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Archos 5 Internet tablet reaches the end of the road?

08/12/2010, The Archos 5 Internet tablet is the first Android-powered device from the company, rolling out a good one year ago. Well, it seems to have reached the end of the road as Best Buy is letting its inventory of the 16GB A5A disappear in due time, as most...

Archos 5 Internet tablet gets OpenGL support

06/04/2010, The Archos 5 Internet tablet is a decent portable media player, although it hasn’t lit up the world with its Web browsing capability, and it isn’t exactly the best platform to play games on it where Android-powered devices are concerned....

Archos 5 Internet tablet hacked, runs on Maemo operating system

05/12/2010, The Archos 5 Internet tablet seems to have had an “upgrade” (this word is relative depending on which camp you’re on as you read further) where its operating system is concerned thanks to a bunch of hackers who decided to have the device...

Archos 5 gets full Android Market at last

04/27/2010, It has been a long time in coming, but Archos 5 users are finally able to gain access to the full Android Market, completing the tablet experience. This is in stark contrast to other Android-powered tablets that have limited access to free apps or even...

Archos 5 gets 1.7.95 firmware update

03/29/2010, While you might still be waiting for the Android 2.1 update for the Archos 5 (read our review), here is a little something to tide you over until that fateful day arrives – with the 1.7.95 firmware update that will feature a bunch of new features as...

Archos 5 to get Android 1.6 update

01/21/2010, Folks who own the Archos 5 device will be pleased to know that a full OS update to Android 1.6 (aka Donut) has been released. Too bad there aren’t any groundbreaking changes with no Android markeplace support in sight, although that can be remedied...

Archos 5 gets Donut and loses it

12/28/2009, Folks who own the Archos 5 Android-powered Internet tablet experienced a rather short-lived joy today – first, they received a new 1.6.08 firmware update which fixes a handful of existing features, only to have Archos pull the update from its...

Archos To Release Developer Firmware

11/28/2009, It looks like Archos is quite supportive of developers, evidenced by its recent PR that confirms that the company is making a proof-of-concept “developer edition” firmware for its ARCHOS 5 and ARCHOS 7 Internet Media Tablets. The firmware will...

Archos 5 Internet Tablet gets firmware update

11/19/2009, The Archos 5 tablet has received its latest firmware update, bumping up the version number to 1.3.07, where among the long list of changes and fixes include improved support for MP4 and MKV videos, fixed playback resolution issues and fixed support for...

Archos 5 Internet Tablet having problems

10/12/2009, Despite being just a couple of days out, Amazon has stopped all orders for its 160GB hard drive-based Archos 5 device, placing the item “under review.” Apparently, it might be a problem on their end that concerns the way it is shipped,...

Archos 5 Starts Shipping

10/10/2009, If you’ve recently read our Archos 5 Internet Tablet review, you’ll probably be licking your lips in anticipation of this device. It’s been on pre-order for a while now, but for those of you who have been patient (and keeping in touch...

Archos 5 Internet tablet now on Amazon

10/08/2009, Amazon is now offering the Archos 5 Internet tablet for the masses, where it will come in 160GB and 32GB capacities (with the latter featuring an SSD as the storage medium of choice), retailing for $389.99 and $369.99, respectively. Would you rather have...

Archos 5, an Android Tablet

09/15/2009, Archos is currently announcing its Archos 5 tablet that runs on Android in Paris. It will feature an AppStore and has been designed to receive accessories. Update: we have been getting some official information directly from the Archos event in Paris:...

Archos Offers Free DVR Station

05/26/2009, Amazon hopes to move more and more 250GB Archos 5 Internet Media Tablets by throwing in a free $100 DVR Station with each purchase of the former. Sounds like a bargain, although we’re not sure how many people would prefer to be caught carrying...