Archos Update – the struggle continues

A week or so ago Archos release the next firmware update for the Gen 8 series of Android based tablets. I’ve been struggling for a solid firmware since the update from 2.1.8 (which was super solid). The latest version does have some neat feature additions (good for you Archos, still adding to the device) but […]

Archos 2.3.81 Firmware – Two Days Late and a Dollar Short

I spent part of Saturday and Sunday playing around with root for my Archos 70 Internet Tablet. This little device has taken good care of me for a while. My only real issue was the last firmware update really messed some stuff up. Namely, a battery percentage issue (never hit 100% and seemed to drop […]

Archos Fun [Archive]

Super stoked for the new Archos Gen 8 firmware update. The latest version out as of a few days ago is 2.1.3 and brings some really stellar bug fixes. So far my favorite has to be the 64MB swap and better sleep management. Another awesome addition for those running the Google Market hack is the […]

Archos 70 Internet Tablet review [Archive]

It’s been a fun couple of weeks. My 8 GB Archos 70 Internet Tablet arrived and it’s everything I could imagine and probably a little bit more. For now I’ll be just doing a rough overview and looking into the future of hacking with this device at a later time. The specs on the unit […]

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 thinkĀ 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.Ā This 7″ beauty comes loaded with Android 2.2, a […]