ghz Archos G9 tablets is supposed to be about $30.

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Ice Cream Sandwich preview on Archos G9

Posted by Charbax on 6th December 2011

Archos is showing a preview of Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich running on the OMAP4 based Archos G9 tablets to be finalized during Q1 of 2012. They still have to finish the hardware acceleration for video support, Samba/Upnp, 3G stick support and all of the other specific features that Archos provides on top of Android.

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Archos Home Connect

Posted by Charbax on 6th December 2011

$129 Android webradio alarm clock, this can be a nice to have next to your bed. It can wake you up with your Google Music playlists, with your Spotify favorites, with your Pandora,, you can use Tune In webradio tuner. It can display trafic informations on a map for your region, show you news healines, pull RSS feed items etc.

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Archos Smart Home Phone

Posted by Charbax on 6th December 2011

This is perhaps the coolest landline dect phone, because it runs Android, supports not only landline calling functionality, it can integrate with Skype, SIP, Google Voice and more over the WiFi at home and each set costs $149, you can have up to 5 of them running on the same dect network in your home.

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