The Commodore (Name) May Live Again



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I would consider something like this for my mom or grandma if the price was right(low enough). I think this will have a market for mostly the type of people who don't really do anything that graphics intensive or maybe as a basic workstation. My mom sees nothing particularly slow about our Pentium D, 1GB DDR, GeForce 6600LE computer from 3+ years ago, and I think this would certainly perform better in many things simply because it has a better CPU and more RAM.



 I had originally written something fun, but the site filters thought I was spamming for some reason and they haven't re-posted it. Anyway, I'll just say that if that's a pict of the real thing, I want one. Esp if you can include a dedicated gfx card.


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 Maybe a descrete mobility card. But if you think you'll be gaming on something like this, I doubt it...


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It's like having an all in one PC that you can upgrade the screen on....... I want it in biege!  I still have an old Commodore..... I played alot of joust on that thing







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If only it came in beige/tan, had rounded edges, and came loaded with a C-64 emulator and the greatest game of all time, Lode Runner installed...

 For those of us who cut our geek baby teeth on a C-64 back in the day, this is totally rad. 


Keith E. Whisman

Your description sounds like they took a laptop and a nice one at that and lopped off the display half of the computer.

I don't think this is going to go very far because the battery isn't going to last very long if there is one and who wants to sit on a couch with wires all over the place.

Computers like this already exist and they are usually used in Doctors offices.. I think they should aim this product to compete in the office environment as an all in one computer. As a cheap and small work station capable of anything an office may need a computer to do.




 Where in the article does it indicate anything about a battery? And with the size of the unit, you'd find it on a desk, attached to an LCD monitor, It looks to be big, and heavy, so portability isn't really an option. And besides, it looks to be a modern take on the C64, which was a desktop PC.


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Sebie Kay

Having missed the whole Commodore era (I was to little to remember any of it), this still sounds like a neat idea!  Actually, I could see a market for this, if it was priced and played correctly.  I know I would probably buy one if I would be able to hook it into a hotel room TV during trips and such.  After all, you can only get so much screen space on a laptop to do documents, watch DVD's, etc.  Using a TV in a hotel room as your monitor... yeah, I would snatch one of these bad boys up!  Just make sure it has a DVI port also, so I can use it at home.

Perhaps an attachment for a mobile screen?  Similar to the old portable Playstation screens?

What ever the case, I could see a market for this.  Albite, a little small, but still a market.

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This would be kinda nifty if the price were right.



They should put the AmigaOS in ROM and enable the system to dual boot.


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Nothing wrong with using Intel Processors and mainstream technology, Apple made the move awhile ago. It was a sad day when Commodore vanished.



Or you could just get an EEE Keyboard.

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