Despite some bad reviews about Archos tablets floating around, I can recommend them highly. The Archos 43IT is an amazing little machine, and the only improvement would have been a capacative rather than a touch screen.
It is worth remembering that the device has been around for some time, and is being 'discounted' by retailers.
The point is that if you buy one, albeit 'new', it has probably been sitting in its box for quite a long time, and the lithium battery will be completely discharged (as was the one subject of this review).
Archos tablets will NOT start up unless there is sufficient 'charge' in the battery. They will NOT run even with the charging… Read more
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Further to my review below, after almost two years, numerous complaints by customers, and extensive postings on Sling's own forum (which they have never 'acknowledged or contributed to', this Freeview matter is unresolved.
Please be aware, or make yourself aware by reading about it on their Forum, that the Company cannot be relied upon to provide customer support on this key issue, and as they have ignored it re. the Sling PRO and PRO-HD boxes, they are unlikely to do so for any of their current or new products. Purchase any of them at your peril.
Since the latest Freeview update in October 2012, the Slingbox internal Freeview unit will not… Read more