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by Tikker
Mon May 28, 2012 1:46 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: A5IT vs. SGP 5
Replies: 8
Views: 2396

Re: A5IT vs. SGP 5

yeah, friend of mine at work has one of these


I'm tempted to grab one for my dad to take to europe with him (cameras, and faster GPS response)
by Tikker
Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:37 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Used Archos 5 (8gb) Price
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Re: Used Archos 5 (8gb) Price

depends on hwat you expect from it as a multimedia device, it's still one of the very best options out there as an eReader, it's also very serviceable for gaming, it's mostly a waste of time for light surfing, it's pretty good the GPS is very hit or miss I don't use mine a whole lot anymore, but it ...
by Tikker
Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:00 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Wifi has gone flaky
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Wifi has gone flaky

removing the password seems to do the trick be nice if they could fix this problem summary: wpa encryption and wifi drops quite often, and ALWAYS when attempting to download anything turn off encryption, and no wifi drops, and able to download large maps, video, etc streaming video/music always seem...
by Tikker
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Wifi has gone flaky
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Re: Wifi has gone flaky

hrm, i should remove the password and see what happens
by Tikker
Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Wifi has gone flaky
Replies: 3
Views: 770

Wifi has gone flaky

I've had a heck of a time in the last few months with my tablet constantly dropping wifi connection when I download something it's fine as long as I'm just surfing, but as soon as I attempt to download something, update maps, install new apps, etc etc the wifi dies I then have to turn off wifi,then ...
by Tikker
Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Cameras for A5it?
Replies: 8
Views: 1204

Re: Cameras for A5it?

jebus, went and checked out the video shot by the Pro HD

possibly the best 10-15 minutes of video i've seen in a long time

makes me want to completely re-examine my life lol

now I have a new toy on my wishlist
by Tikker
Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...
Replies: 11
Views: 1713

Re: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...

i've had mapdroyd running, but it doesn't really have maps for my neck of the woods
by Tikker
Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...
Replies: 11
Views: 1713

Re: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...

sygic seems to be euro maps only? or am i missing something?


anyhoo, I'm still looking for a map solution.
by Tikker
Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...
Replies: 11
Views: 1713

Re: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...

where is the car kit available? most of my googling turned up just UK sites, and costing more than what I paid for the archos itself
by Tikker
Tue Jun 07, 2011 3:22 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...
Replies: 11
Views: 1713

so after almost 2 years, my GPS suddenly works...

every few months, I remember to haul out my archos to try the GPS again it's never worked it's never seen more than 3 satellites, and only every locked onto 1 at a time before suddenly this past weekend, after 60-120 seconds it would get a lock, and work properly was really flabbergasted (in the goo...
by Tikker
Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:52 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: best in-ear phones for A5IT
Replies: 7
Views: 1366

Re: best in-ear phones for A5IT

I've used my ZAGG smartbuds with my archos and it sounds pretty alright to me

they're really comfortable too, which is a big plus imo
by Tikker
Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:51 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Video and audio don't syn !!!
Replies: 4
Views: 594

Re: Video and audio don't syn !!!

i've got a couple thousand mkv files (h264 with ac3/dolby or mp3 audio) and i've not seen a single sync issue on my a5a
by Tikker
Wed Nov 24, 2010 2:47 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Is this what I am looking for?
Replies: 7
Views: 707

Re: Is this what I am looking for?

it's a fantastic ebook reader (perfect size, imo)

no idea about the keyboarding though
by Tikker
Wed Nov 17, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: A great idea for archos5-an adapter for cellular capabilites
Replies: 3
Views: 609

Re: A great idea for archos5-an adapter for cellular capabil

Buy a cell phone then


A5a is perfect because it's not a phone ;)
by Tikker
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:21 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Best Codec/Container?
Replies: 6
Views: 844

Re: Best Codec/Container?

i stream 720p content to the archos5 np at all
by Tikker
Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: using A5a exclusively in portrait mode
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Re: using A5a exclusively in portrait mode

I'm exact opposite

I'm landscape all the time now
by Tikker
Sun Nov 14, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Best Codec/Container?
Replies: 6
Views: 844

Re: Best Codec/Container?

I like h264 inside .mkv

Audio is usually Dolby of some flavour.
by Tikker
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Wifi anywhere?
Replies: 10
Views: 915

Re: Wifi anywhere?

no

you always need either a router/ap to access, or tether to a phone

there are no other choices
by Tikker
Thu Oct 28, 2010 1:10 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: Archos 5 Internet Tablet ...
Replies: 2
Views: 513

Re: Archos 5 Internet Tablet ...

eh, apple's os is based on linux too, so I'm not really sure what you're getting at
by Tikker
Thu Oct 28, 2010 1:08 am
Forum: Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android
Topic: mini sd card max size?
Replies: 12
Views: 1618

Re: mini sd card max size?

if you can get a miniSD card into it, i'll be very impressed

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