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20 Apr 2019

Today's Highlights
  - Two interesting links today. The first is a VERY informative interview conducted by the Polish news site with A-Eon Technology co-counder Trevor Dickinson covering the current situation and some GREAT insight into the future. The second one is a '060' accelerator by CS-LAB for the A1200 that somehow fell under my radar. (Video)

11 Apr 2019

Today's Highlights
  - Sad news. Fellow Amiga user and CEO of DreamArtStudio Stefano Buonocore has passed away. He founded the company back in 2008 and was know for the point and click adventure The Secret of Middle City. Close friend and founder of GDG Entertainment, Gianluca Girelli has written a beautiful and touching tribute to him and his memory.

The Secrets of Middle City

5 Mar 2019

Today's Highlights
  - Once again I'm 'blown away' by the creativity and sheer determination of my fellow Amiga users. Projects like this give me hope that the Amiga will be around for years to come. And 'how did I not stumble across this project sooner???'

   - Jeroen Vandezande from the Belgian Amiga Club has thrown his hat into the ring of redesigned A1200 motherboards. Behold the Amiga1200+. This project is a re-implementation of the Amiga 1200 board started from the schematics. Changes and enhancements were made to the original schematics.

    - All Original AA chips are needed and can be put into the sockets. These include Lisa, Paula, Alice, The two CIA chips and the Keyboard controller.
    - Gayle, Budgie and the DRAM have been removed and the functionality has been moved to a daughterboard. This board can also contain a CPU.
    - Video output has been moved to a seperate output board. This board get all Lisa output signals and also all the typical Zorro signals. This means that an RTG card can be developed.
    - The PCMCIA slot has been removed and in the free space a power switch, boot selector switch (DF0:/DF1:) and a uSD card slot have been added.
    - A single supply universal power input has been added. (15V - 36V) From this the following voltages are created:
      - 5 Volts: main power rail 5 Amp capable
      - 12 Volts: 1 Amp capable
      - 3.3 Volts: 0.5 Amp capable (for daughter boards)
      - 1.2 Volts: 0.5 Amp capable (for daughter boards)
      - Two PC standard 3 Pin fan headers are added to the board.
      - Terrible Fire compatible SPI port for network chip
      - Extension board connector for mouse/joystick. (one is in development that has USB Mouse and two classic DB-9 connectors and autoswitches when fire button is pressed)
   - This project is Open Source: more on Bitbucket

A1200+ Render

A1200+ with ramboard. (More pics on the site)

10 Feb 2019

Today's Highlights
  - Somebody likes me! ;-)

I still have the BEST WIFE ever!!
Get your own at Elle's Crafty Cookies

5 Feb 18

Today's Highlights
  What is going on here? Has Colanto gained an upper hand its drama vs. Hyperion? From one of the latest court docuemnts comes this little tidbit...

    "On Friday, February 1, 2019, Plaintiff Amiga, Inc. transferred to C-A Acquisition Corp., which is under common ownership with Plaintiff Cloanto Corp.,1 all worldwide rights, title and interest in and to all AMIGA-formative trademarks, including but not limited to the 'Exclusive Licensed Marks' as that term is defined in the 2009 Settlement Agreement (the 'Settlement Agreement'), and the 'Boing Ball' design mark.

    - Directly from AmigaDocuments Twitter "Cloanto buys Amiga (sort of overshadows the rest of the motion):"
    - Or read the full Plaintiffs Oppostion court filing dated 4 Feb 19.

24 Jan 18

Today's Highlights
  I wish I was still on the west coast... Not just one but two Commodore shows coming to a neighborhood near you. (or not)
    - The First Commodore Los Angeles Super Show being held April 27-28. In the meantime visit the shows forum. Presented by the Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network and the Fresno Commodore User Group.
    - Pacific Commodore Expo NW v3 being held June 8-9. Presented by the Fresno Commodore User Group, Puget Sound Commodore Users Group, Seattle Retro-Computing Society and the Commodore 64 Enthusiasts of Greater Victoria.

2 Jan 18

Today's Highlights
  Nice way to kick off the New Year with one last gift from Santa!

Mmmmm coffee... But where is my Epyx Fast Load cartridge?

31 Dec 18

Today's Highlights
  I hope everyone had a good Christmas and all the best to us in 2019!

Holidays 2018. Thank you everyone!

23 Dec 18

Today's Highlights
  I debated about adding this to the front page but since it hit the front pages of Slashdot a few days ago I figured 'what the heck'...
   - Slashdot - Rare Amiga Bought on eBay For $2,500
   - EuroGamer - This Amiga 3000 has quite the history, but it needs some TLC.
   - EBay - Unique and historically important working Psygnosis Amiga 3000

15 Dec 18

Today's Highlights
  I love it when the Amiga makes the front page of!
    - Slashdot - Was Commodore's Amiga 'A Computer Ahead of Its Time'?
    - Gizmodo - The Commodore Amiga Was A Computer Ahead Of Its Time
    - YouTube - MST3K: PC vs. Mac - Crow and Tom Servo Throw Down

10 Dec 18

Today's Highlights
  From everyone here at, we wish you all the best this Holiday Season! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

28 Nov 18

Today's Highlights
  - Quick updates!
    - The multi talented Andy Broad has released the latest version of his WONDERFUL drawing program SketchBlock. Now available on AMIStore.
    - Forbes - The First Next-Generation, 68K-Based Amiga In Decades Booted Up Yesterday.
    - HotHardware -It's Alive! Commodore Amiga Reborn As Vampire V4 Standalone Boots For The First Time.
    - HotHardware - Revitalization Of Commodore's Amiga Continues With Exciting New Retro Hardware.
    - ElectronicsIsFun - GuruNet A parallel port Ethernet adapter for your

16 Nov 2018

Today's Highlights
  - Look what I got today... Mmmmmmmmmmm......

I have the BEST wife EVER!!
Get your own at Elle's Crafty Cookies

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