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LATEST

15 Oct 2018

Todays Highlights
  - Another successful AmiWest is in the books. Here are a few links for viewing pleasure.

   -Amiwest Devcon 2018 videos - Over 4+ hrs. (Linked from Amigaworld)
   -Amiwest 2018 - The main site.
   -SACC Amiwest page - Sacramento Amiga Computer Club.
   -Amiga Developer - Dedicated to all aspects of Amiga software development.


4 Oct 2018

Todays Highlights
  - Lots to catch up on... In no specific order...

  - The Checkmate A1500 kickstarter project was successfully funded!! Congratulations Steve!!

  - Very happy news. Last month one of my favorite websites, Generation Amiga, had closed it doors forever but in surprising twist I see it's back from the dead!

  - And from the "Where did this come from department???" The guys over at Hyperion have given us the biggest update to AOS 3.1 in decades. Behold AOS 3.1.4. Here are a few highlights.
    - 20+ Kickstart ROMs
    - Large disk support
    - Updated Diskdoctor
    - Updated CLI/Shell
    - Reworked printer drivers
    - And a whole bunch more!

    - BONUS - We made the front page of Slashdot again!


1-31 Sep 18

Todays Highlights
  - Lets just call the whole month of September a draw due to Hurricane Florance.


28 Aug 18

Todays Highlights
  - Today is the day! Here is the link for the Checkmate A1500 Kickstarter project. It's only a few hours old and already 25% funded. Better get one before their all gone!


27 Aug 18

Todays Highlights
  - Tomorrow Steve Jones will be kicking off his Kickstarter launch party for the Checkmate A1500. So what is it you ask? From the website "This is a re imagining of an Amiga product from the late 80's brought up to date for the modern retro computer fan that can hold a number of Amiga and PC motherboards".

  The current design is able to accept the following motherboards.
    - A500
    - A600/1200
    - A1222 Tabor (from AEON)
    - Mini/Micro ATX
    - Raspberry Pi model b's


  More links for your viewing pleasure
    - The Amiga 1500 Story | Commodore Vs Checkmate Digital
    - The launch will also be lived streamed on YouTube


23 Aug 18

Todays Highlights
   - WOW!! Hese posted on Amibay his latest Amiga motherboard project. Say hello to A4000TX ATX Amiga motherboard

  - A4000TX ATX motherboard, the first Amiga based motherboard in ATX form factor (actually a hybrid ATX/EATX form factor). A4000TX is an A4000cr motherboard and daughterboard embedded together with a few additional features.

  The motherboard is fully hand-routed like the A4000+ Alice motherboard was.

  The specifications of the A4000TX Lisa rev 1.0:
    - fits into (E)ATX case
    - uses standard ATX power supply
    - Amiga AGA custom chipset
    - CPU slot connector for accelerator cards
    - on-board 68030 CPU
    - on-board 68882 FPU
    - 16 MB Fast RAM
    - 2 MB Chip RAM
    - four full-length Zorro III slots
    - three ISA slots
    - extended video slot
    - 3.5" IDE port
    - internal floppy port
    - PS/2 keyboard port supporting Amiga and PC keyboards (PC work in progress)
  - PS/2 mouse port (work in progress)
  - Amiga mouse and joystick ports
  - serial and parallel ports
  - 15-pin VGA port with 15kHz RGB output
  - 24-pin breakout header with full RGB port support (for external scandoublers, genlocks, SCART cables, etc..)
  - 3.5mm stereo jack
  - on-board RTC with battery


  - Another link to the story on Hackaday.com

  I WANT ONE NOW!!!



22 Aug 18

Todays Highlights
  - 3Dprinting service Custom Amiga Designs is happy to announce their NEW Website 3dprintserviceshop.com for your hard to find Amiga needs.


31 Jul 18

Todays Highlights
  - Amiga made the front page of Slashdot! Commodore's Amiga Is Being Revived In Newly Updated Hardware

  - More from Hot Hardware


15 Jul 18

Todays Highlights
  - MNT is now taking preorders for the successor to its VA2000 graphics card the ZZ9000



  ZZ9000 is the successor to the VA2000 Amiga graphics card. But it can do more than just graphics: based on the Xilinx ZYNQ XC7Z020 chip, it features not only a powerful 7-series FPGA, but also 2 ARM Cortex-A9 cores and DDR3 memory.

  - Her are a few of the specifications.
    - RTG: Up to 1920x1080 FHD screen resolution at 8bit 256-colors "Chunky", 16bit or 32bit color depths
    - Includes enhanced VA2000CX Amiga native video passthrough functionality with AGA support ("scandoubler")
    - Dual 666MHz ARM Cortex A9 coprocessors to offload computing tasks like JPEG, MP3 decoding and graphics acceleration
    - 1GB DDR3 RAM
    - Ethernet interface: Get your Amiga online
    - SD Card interface
    - USB debug serial port
    - For Amiga 2000, 3000 and 4000 (Zorro 2/3 compatible)
    - Drivers, firmware and schematics will be open sourced
    - Includes all necessary cables and metal slot bracket


23 Jun 18

Todays Highlights
  - While not Amiga related, exciting news on the Commodore 128 front. Stefany Allaire is creating the successor called the c256Foenix.



  - A great article from Retro Game network about the C256


31 May 18

Todays Highlights
  - Let's celebrate International Amiga Day. (link from 2017)

This is GREAT!
Pic linked from IndieRetroNews.com

  - Happy Birthday Jay Miner.


20 May 18

Todays Highlights
   - Amiga Round Table has returned!

5 May 18

Todays Highlights
   - Spent most of the day working on the back end. Things are really starting to come together!

1 Apr 18

Todays Highlights
  - No April fools here. It's a real update!!

  - Part 12 of the Jeremy Reimers OUTSTANDING History of the Amiga. A MUST read!!!
  - New crowdfunding compatible case for the Amiga 500 & Plus.
  - The Commodore Story movie is released.
  - Tower 57 is released.
  - Amiga Future turns 20.


29 Mar 18

Todays Highlights
  - WOW!! Two new projects to recreate the A4000 motherboard

  - Paul Rezendes launched a Gofundme project for an Amiga 4000 Replica motherboard with Schematics. PLEASE DONATE!!!



  - Another A4000 motherboard project based on the cost reduction version. (Amiga.org thread)


  Direct link to 26 pics of the board.


1 Jan 18

Todays Highlights
  - Happy New Year!


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