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Amigos Amiga Podcast: New Videos online
Published 17.11.2019 - 09:47 by AndreasM
Greaseweazle: Backup your old Disks on the PC
Published 17.11.2019 - 09:40 by osz
The author of the free "FlashFloppy" firmware, which is beeing used a lot in the so-called "Gotek" drive, has released a new project. This time it is all about backing up diskettes from old computer systems on the PC, including Amiga diskettes, too. The "Greaseweazle" firmware and instructions are available for free in the GitHub repository of this project. All you need are some Dupont cables, a corresponding drive, a so-called STM32 "Blue Pill" board as well as a USB-TTL adapter. The STM32 board and the USB-TTL adapter are really inexpensive and can be purchased online. "Greaseweazle" thus offers a cost-effective alternative to the existing Kryoflux project.
GitHub repository: https://github.com/keirf/Greaseweazle/wiki
Kultmags.com: Four new AmigaDOS issues available
Published 16.11.2019 - 19:03 by osz
On kultmags.com new issue scans with Amiga reference have been published for download.
The issues 03/1991, 09/1991, 10/1991 and 12/1991 of the Amiga DOS magazine can be downloaded.
Published 16.11.2019 - 19:02 by AndreasM
Saimo write on https://amigaworld.net
When in 2018 I produced the physical edition of Huenison, I intended to close forever the development of that game (originally released in 2013 and then updated five times). Yet, writing Blastaway inspired me some video system features/improvements that I just couldn't resist backport to Huenison. And now, an updated version of Huenison is available!
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2-IoKxbGtg [...]
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The Standard about "Amiga vs. Atari ST: The Religious War of the 1980s"
Published 16.11.2019 - 18:53 by osz
About three weeks ago, an online article about the Amiga was published in the Austrian "Standard". The title there reads: "Amiga vs. Atari ST: The Religious War of the 1980s". The article looks at two major computers in the so-called 16-bit revolution and briefly discusses the merits of both systems.
Article: https://www.derstandard.de/story/200011 ... der-1980er
BestWB 1.3 released
Published 16.11.2019 - 18:52 by AndreasM
BestWB is a workbench pack that aims to be much like an enhancement, an updated extension to AmigaOS 3.1.4, without all those hardware penalties typically associated with these kind of packs. It is indeed a better 3.1.4 than 3.1.4 itself!
BestWB will suit anyone that wishes a clean AmigaOS experience without the unneeded bloat often associated with these kind of distros. It persues speed and usability and does not focus on eye candy.
If you are already a BestWB user get the updates from previous versions here: [...]
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Emu68: Motorola MC680x0 emulator for the Raspberry Pi
Published 16.11.2019 - 17:46 by osz
Emu68 is a project currently still in development by Michal Schulz. He was already working as a developer for the AROS project. Michal Schulz's goal is to write a Motorola MC680x0 emulator for the Raspberry Pi. From the Raspberry Pi 2 upwards, it should be possible in future to develop code for the m68k architecture much faster. In addition to a virtual CPU Emu68 should in future also be able to emulate Motorola FPUs. The focus is set on a fast code execution, ensuring the highest possible compatibility with the respective CPUs and FPUs. Currently the emulator reaches over 1400 SysInfo MIPS and more than 1350000 Dhrystones.
Project progress on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/michal_schulz
Amiberry 3.0 is out now
Published 16.11.2019 - 17:22 by osz
Version 3.0 of the emulation package AmiBerry is out now. This software is developed for small ARM-based computers like the Raspberry Pi. The big version jump brings a lot of changes. A detailed list of all changes in the new version can be found in the version history on GitHub: https://github.com/midwan/amiberry/wiki ... istory#v30
More information and download: https://github.com/midwan/amiberry/
A new RAM-Expansion for the Amiga 600 is coming
Published 16.11.2019 - 17:04 by osz
On November 18th, 2019 Lotharek's new memory expansion for the Amiga 600 can be ordered. It was developed by Boris Krizma, a Slovakian hardware developer who has already developed the Furia turbo card. The memory expansion is named "eX601". The expansion adds not only an additional MB of chip RAM to your Amiga, but it has also a real-time clock with a battery, a dedicated socket for the Indivision ECS and two clock ports. The price is $43.50/€39.50/169.00 PLN/£33.79/ plus shipping costs from Poland.
Further informations and ordering details: https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=281
A sneak peek at the ACA1240/1260 cooling system
Published 16.11.2019 - 16:06 by AndreasM
Jens Schönfeld write on his webpage:
Almost one year ago, we've announced that we'll also offer accelerators with the "big" members of the Motorola family, the 68040 and 68060 CPUs. The ACA1240/1260 is now taking shape: Our internal prototypes have been equipped with all custom-made parts of the cooling system for the first time this week.
More under https://icomp.de/shop-icomp/en/33/items ... -1260.html