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Old Mar 22nd, 2012, 08:20 PM   #1
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Until you've seen this, you probably haven't truly appreciated Apple's ability to make even a little box attractive...

Commodore USA unveils Amiga Mini, updated range



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Commodore USA has unveiled its first Amiga-branded personal computer. The Amiga mini borrows Mac Mini stylings but packs a hefty punch into the compact package. An updated range also accommodates the lower spec Commodore VIC mini. Updates to the VIC-Slim keyboard-PC and C64x complete the new range.
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Old Mar 22nd, 2012, 08:31 PM   #2
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Yuck...
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Old Mar 22nd, 2012, 08:54 PM   #3
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I donno. I know it looks like a mini, but at some point, silver boxes silver black tablets are all kinda looking the same.

Can I patent a back square screen?

I hope this doesn't run windows...



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Old Mar 22nd, 2012, 09:07 PM   #5
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Hmmm... just the mention of: Commodore, Amiga Mini, and then to see - 10:52 March 22, 2012, I just thought it must be an early April Fools Day type post.

And why bother as they say:
"The Amiga mini isn't cheap. The 1 TB hard drive entry-level model can be ordered from the Commodore USA website for $2495 in silver or black finish, and you can add a further $495 or $995 to that if you'd prefer a 300 or 600 GB SSD. A "barebones" version is available for $345, which effectively reduces the unit to a Blu-ray player - a costly one at that. Estimated delivery turnarounds are currently four to six weeks after an order is placed. "

As JC says, Yuck and not for me!!!

Maybe we'll see an Adam mini next. At least it was thanks to an Adam that my eldest son gave to our youngest son in the late '80s that got us into an LC Mac when we could no longer get the 8mm cassette tapes formatted properly for a working boot and storage "boot drive" that it used.

Ah those good old days!!!
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Old Mar 22nd, 2012, 09:26 PM   #6
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ah not windows but commodore vision.

Commodore USA

Would be interesting to see it in vmWare.



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Old Mar 23rd, 2012, 07:40 AM   #8
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I'm sure all the Linux guys will be rushing out to buy this thing....

Maybe if you've been in a coma for the last 30yrs this might look like a good value. :lol:
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Old Mar 23rd, 2012, 07:54 AM   #9
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This is a perfect example of why Apple is so successful and other companies are not.

Apple has gone for the "Wow" while other companies have gone for the money.

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