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Old 10-03-2007, 07:51 AM   #16
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Default Re: OS4 on classic updates

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"chocolate teapot"

and

"Glass chisel"

are personal favourites...
My favourite is "inflatable dartboard."
... Solar powered torch. :-)
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Old 10-03-2007, 08:55 AM   #17
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Except that you actually get solar powered torches.
(which charge and store power during the day, oddly enough ).

-(e)
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:31 AM   #18
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Oh if we are going to be that pedantic, the chocolate teapot is useful when you are hungry.

(Sorry, stuck in work and I'm starving)

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Old 10-03-2007, 09:34 AM   #19
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Except that you actually get solar powered torches.
(which charge and store power during the day, oddly enough ).

-(e)
Spoilsport. :-P
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Old 10-03-2007, 10:10 AM   #20
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Default Re: OS4 on classic updates

Rather than just keep saying its useless and a dead end maybe you could add an explaination?

Who is going to buy OS4 for classic? I will if/when released.

Are you just fedup of waiting? Did you sell your PPC cards thinking OS4 release would never come and now feel hatred towards OS4?
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:05 PM   #21
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I think new PPC accelerators for Classic Amigas would sell and help sell the OS. Plenty people still like to use the classic to run that old software/WHDLoad at the same time as newer stuff. I know I wouldn't buy another machine just for wordprocessing /internet, for that I already have a PC, but the classic has that special feeling
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:21 PM   #22
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as far as buying it do a poll....I'm in within the next 48hrs i know it would be up to 500 or so! I personally think it is coming just chill and wait
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:49 PM   #23
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I'm buying it for sure, "if/when..?". This dead-end talk is a bunch of cr*p. There can't be any clearer "dead end" than buying a PC. On almost any day I could find 3, 4, 5 year-old PCs piled up on sidewalks in the garbage. Thanks to obsolescence "built in", getting a PC is guaranteed fast-track to a dead end. PCs really are fast -- the fastest way to lose your investment.

Like pretty much everyone else, I use PCs all the time. I just view them as disposable commodities, the actual data being the only thing of value. Amiga hardware at least retains some if not all of its value.
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:35 PM   #24
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Any updates now we know its coming? What im asking about is software not hardware compatability. IP stack? DVD player? Browser? anything else?
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Old 10-23-2007, 11:40 PM   #25
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Any updates now we know its coming? What im asking about is software not hardware compatability. IP stack? DVD player? Browser? anything else?
It's funny you mention those particular things, because they're catered for. OS4 comes with a TCP/IP stack, an OEM version of DVplayer (to play dvds), and an OEM version of IBrowse. DVplayer is restricted to not be able to change skins or play AVI files, and IBrowse is restricted in some way I believe. I think it may be restricted to one browser tab. But there are no demo timeouts.
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:27 AM   #26
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Will it be possible to use whdload or classic demos/games somehow on os4classic?
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:43 AM   #27
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AFAIK os4 classic can use the AGA chips. Even u can use your os4 on an AGA screen. (of course a gfx card recommended.)
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Old 10-24-2007, 01:51 AM   #28
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But the 68k is emulated ? And all old stuff works ?
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Old 10-24-2007, 02:04 AM   #29
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But the 68k is emulated ? And all old stuff works ?
Why would it be emulated? This is OS4 for CLASSIC, i.e. amigas that have a 68k cpu. In fact since it's for CLASSIC and requires a PPC chip there must be a 68040 or 68060 on board the PPC accelerator as well.

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Old 10-24-2007, 02:10 AM   #30
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Yeah, nothing would be better. But I would like this confirmed 100%.

Will whdload still work in Os4 ? And demos ? If it is, im buying for
sure
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