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 05/02/2007 at 1:15 PM