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This week saw the Consumer Electronics Show — or CES — take place in Las Vegas, an annual gathering of the technology industry to show off the latest and greatest. As with recent years, a big focus has been on Android and the evolving smartphone and tablet landscape. In this special edition of This Week In Android, we’re going to take a look at some of the show’s big announcements and call out a few of our favourites.


Tablets are becoming increasingly popular, but with Apple iPad and the Samsung Galaxy Tab starting at around $400, what are the options for those who aren’t looking to spend a small fortune but still want a full-featured tablet? This is where Archos comes in.

Archos is notorious for making tablets that are surprisingly affordable. On top of that, the folks at Archos always make sure that media is the top focus of their tablet line. Due to this, you will usually find much more hard drive space on an Archos tablet than on a competitor’s model. This is because in addition to traditional flash drive models, Archos also has a full line of tablets that include full-size HDDs.

Let’s take a closer look at these tablets…