Daily Archives: February 13, 2013

Call It The iFob

Apple Said to Have Team Developing Wristwatch Computer

From dictionary.com:

[fob] noun

1. a small pocket just below the waistline in trousers for a watch, keys, change, etc. Compare watch pocket.

2. a short chain or ribbon, usually with a medallion or similar ornament, attached to a watch and worn hanging from a pocket.

3. the medallion or ornament itself.

Last boldfaced emphasis added by me.

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For All The Underdogs

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A Strange Archos Tablet Development

I signed up with J&R to be notified when the Archos 80 Titanium, Archos 80 Platinum, and Archos 97 Platinum tablets were in stock.

This morning I opened my email to find this from J&R:

Dear Valued Customer,

Recently, you submitted a stock alert requesting to be notified when we have the item(s) below back in stock. We are sorry to inform you that due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable provide you with this information. At the current time, we are unable to obtain sufficient information from the manufacturer as to when or if we will be receiving another shipment.

And it goes on to list the tablets I mentioned above.

So, I went to J&R’s website and lo, all of the new Archos Titanium and Platinum tablet listings have disappeared!

I don’t know what this means. Did these tablets fail testing at the FCC? If so, how did that happen since it seems the 97 Titanium is on sale in Europe? If they will pass FCC testing, does it mean Archos is delaying their entry in the U.S. or not selling them here at all? (Note the Archos 80 Cobalt never made it to the U.S..)

Previously here:

New Archos Tablets Listed At J&R
The Archos 97 Titanium Tablet Is Junk
The Archos 97 Titanium Tablet Is Garbage
Archos 80 Platinum = Onda V812

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