Denver - Archos, the supplier of MP3/video players and tablets, entered the home electronics market with the launch of the Android-based Archos 35 home connect tabletop Internet radio/alarm clock.
It's available at retail for $149.
The device features Android 2.2 OS, 3.5-inch color
touchscreen, embedded Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, integrated TuneIn app to stream 50,000
Internet radio stations, and an app to stream weather, traffic and news
information. It also features 4GB of embedded memory to store audio and video
The Archos 35 also lets users browse the web and download apps from the
, which offers more than 50,000 apps, Archos said.
Users can wake up to nature sounds, MP3 songs, or a web radio station
The product is available at the
and at J&R, Adorama, Amazon and Newegg.com, among other outlets.