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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by Niode Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:38 am

Pulsar_t wrote:Obligatory :lol:


Ya! Popcorn!

It even has Jon Hare in it!
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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by samsonlonghair Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:46 am

So the product is a laptop with no screen? Lame.
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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by CRTGAMER Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:47 pm

Reminds me of all the "Plug n Play" games. A novel PC compatible portable ideal. Easy to take a keyboard with you, hopefully it at least has WiFi built in. Bit of hassle having to tie up the motel TV though, especially since the hotspot for Internet is usually downstairs at the coffee bar. As cheap and small as Atom laptops are, I don't see a market for this.

Thanks for post, interesting read.
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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by Pulsar_t Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:55 pm

Niode wrote:
Pulsar_t wrote:Obligatory :lol:


Ya! Popcorn!

It even has Jon Hare in it!


Awesome! I'm sure they didn't have a hard time programming the input because the original song had limited instruments/channels bless the Amiga :lol:
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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by CRTGAMER Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:56 pm

I read the other link. Not really a portable, probably after the Apple Mini market.

Apple Mini - I would love one of these sitting in the TV shelf hooked up to my HD.
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Commodore PC Keyboard
http://www.engadget.com/2008/03/24/cybernets-all-in-one-keyboard-computers-get-an-upgrade/
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Not a Laptop. Commodore all in one PC keyboard has minimal of 2 leashes.
Computer needs Power (is there a battery?) and VGA or DVI cables.

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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by Lord_Santa Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:28 am

bah

I thought it was something revolutionary

like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AwfyBzeidk

and this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV3sTyoT3DQ

now *that* is something I'd pay for

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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by fastbilly1 Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:46 am

Sorry Commodore group, if I want a computer in a keyboard, ASUS gets my money:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r-y3HeNle0
Supposed to be released in April.
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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by CRTGAMER Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:31 am

Lord_Santa wrote:bah

I thought it was something revolutionary

like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AwfyBzeidk

and this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV3sTyoT3DQ

now *that* is something I'd pay for

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I'll stick with my SX-64, the very first production transportable color computer. Modded to accept video on that silly 5" CRT.

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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by Lord_Santa Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:23 pm

upon further inspection, it supports "most" OS's, but *not* GEOS!?!?!??!

WTF?

and Windows-keys??

"and for good measures we slapped on the C= logo"

yeah...

*chokes*

this was the crappiest piece of *********

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Re: Commodore returning to the PC market

by CRTGAMER Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:01 pm

Lord_Santa wrote:upon further inspection, it supports "most" OS's, but *not* GEOS!?!?!??!

WTF?

and Windows-keys??

"and for good measures we slapped on the C= logo"

yeah...

*chokes*

this was the crappiest piece of *********

ARGH!

Just a PC. Well I guess you could install the VICE C-64, Vic20, P.E.T. EMU.

http://www.viceteam.org/

One of my other Commodores. Only Mod was larger speaker and an 80 column board.
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