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Archos announce a new smartphone line-up

Here comes the summer! Yes, it’s actually properly .. here! To celebrate, ARCHOS have sent us a box filled with ice-creams and lollipops revealed a new range of smartphones. There’s two “Diamond” handsets and two “Sense” phones. First is the Diamond Alpha, which is, according to the company, …

ARCHOS to launch KODAK tablets into Europe

The KODAK Ektra is already a strong first handset from the company, but now ARCHOS will be helping to push the brand further into the European market by licensing the KODAK name. ARCHOS CEO, Loïc Poirier, tells us the following… We are very proud to become one of …

Archos release a bevy of phones in Vegas – CES

CES has kicked off in the Nevada Desert and Archos have been hot to trot in announcing their new handsets to the coming few months. They have actually announced a few phones as part of the new ranges – the Power and Cobalt line. In the Power line …

Archos 50 and 55 Helium Plus, UK-bound in July.

Following their announcement earlier in the month, two devices from the French manufacturer Archos will be available in the UK soon enough. These will be the 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus. Both the devices are classed as “budget” handsets and both have almost identical internals. Archos have posted …

Archos Oxygen 101 – Review

The modern day tablet is used for a whole lot of things, be it multimedia, playing games, browsing the web, catching up on emails, writing blog posts, online shopping or just good old social media. Picking the right tablet for you and your needs however is a difficult …

Archos Platinum 52 – Review

Archos are the one of the Android stalwarts, they’ve been making tablets for years now and now their product range includes a healthy selection of phones too. All different shapes, sizes and colours are available. The Platinum range offers a large screen, quad core experience at a budget …

MWC – Hands on with the Archos 50 Diamond

This afternoon I went to visit Archos, I’ve owned a variety of devices made by them over the years and I think I have found the next device for my wish list and no it’s not just because it’s yellow. The Archos 50 Diamond is a great looking …

MWC – Archos invents “Fusion Storage”

Now and again in life you read something, you just think “Wow that’s really quite cool!” well today was one of those days. Earlier today Archos sent out a press release talking about their new method of unifying the internal storage on their devices with the micro SD …

Archos enters the Connected Home scene

The Connected Home is the ability to connect to various devices in your house. For example, cameras, movement sensors, temperature sensors which can then be controlled remotely. Archos are the latest company to get involved in the connected home scene and are offering up a range of products. At the …

Want a cheap smartphone? How about an Archos 50c

Archos have just announced a cheap smartphone for you. Well, actually they’ve announced two of them. The first is the Archos 50b Oxygen smartphone, which costs a mere £129. It has a full black laminated 5″ IPS HD screen and an 8 megapixel camera with 1080p encoding and …

The ArcBook, by ARCHOS Unveiled

Archos has revealed what they are calling the “ArcBook”, which is an “Affordable Mobile Productivity Enhancer”. Errr…  in other words an Android powered netbook. Google™ Certified ArcBook with a 10.1” touchscreen and fully-fledged keyboard designed for students and mobile professionals available in June for under £139.99 Spec’s include.. …

Archos 50 Oxygen Android Phone – Review

Archos may not be the first name you think of when it comes to buying a mobile phone, but maybe it should be on your list. I spent a fortnight in the company of the Archos 50 Oxygen to see what the French company had to offer. Good …

Archos 50 Oxygen Android phone – Initial impressions review

Archos? I know what you’re thinking: the ones who make the weird Gamepads, right? No thanks… But wait, what if I told you Archos make a quad core Android phone with a 5″ Full HD display, a 13MP camera, and costs less than £300? Still dubious? Me too. …

Archos announce the Gamepad 2

The idea behind the Archos Gamepad was and is a great one. Being able to play games on a tablet device using actual hardware gaming controls is one niche that many companies have strived to achieve success. The original Archos Gamepad failed to bring a good enough spec …

Archos Gamepad 2 revealed in retailer leak

The Archos Gamepad. There is really not a lot to be said about the original, particularly after the less than favourable opinions of our own James Pearce. Dependant on your point of view, there is good or bad news for it has been revealed in a leak by …

A powerful, cheap smartphone? Set yourself free

Regular readers will know that I’ve ditched my long-standing Orange contract mobe and switched to a rolling monthly deal instead. The benefits are that I’m not hooked into a 2-year deal, I’m spending less because I’m not subsidising that “free” handset, and I can hop to another network …

Archos announce three new smartphones

It’s been mere hours since we heard that Archos had some new handsets up their sleeve. Now we’re getting information about the new handsets in question, and three of them will be heading your way soon. The 50 Platinum, the 53 Platinum and the 35 Carbon. The Archos …

Are FOUR new Archos Android phones coming?

Archos appear to be throwing everything they have into the mobile market, by releasing not one, not two, but four new smartphones! What’s more the smartphone are thought to be released in April and May, so we should be seeing them hit the shelves very soon. The phones …

Archos introduces the new Platinum range

Archos are probably one of the oldest players in the tablet market. They have been making handheld media devices for many many years. I fondly remember my Archos 605 WiFi from yesteryear. In recent years they have been struggling to make an impact. They seem to have decided …

Archos Gamepad – Review

The Gamepad is a unique device, it is like nothing I have ever used before. In the past my mobile gaming had been done on a Nexus 7 or a Galaxy Note, so using real buttons was going to be something new for me. with the Gamepad I …