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Pretty darn sweet

  • Apr 15, 2010
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I really like the Archos tablet, small and not to too heavy, it feels nice to hold while it really looks and functions like a mini computer, you can pretty much do anything you think of on it, within limits of course but still, it gives one great freedom.

Typing is really easy; it takes a bit to figure out how to use the screen key board and set up is fairly simple. I find speed to be sufficient on this, internet loads up without problems, programs run nice, only down side that I hate is this, the tablet comes with Window Starter system, which doesn't let you customize it at all, you want wallpaper? Forget it, unless you upgrade and pay for versions that they offer you are stuck with that, unless I want to reinstall everything which I think might do the trick, more work but I can use it more freely, after all it's a piece of art, I want to enjoy it  The site shows a Webshots page open, I wish I could say that you can use them with the table without paying for an upgrade, but no such luck, so that in itself is deceiving, hence 4 stars. I also had to purchase a stick on screen to prevent scratches, so there are a few expenses if one really wants to keep it in tip top shape. Other than that I love it, I can browse the web, read e-books for which I have been wild for lately and just check out stuff when I need a computer, easy to take with me, the display is crystal clear, this is a great little item.

- Kasia S.

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"Offering breathtaking design, excellent ergonomics and an impressive touch interface, the Archos 9 PC Tablet lets you take all your favorite entertainment with your wherever you roam as well as work in an entirely new way. Powered by Windows 7 Starter Edition operating system, the Archos 9 enables you to do the things you do every day more effortlessly with fewer clicks, faster searching, easier browsing, and simpler ways to connect.



The Archos 9 PC Tablet.

The optical trackpoint and integrated mouse buttons make it a breeze to navigate the Archos 9 (see ).

The adjustable leg stand allows the Archos 9 to be positioned to suit a range of uses. Designed for easy portability, the Archos 9 weighs less than 2 pounds and measures 0.67 inches thin. The Archos 9 sports a full touch-sensitive 9-inch resistive touchscreen display with a virtual keyboard as well as an innovative optical trackpoint (virtual mouse) for easy navigation. An adjustable leg stand allows the Archos 9 to be positioned in a number of positions--upright for watching videos or photo slideshows, or angled for an optimal typing position.

You'll also enjoy brilliant video playback on the Archos 9 thanks to the gorgeous widescreen, LED-backlit display, which provides a full HD 1080p resolution. And you can set up video conferences (using the 1.3-megapixel webcam), chat with friends and surf the web on the go via the integrated 54g Wi-Fi networking (or tether to a compatible mobile phone via Bluetooth and surf via ...

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