Is there a Market for a Family targeted 13.3-inch Tablet? Archos Seems to Think so

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When it comes to sharing a tablet for the whole family, 7-inch, 9.7-inch or even 10.1-inch might be a little restrictive. Most families tend to stick to these sizes though because they are readily available and are the most affordable option. Sure, bigger screen tablets like the Excite 13 do exist, but at a premium price. This is where Archos steps in. Archos might not be the most popular brand around, but they are known for sticking to relatively budget-friendly price points. A new FCC filing suggests that Archos is preparing for a larger-screen tablet with family sharing and use in mind- the 13.3-inch Archos FamilyPad.

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Archos 97 Carbon Android ICS Tablet Challenges Nexus 7

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As its name implies, the 97 Carbon features a 9.7-inch 5X multitouch IPS screen. There’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich under the hood and, thankfully, there is full access to Google Play and the full suite of Google apps right out of the box.

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Motorola’s Cordless Android Ice Cream Sandwich Home Phones

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One of the best things about Android devices is that they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, and what you see above is one of the two landline based DECT cordless Android powered phones from Motorola. The question is, what’s the point? Everyone has cell phones these days and we’re not sure where the market is for something like this.

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Archos Arnova 9 G3 tablet Hits The FCC Website

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Archos has done a pretty good job creating a niche of budget devices like tablets, specifically those under the Arnova branding. The Archos Arnova 9 G3 is supposed to continue the company’s tradition of low-price tablets, but this time around it will come packed with Android 4.0 ICS. Today it showed up at the FCC website, which is probably a pretty good sign that it is about to hit stores sooner rather than latter.

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Do You Want The New iPad Or The New $40 Aakash Tablet?

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It may not be coming jam-packed with features as the new iPad which becomes available today for the cost of an arm and leg, and it may not be as thin as the teased stainless steel Archos slate, but it certainly is unbeatable when it comes to its price tag. The ridiculously cheap Aakash 2 tablet, which is the successor to the $35 Aakash tablet designed for the students in India, will be launched in the country in the coming month with a price tag of just $40.

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Archos G10 XS Ultra-Thin Tablet Teased (Video)

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The new iPad, as you know, has arrived with impressive specs, but all those features have resulted in the device becoming fatter and heavier. That’s certainly not a big problem, but those of you who are dying to see a super-thin tablet should check out the Android-running Archos G10 XS, which is the latest in a […]

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Archos Announces $129 Child Pad with Ice Cream Sandwich

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You thought the $199 Kindle Fire was a good deal? You thought OLPC was doing the right thing with cheap laptops? Archos is going even further with the announcement of the Child Pad, a seven-inch kid-friendly tablet that runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich right out of the box.

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