Summary: 1) It arrived sooner, which it was very important to me. 2) The book was in good shape as it was post it in used book. 3) It gives me options of address, which I needed because I lived abroad and sometimes I travel to the USA.
Summary: This machine is a fantastic time-shifter DVR - I can take my essential TV viewing (or favourite Divx and Xvid videos) to work with me, watch programmes and movies on my 50 minute commute to work, and again at break times. I am so up to stream on my favourite TV programmes as a consequence of the Archos. I also do a lot of photography, and it is great to use as backup - the Wifi is powerful enough to upload to your favourite website.
Summary: This thing is freaking amazing. The screen is beautiful and every time I whip this thing out on an airplane and cycle through a choice of like 30 movies, they want to know where to get one. The battery life is pretty good. The capabilities of this thing are real cool and the touch screen is fantastic. The internet needs a little work. It is a little better than surfing the web on a Sony PSP, which isn't very fun.
Summary: I have had this Archos Video Player for about 1 month now and am completely happy with it. I have been using DVD decrypter to strip copy protection from DVD's that I own and compressing them with Gordian Knot to about 700 Meg in size in DIVX format. Given the 80GB hard drive installed that equates to over 100 movies on a very nice 7 inch touchscreen display. The sound quality is very good and volume is acceptable for airline or auto use.
Summary: This is the best entertainment you can imagine in an airplane. Much better than the little screen I used before on my Ipod Video. The perfect choice for everybody who travels. Only remark is that there is no place for the stylus in the machine, so I am quiet sure that I have to buy severel of these during the next periode;-)
Summary: It does everything it says it will and more. I would recommend this product to anyone who is looking for more in a media system. I did have to download a couple of things from archos to get it to play vob files and some mpg4 files and that cost me $30 for the bundle pack, but I knew ahead of time I would have to do that before I purchased the product. Anyway, please buy this product you won't regret it!
Summary: I travel to the other side of the pond every month and this thing is great! It does everything they say it does. I do agree that pdf files are slow to view, and it will not completely replace your laptop for surfing the internet. Everything else is great. I took it on an 11 hour flight from Dallas to Zurich and in between their two movies, and meals, found that battery life was just about right.