Archos Flies Under Radar, Making Money With Tablets

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As it turns out, despite all the overwhelming attention that devices like the Galaxy Tab and Motorola Xoom are getting, Archos is doing just fine. In fact, they’re doing better than fine; they’re growing. This is despite the fact that the average Joe and Jane don’t even know about Archos at all.

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Archos 70 Internet tablet with Android, 250GB hard drive

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The tablet market has really started to heat up this year, but Archos has been doing this kind of thing for years already. Trying to remind you of its pedigree while still offering something new and exciting is the Archos 70 Internet tablet. For starters, it runs on Google Android.

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Archos drops 5 Android tablets, even a $100 unit

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Archos was already a major contender in the media player and Internet tablet market before the iPad had landed. Looking to re-establish itself as an industry leader, Archos has just announced no fewer than five new Android tablets. There’s even one that starts at under a hundred bucks.

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HP Slate specs revealed, How does it compare to the Apple iPad?

HP Slate vs. Apple iPad Specs

Everyone is super excited about the new Apple iPad and Steve Jobs couldn’t be happier. At the same time, this is going to open up a whole new market for competitors and it seems like the HP Slate could be a real contender. If you look at the spec sheets recently released, it beats the iPad in several areas.

Sure, the HP Slate hasn’t quite the market yet and the iPad has, but this list of features really seems to put the iPad in its place. For starters, the Slate gets a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Menlow Z530 processor, which should be peppier than the 1GHz Apple A4 processor in the iPad.

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Barnes & Noble Nook Browses Web, Tweets Too

When I was interviewed by Joseph Planta of The Commentary, we had a brief discussion about the world of ebook readers and whether these devices would really replace the “dead tree edition” books in the near future. Sean Cranbury chimed in saying that he wouldn’t buy one until they were multi-purpose and multi-function. Well, it […]

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RIP: The CrunchPad Tablet is Dead

Many of us have been following this Michael Arrington saga since its very infancy. This was when netbooks were first bursting onto the scene and it was before we had any real knowledge of a possible Apple Mac Tablet. The CrunchPad had so much promise, but it is now dead. Michael Arrington published an official […]

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Video: Android Powers 7-Inch Camangi WebStation Tablet

Google Android isn’t just for smartphones, you know. We’ve already seen some companies attempt to port the mobile operating system into a netbook form and now we’re getting an Android-powered take on what a Mac Tablet might look like. Except, you know, it’s wrapped all up in Google goodness. It’s not like the Camangi WebStation […]

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Official: Nokia N900 Tablet Announced (with Videos)

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While you could be led to believe that the new Nokia N900 is the latest in the company’s line of smartphones, it’s much more accurate to say that this is the follow-up to the Nokia N800 and N810 Internet Tablets that never really got popular around these parts. With the N900 Tablet, Nokia might be […]

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