Possibly New Archos - PM700???

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Budwzr
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Re: Possibly New Archos - PM700???

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Psion went bust on their "NetBook" a long time ago. I don't know how they can claim a copyright on a defunct product and a generic name. I think I'll go out and patent "iToilet" so I can cash in one day.

Archos5Fan wrote:This is something that Archos should be a leader in and they were caught napping. If they had developed the 7 with a clamshell keyboard and let users be able to install an OS (in effect, making it a netbook), Archos with that beautiful screen would be sitting pretty. Instead they got caught off guard and all the sales are going to the netbooks (a registered trademark of Psion ;) ).
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Re: Possibly New Archos - PM700???

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Psion claims it was never defunct. I think they waited too long. I think even they forgot they had a "netbook". I have a Tablet PC and that thing rocks with Windows 7.
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Re: Possibly New Archos - PM700???

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Budwzr wrote:Psion went bust on their "NetBook" a long time ago. I don't know how they can claim a copyright on a defunct product and a generic name. I think I'll go out and patent "iToilet" so I can cash in one day.
You can't patent a name at all, but you could certainly claim it is a trademark. You'd be amazed what you can trademark -- I believe Dunlop, for example, has trademarked ``The smell of roses on tyres''.
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Re: Possibly New Archos - PM700???

Post by Frealopo09 »

I've just updated the firmware to the latest but before I did that there was nothing shown in the "all by date" folder. After the firmware update it ran an "updating ARCLibrary" process and it now does that every time I add new files.

I'd guess something had gone wrong with the library process; is there a way you can force it to rebuild the library?


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