Users' questions

Who owns the Amiga brand?

Who owns the Amiga brand?

The Amiga brand was then sold to another PC manufacturer, Gateway 2000, which had announced grand plans for it. However, in 1999, Gateway sold Amiga to Amino Development for almost 5 million dollars. Gateway still retained ownership to all Amiga patents.

Where is Amiga located?

Santa Clara
It is most famous for having developed the Amiga computer, code named Lorraine….Amiga Corporation.

The first logo
Industry Computer
Headquarters Santa Clara, California, United States
Key people Jay Miner (founder)
Products Amiga

Who created Amiga?

Commodore International
Amiga Corporation

When did Commodore buy Amiga?

August 1984
In a subsequent development, the Amiga group received interested from Commodore, and began discussions of selling the company. In August 1984, Amiga was purchased by Commodore for $27 million, including paying off the loan from Atari.

What was the best Amiga?

The best-selling model, the Amiga 500 was introduced in 1987 (along with the more expandable Amiga 2000) and sold four to six million units in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The Amiga 3000 was introduced in 1990, followed by the Amiga 500 Plus, and the Amiga 600 in March 1992.

Is Amiga dead?

The Amiga is dead. The poor Amiga had been at death’s door for several years. It managed to live because of its potent basic design and thousands of rabid Amiga fans who would rather switch to a typewriter than a PC or Mac. The Amiga died because Commodore denied it growth, support or even respect.

Why did Amiga fail?

The reason the Amiga failed was because it was cheap and manufactured by a toy company. For all the might and mighty graphics & sound (of the day) it sported, businesses wanted nothing to do with cheap plastic machines that had limited expansion.

What killed Amiga?

The Amiga died because Commodore denied it growth, support or even respect. A group of refugees from companies such as Atari designed the Amiga, and then, needing money for marketing, sold it to Commodore.

What is the female version of Amigo?

O amigo is a male friend and a amiga is a female one.

Does Amiga mean in Spanish?

female friend
noun, plural a·mi·gas [uh-mee-guhz; Spanish ah-mee-gahs]. a female friend.

Was the Amiga a failure?

Amiga failed partly because of price The Amiga lost its price advantage over other machines. Upon release, it was about halfway between the Atari ST and the Macintosh. It was a much better computer than either, but Commodore couldn’t tell you why.

Is it OK to say amigo?

“Amigo” is not necessarily offensive. After all, it means “friend.” It’s not like your companion was summoning the waiter by calling him “boy” or “son.” I mentioned your dilemma to a friend when I was dining out the other night, and he immediately called over the Hispanic busser and asked what he thought.

Who was the founder of the Amiga Corporation?

Amiga Corporation was a United States computer company formed in the early 1980s as Hi-Toro. It is most famous for having developed the Amiga computer, code named Lorraine . In the early 1980s Jay Miner, along with other Atari staffers, had become fed up with management and decamped.

What kind of processor does the Amiga have?

The Amiga’s Motorola 68040 Central Processor Unit (CPU) is not part of the motherbord, but instead on a independant board of it’s own, with a few additional support chips. This board then plugs into the processor slot on the Amiga motherboard, as seen here on the right.

When did the Commodore Amiga 2500 come out?

1988: Commodore introduces the Amiga 2000HD. 1988:Commodore introduces the Amiga 2500. 1989: January- Commodore announces that 1 million Amiga computers have been sold. 1989: November- Commodore announces the Amiga 2500/30. It is essentially an Amiga 2000 with a 2630 Accelerator Board (25-MHz 68030 and 68882 math coprocessor).

Which is better the Amiga 3000 or the Amiga 4000?

The 32-bit Motorola 68040 central processor screams along at 25MHz, making the Amiga 4000 3 to 6 times faster than the older Amiga 3000. The new powerful AGA graphicsco-processor chips are capable of displaying 256 colors from a pallete of 16.7 million at 800×600 resolution.