Archos (pronounced /ˈɑrkoʊs/) is a French consumer electronics company that was established in 1988 by Henri Crohas. Archos manufactures portable media players and portable storage devices. The name is an anagram of Crohas' last name, and it is also Greek for 'master' (αρχος). The company's slogan has been updated from Think Smaller to On The Go and the now-current Entertainment your way.Archos has developed a variety of products, including digital audio players, PVPs (portable video players), digital video recorders, and a personal digital assistant. They also now offer tablet PCs, netbooks, and Google Android powered Internet tablets.Archos 9 is an internet media tablet or better Windows based TabletPC launched October 2009 utilizing Microsoft's Windows 7 Operating System..Base Unit Technical SpecificationsIn January 2009, Archos released their first netbook, the Archos 10, following the naming scheme of the IMT players.
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To Zinio and iTunes Newsstand, now add another iPad magazine aggregator. LeKiosk, which launched in France in January 2011, is now launching in the UK on Monday, and is seeking funding for further internationalisation.
The Philadelphia Media Network, which publishes the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and philly. com, is offering $99 Android tablets to customers who sign up for two-year subscriptions. The company started the promotion on Tuesday with 5,000 Arnova 10 G2 tablets.
Starting today, the Philadelphia Media Network—which owns The Inquirer, Daily News and Philly. com—is offering a discounted tablet to the first 5,000 subscribers to its new Android apps. In a news conference on Monday, PMN CEO and publisher Greg Osberg (ambitiously) described the initiative as “the most ambitious paid-content initiative ever introduced in the United States.
Operating systems don't age well. Some have better genes than others or they have more competent caretakers, but sooner or later they are stricken by a cancer of bug fixes upon bug fixes, upgrades upon upgrades. I know, I lived inside two OS sausage factories, Apple and Be, and was closely associated with a third, PalmSource.
Small but committed queues form for UK launch of tablet - but online demand may mean supplies are scarce.