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Froyo 2.2 is Out for the Archos Gen 8 Tablets.

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Update file here

Download and copy the aos file to the root of your device and then disconnect the USB cable, you will get a prompt to update the firmware hit OK ....sit back and relax.

http://update.archos...ndroid_gen8.aos

Foryo release notes

http://update.archos...ndroid_gen8.htm

Version 2.0.54 - Android "Froyo" 2.2.1 - November 30th, 2010

Higher performance: just in time compiler (JIT) technology makes applications run up to 5 times faster than previous Android "Eclair" 2.1 firmwares
Enhanced Microsoft Exchange support: it is now possible to synchronize contacts and calendar events
Allow to install more 3rd party applications by installing them on the storage memory (for applications that supports it)
Video: movie information and cover retrieval in video file info dialog
Multiple selection mode is now always enabled in the file manager
External bluetooth GPS receivers are now supported
Better assistance is provided in the tethering wizard to pair with cell phone using bluetooth DUN profile (smart APN detection)
OpenVPN is now supported
Slideshow support for network shares has been added to Gallery and Photoframe applications
Photoframe: full screen picture can now be displayed on double tap when in floating image mode
Manual white balance setting has been added in Camera application
Faster USB write transfer
Battery: more accurate battery charge estimation
Audio: improved compatibility with android audio stream volume management (voice/music/ringtone etc.)
Orientation: fixed compatibility issue with some applications working with inverted accelerometer axis

Edited by sharaf, 30 November 2010 - 03:57 PM.

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Amazing news, as just ordered my Archos 101 yesterday. Cant wait for it now.

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http://www.archos.co...h...ng=en
the link from the Archos website, with images on what's new. Looks pretty good.

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Market hack apk:
http://forum.archosf...hp?f=63&t=42067
Working on my A70.

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Download and copy the aos file to the root of your device

Or just use the built in firmware updater.

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