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ThinkFree and ARCHOS Team Up to Deliver Android Based Document Viewer

September 15, 2009

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ — ThinkFree (www.thinkfree.com), a leader in next-generation office productivity solutions, and Archos SA (www.archos.com), an award winning technology innovator and leader in Internet Media Tablet market, today announced a business partnership that brings ThinkFree Mobile Android document viewer to its first ever Android based Internet Media Tablet, the Archos 5. End users can now view word processing, spreadsheet and presentation documents including Microsoft(TM) Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe(TM) PDF using ThinkFree Mobile Android (http://product.thinkfree.com/mobile/android). The offering also features seamless integration with Google Docs and ThinkFree Online, ThinkFree’s established online service for collaboration and synchronization across all documents.

The Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet is able to play HD multimedia content, to record TV programs; in addition Android opens up the device to nearly unlimited customization Apps and Internet browsing. The ARCHOS 5 Internet Tablet features a sleek and slim design, a 5″ high-resolution touch-screen, an ultra-fast TI-OMAP3 processor, a full fledge Internet browser, 3D GPS navigation. With a storage capacity ranging from 8Gb to 500Gb, the ARCHOS 5 offers the ability to store Android applications along with hundreds of full-length HD movies, songs, photos and more.

“This partnership between ARCHOS and ThinkFree dwells on Archos well known innovation culture. As a result ARCHOS is able to market the first internet tablet displaying Microsoft(TM) Office(R) documents,” said Henri Crohas ARCHOS Founder and CEO. “The new ARCHOS 5 internet media tablet combines the best of Archos multimedia experience with the Android open operating system framework.”

“ThinkFree Mobile Android Viewer is a great example of how the mobile user experience is advancing. TI is delighted to see ThinkFree’s technology used in Archos’ next generation device which continues to leverage the power and performance of the OMAP 3 platform,” said Fred Cohen, director of worldwide ecosystem partners for Texas Instruments. “With the OMAP application processor platform as a foundation, TI and our Ecosystem partners strive to quickly and easily deliver innovative features to the rapidly growing Android community. Working together, the possibilities are endless.”

ThinkFree Mobile Android is also now available directly on the Google Android marketplace. For more details, click here.

About ThinkFree

ThinkFree, Inc. based in Santa Clara, is a leading developer of ubiquitous documentation platforms to offer boundless office productivity environments. ThinkFree built its award-winning office suite on a flexible architecture for deployment either hosted on a local server or company intranet, available over the Internet, or installed on a desktop or portable device. Majority owned by Haansoft Inc., a publicly held company on the Korean KOSDAQ stock market, ThinkFree’s mission is to offer market-leading software solutions that leverage the power of the Internet and provide users with a consistent, unified and productive experience regardless of computing platform.

ThinkFree and ThinkFree Online are registered trademarks of ThinkFree, Corp. Snapdragon is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks and/or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About ARCHOS

ARCHOS introduced the hard-drive-based MP3 player with the Jukebox 6000 in 2000, and since that time has revolutionized consumer electronics devices. The company introduced the portable video player in 2003 and was the first to bring TV recording, wireless and touch screens to the portable media player. The ARCHOS Internet Media Tablets and PCtablet offer consumers uncompromised access to the Internet, movies, photos, video, music and television anytime, anywhere. Established in 1988, ARCHOS has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, and is quoted on Compartment C of Euronext Paris, ISIN Code FR0000182479. More information is available online at www.archos.com.

    Media Contacts:

    The Hoffman Agency For ThinkFree
    Carlos Mangandy
    (408) 975-3004
    cmangandy@hoffman.com

    Company Contact:

    ThinkFree, Inc.
    For business: sales@thinkfree.com
    For media: press@thinkfree.com
    Web site: www.thinkfree.com

    ARCHOS
    For Media: Virginie BAJAN, Bajan@archos.com
    Web site: www.archos.com

SOURCE ThinkFree, Inc.


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