Archos 80/101 G9 Firmware Version 3.2.69 Released

Archos has just released a new firmware for Archos 80 G9 / 101 G9. Here’s the changelog: Firmware changes Version 3.2.69 – November 9th, 2011 Web browser: faster web page rendering Media center: built in online subtitle download support after a long press on a video file under video browser Media scraper: faster information retrieval process External storage: add ability to mount disks without partition Android version: switch to Honeycomb 3.2.1 Battery: low charge notification Multimedia: support for split AC3, MPEG2 plugins The firmware can be downloaded at http://update.archos.com/9/gen9/gen9_3.2.69/firmware_archos_it4.aos Jean-Luc Aufranc (CNXSoft)Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011. www.cnx-software.com

Archos 80/101 G9 Firmware Version 3.2.6.1 Released

Archos has just released a new firmware for Archos 80 G9 / 101 G9. The most important fix is for Android Marketplace that did not work properly for everybody. Here’s the changelog: Version 3.2.61 – October 21st, 2011 Google apps: new Honeycomb release 4 integrated. It contains the new Market (v3.1.7) that solves the issue of some Google accounts not being able to install applications. Power save: disable 3G USB host port by default Power: fix device sometimes not rebooting properly MTP: fix Video folder listed empty from host PC happening sometimes Audio: better volume management when a notification occurs during music playback Input method: disable switch to Arabic keyboard when Android default keyboard gets killed The firmware can be downloaded at http://update.archos.com/9/gen9/gen9_3.2.61/firmware_archos_it4.aos Jean-Luc Aufranc (CNXSoft)Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, […]

Archos 80/101 G9 Firmware Version 3.2.56 Released

Archos has just released a new firmware for Archos 80 G9 / 101 G9. Here’s the changelog: Version 3.2.56 – October 14th, 2011  Android browser: add support for new browsing modes in settings (using various tablet/desktop user agents) Network shares: improve browsing behavior robustness and mounting reliability Memory management: reduce time for an application to load Wi-Fi: achieve faster reconnect Wi-Fi: fix mobile access point support Accessories: add support for some USB Ethernet adapters (chipsets: RTL8150, ASIX AX88xxx, Davicom DM9601, SMSC LAN75xx, SMSC LAN95xx, NetChip 1080, MosChip MCS7830) on micro USB port Video: fix sound being lost sometimes while playing and need to seek/play/pause to recover it Filebrowser: make it usable with Archos remote application Battery: apply less intrusive low battery warnings Keyboard: no need to reboot to apply keyboard layout The firmware can be downloaded at http://update.archos.com/9/gen9/gen9_3.2.56/firmware_archos_it4.aos Jean-Luc Aufranc (CNXSoft)Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, […]

Android 2.2 is now available for Archos 28/32/43/70/101 Internet Tablet

Archos Android 2.2

Archos has just released a firmware update for Gen8 Devices with Android 2.2.1. This will be faster and more responsive, but you’ll have to wait a bit longer for flash support since they need the flash plugin to be certified. If you already installed Google MarketPlace on your Archos device, you might need to wait for a new gApps4Archos.apk file or follow the instructions here, install the new version for Android 2.2. The file name is now gApps4Archos2.apk. Here are the features of this firmware update (2.0.54): 1. New Features of Android 2.2.1 Higher performance: Just In Time compiler (JIT technology), makes applications run up to 5 times faster than previous 2.1 Eclair (firmware 1.0.84). Enhanced Microsoft® Exchange support: it is now possible to synchronise contacts and calendar events. Allow to install more 3rd party applications by installing them on the internal storage memory (for applications that support it). New […]

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