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Old 02-26-2012, 12:18 AM   #101
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Default Re: Hyperion announce 12" Netbook running AmigaOS - due end of Q1/2012



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When is the AmigaOS 4.x netbook coming out????
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Old 02-26-2012, 12:40 AM   #102
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Default Re: Hyperion announce 12" Netbook running AmigaOS - due end of Q1/2012

Certainly is getting on through Q1/2012...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=526MH9bHHdU

"At AmiWest 2011, Hyperion announced a new AmigaOS4 Netbook, priced at just $300 to $500 designed to be a entry level device for fans or people interested in OS4 at the very least Timberwolf (firefox port) should be usable on the device.

Features (all subject to change)
12 inch 1024 X 768 Screen
e300 PPC CPU, Rumored to be 400Mhz (could be up to 800Mhz)
256mb Ram (maybe 512mb or as an option)
PowerVR Graphics Chip
USB, Ethernet, WiFi
Video Out (maybe)
SSD (4Gb to 16Gb)
$300 to $500
OS4 already runs on the device.

Due: 2012 (maybe 1Q but dont hold your breath)
Great news for the Amiga community and OS4."
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:09 PM   #105
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Default Re: Hyperion announce 12" Netbook running AmigaOS - due end of Q1/2012

I, too, am eagerly awaiting the arrival of this in the next few months, my friend.

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Default Re: Hyperion announce 12" Netbook running AmigaOS - due end of Q1/2012

Persia, You're just not wishing hard enough or we'd be to the chewy center by now.

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Default Re: Hyperion announce 12" Netbook running AmigaOS - due end of Q1/2012

I am looking forward to its release. Granted that it wont be my day to day machine, but it will be useful for when I have to travel. Lets hope that it gets released in the second quarter and maintains that price point.
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I am looking forward to its release. Granted that it wont be my day to day machine, but it will be useful for when I have to travel. Lets hope that it gets released in the second quarter and maintains that price point.
Yeah highly unlikely to be my day to day machine either.

Whoops due date just slipped by.
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Default Re: Hyperion announce 12" Netbook running AmigaOS - due end of Q1/2012

Interesting read, we'll see what happens....they have 9 weeks left.

For diehard "classic is the only Amiga" camp the price point is low enough to take a gamble just to try OS4. If you don't like it sell it on I guess.

Buying used Powerbooks from nobs on scumbay is opening the door to all manner of madnesses. You get the decade old crud, pay for MOS and the machine dies two weeks later then what?

AROS + new x86 netbook is the only comparable setup really.
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Buying used Powerbooks from nobs on scumbay is opening the door to all manner of madnesses. You get the decade old crud, pay for MOS and the machine dies two weeks later then what?
Actually, the New World PPC Macs are some of the best-built computers I've encountered. I've owned close to a dozen of them and only ever had one die, and that I'm pretty sure was due to accidental static discharge when I upgraded the RAM.

Not that I'd be opposed to picking up a modern PPC laptop to experiment with, if they do achieve a better price point than other OS4 gear, but I'd still put a G3/G4 PowerBook up against a Chinese netbook any day, when it comes to sturdiness.
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