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Archos Smart Home kit hits shelves for DIY automation

Archos Smart Home kit hits shelves for DIY automation

Archos' Smart Home platform has hit shelves, offering yet another way to wade into home automation without having to trail wires around the house. Announced back in December, the system centers on a central tablet hub, and uses a tweaked version of Bluetooth Smart that Archos' engineers have fettled to improve range and capacity.

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Archos 50b and 50c Oxygen handsets target budget buyers

Archos 50b and 50c Oxygen handsets target budget buyers

Archos has rolled out a couple of smartphones for budget buyers, the 50b Oxygen and the 50c Oxygen. Both handsets ship with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, as well as 720p HD 5-inch displays. The biggest difference between the two is the power they're packing under the hood.

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Archos ArcBook tries to revive the Android netbook

Archos ArcBook tries to revive the Android netbook

Remember netbooks? Archos does, and it's not willing to let them go, announcing the Android-powered ArcBook with a 10.1-inch touchscreen display and a keyboard. Running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on a dualcore Cortex A9 chip with 1GB of memory, the ArcBook is unlikely to set any speed records, but Archos is positioning it as an affordable sub-Chromebook option for education.

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Archos expands off-contract lines for MWC 2014

Archos expands off-contract lines for MWC 2014

This week the folks at Archos have let it be known that they’re not about to stop producing low-cost smartphones and tablets for the masses. These devices expand on Archos burgeoning Helium 4G line with a tablet and Oxygen, Xenon, and Titanium lines as well. The whole lot will be at Mobile World Congress 2014 as well, so we’ll be nabbing hands-on with the collection this next week.

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Archos eyes entry in Windows Phone market

Archos eyes entry in Windows Phone market

Archos is a smartphone and tablet maker that has been relying on the Android operating system for years now. In Early January, the company rolled out some new devices called the Archos 45 and 50 Helium smartphones that run Android. The future of the company may have more in store than new Android devices.

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Archos 45 and 50 Helium official: off-contract and quad-core

Archos 45 and 50 Helium official: off-contract and quad-core

Next week at CES 2014 the folks at Archos will be bringing out two devices with the names Archos 45 Helium and Archos 50 Helium. These devices will both be priced in at under $200 unlocked, allowing them to take part in the relatively new rather-inexpensive fad going on in the international market today.

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Archos smartwatches teased with “pebble-like” design

Archos smartwatches teased with “pebble-like” design

There appears to be some great weight coming with the proliferation of the Pebble watch in the wearables market today, at least so far as other competing companies go. As proven today by Archos, the Pebble smart watch is so well known amongst early adopters that they’ve decided to use the term “pebble-like” in their press release for their own watches. They’ve even gone so far as the use the term with a lower-cased P.

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Archos Connected Home hooks automation to Android tablet

Archos Connected Home hooks automation to Android tablet

Archos has revealed a new connected home system which will hook up your security, appliances, and even your dog to a smart ecosystem, all controlled by a new 7-inch "Home Gateway" Android tablet. The system, which uses Bluetooth LE to interconnect, consists of multiple "Home Objects" - generally spherical and roughly the side of a table tennis ball - such as cameras or motion sensors.

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Archos wearables bring watch and scale to “Connected Self”

Archos wearables bring watch and scale to “Connected Self”

The Archos team are preparing for the oncoming wearable fad wave for CES 2014 with a set of “Archos Connected Self” devices this week. These devices all work with an upcoming app called Archos Connected Self, each of them working with health-related bits and pieces from the outset. These devices center on the fitness of the wearer or the user, right out of the box.

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Archos GEN11 101 XS 2 tablet now shipping

Archos GEN11 101 XS 2 tablet now shipping

During IFA 2013 in Berlin last August, we got our first look at some of Archos' new Android-powered tablets. Among those new Android-powered tablets was the Archos 101 XS 2 tablet that fit into the company's Gen11 tablet range. At the time, Archos offered up most of the details on the tablet, but we didn't know when it would launch or exactly how much it would cost.

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Archos Titanium smartphone budget series brings Jelly Bean and Dual-SIM support

Archos Titanium smartphone budget series brings Jelly Bean and Dual-SIM support

Archos has rolled out the red carpet for four new budget smartphones under the new Titanium series. The phones are being targeted at those who don't want to shell out for higher end handsets, but who need certain aspects to be robust in their offerings: Google services access, network support, and such. The prices range from 100 to 160 Euros.

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ARCHOS GamePad 2 official: 7-inch screen with ARM underneath

ARCHOS GamePad 2 official: 7-inch screen with ARM underneath

The ARCHOS GamePad 2 has appeared officially as the Archos team behind the original GamePad return for a more refined experience. You'll find this machine appearing with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip under the hood - unknown at this point as far as manufacturer goes - with a 7-inch 1280 x 800 pixel display up front. This display is also made bright and color-correct with IPS LCD technology.

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