Android and Archos Gen8 Internet Tablet Performance CPU Speed benchmark

It has been few days since Android 2.2 (Froyo) firmware was released by Archos for their Gen8 devices. Initial testing showed the CPU has...

OpenAOS CyanogenMod7 update for Gen8

OpenAOS team has just released a new update to their CyanogenMod7 port on Archos Gen8. This port brings a fully up to date CyanogenMod7...

[Kernel] Archos Gen8 Kernel (2.1.04 firmware OK) (max 1.28G) (Updated: 01-FEB-2011)

For your convenience, we are hosting a copy of the files here. All files are verified with MD5 checksum. Loading... First, thanks $aur0n for the nice...

Archos firmware archive firmware_archos_android_gen8.aos

Rename the file to firmware_archos_android_gen8.aos and execute it thru a file manager or copy it to /storage Loading...

Archos CPU SPEED: Android 2.2 at 800 Mhz vs Android 2.1...

I have been doing some tests to check about the CPU clocking on both systems. I can confirm that on the same Archos 101  IT...

DIY: SSD in Archos 70 HDD version

There are various users from Archosfans who succeeded to replace the stock HDD by a larger version. For example: http://forum.archosfans.com/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=60579 He actually sold it with profit....

Archos 70b IT review Part 4: Benchmarks

We ran some benchmarks on it. Though the OMAP3630 is not the newest processor out here, it performed quite well. All tests were run on firmware 3.2.80, just after a fresh reboot and all applications closed...

Archos 70b IT review Part 5: Real life performance

The viewing angles are ok. They are not as good as on the IPS or even on a MVA screen panel, but they are just good enough when used in landscape mode. When in portret, you should hold the 70b IT in front of you(slightly to the left is also not a problem), the colors start inverting very fast. However, when sitting in front of it, the colors look great. Black is nearly black(dark blue), white is white and red is red.

Archos G8 and G9 new firmwares on their way

According to Archosfans.com forum users, Archos has made new firmware updates available on their website and removed them. It is very possible that these...