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The Amiga Is Back -- 15 Years Too Late!

Love is a wonderful thing, except when it clouds your judgment and makes it impossible for you to let go of what you've already lost. And no one loved their computers more than the owners of Commodore Amigas.

The fact that Commodore went utterly bankrupt and that the machines have been pretty much dead for over a decade didn't stop these users from dreaming, and the true believers from plotting a comeback.

The latest scheme comes from Amiga Inc., which promises to deliver two brand-new PowerPC-based models.

Technically speaking, the Amiga never completely went away. A dedicated group of enthusiasts have kept the OS going, and folks have been able to load the AmigaOS onto PowerPC boxes and compute to their hearts' delight.

What's different about the Amiga Inc. news is the preconfigured hardware.

The Amiga is the only computer I've ever had a deep affection for, but even I have to admit it's over.

Posted by Doug Barney on May 02, 2007


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