* Astronomy

Members Login
Post Info TOPIC: Amiga Turns 20


L

Posts: 128193
Date:
Amiga Turns 20
Permalink  
 


Spaceballs - 9 Fingers - Commodore Amiga Demo 1993



__________________


L

Posts: 128193
Date:
Amiga Demo
Permalink  
 


Spaceballs - State of the Art was one of the most memorable demo's to come from the Amiga Demo Scene, It was hard to believe a home computer from the early 90's could pump out something like this on 1 Floppy disc.



__________________


L

Posts: 128193
Date:
Amiga Demo
Permalink  
 


Enigma by PHENOMENA
The awesome 91'demo from Phenomena on Commodore AMIGA computer.
Music by firefox and Tip.



__________________


L

Posts: 128193
Date:
RE: Amiga Turns 20
Permalink  
 


An exercise in computing, not nostalgia
The Amiga computer has long been the subject of intense nostalgia in the hearts of anyone who owned one. Released in 1985, only a year after the original Macintosh, the Amiga featured vivid colour graphics, 4-channel stereo sampled sound, and a graphical, pre-emptive multitasking operating system that seemed to come from years in the future. Yet the Amiga languished in obscurity, meriting barely a footnote in most books on the history of the personal computer. In the story that arose of the battle between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs for domination of the computing universe, there was seemingly no room for a third protagonist.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 128193
Date:
The Spectacular Rise And Fall Of Commodore
Permalink  
 


On The Edge: The Spectacular Rise And Fall Of Commodore by Brian Bagnall
Filled with first-hand accounts of ambition, greed, and inspired engineering, this history of the personal computer revolution takes readers inside the cutthroat world of Commodore. Before Apple, IBM, or Dell, Commodore was the first computer maker to market its machines to the public, selling an estimated 22 million Commodore 64s. These halcyon days were tumultuous, however, owing to the expectations and unsparing tactics of founder Jack Tramiel. Engineers and managers with the company between 1976 and 1994 share their experiences of the groundbreaking moments, soaring business highs, and stunning employee turnover that came along with being on top of the PC world in the early days.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 128193
Date:
Amiga Turns 20
Permalink  
 


20 years ago on July 23rd the Commodore Amiga was unveiled at the Lincoln Centre in New York. For the launch Commodore had hired Andy Warhol & Debbie Harry (Blondie) to demonstrate the Amiga's graphics capabilities.

__________________
«First  <  1 2 | Page of 2  sorted by
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.



Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard