This pretty much says it all: "If I were Microsoft, I would politely ask Archos not to sell the Archos 9. This tablet doesn’t just make its creator look bad, it makes Windows 7 look like it doesn’t belong on touch-enabled PCs." As it turns out, we were right, as evidenced by Microsoft's new direction with Windows 8. But that didn't excuse Archos from releasing a product in 2010 with an unresponsive touchscreen, maddeningly slow keyboard, and just 4 hours of battery life. Here's another gem from our review describing the speed of this 1.5-star slate: "Do you like watching spinning circles? Then you’re going to love using the Archos 9."