New Toy coming soon! [Archive]

Well, I’m kind of a sucker for new gadgets. And when I get my mind on one, it’s pretty consuming. I think Darren Kitchen of Hak5 fame has it right when he calls it “technolust.”
Archos released their next major Android Tablet today, the Archos 70 Internet Tablet. This 7″ beauty comes loaded with Android 2.2, a capacitive touch screen, 8 GB (or even a 250GB model coming soon) of internal storage and a plethora of audio and video playback options. It’s ARM Cortex A8 at 1 GHz with DSP and 3D OpenGL ES 2.0 Graphics accelerator make it the beefiest 7″ tablet on the market and a far better price than the Samsung Galaxy Tab. A 7″ screen with multi-touch just seems like the perfect size between smartphone (3.4″ HTC Hero is perfect for a phone) and a laptop or netbook screen. Internet ready, and access to plenty of Android apps, makes this little gadget my current must have. Having just ordered mine today, I’m eagerly anticipating it’s arrival. Expect an unboxing and full report as soon as possible.
For now, here’s a look. (via archos.com)
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