Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 2nd Sep 2006 19:43 UTC, submitted by Saad
Amiga & AROS The Amiga changed the computer industry. It was based on a multitasking operating system, rivaled the graphics power of some workstations and was affordable enough for home users. Unfortunately, Commodore struggled to maintain Amiga's lead, and through a number of bizarre business decisions (refusing to license the Amiga design to Sun), went bankrupt. Read about the history of the Commodore Amiga at Low End Mac.
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RE[3]: The real history
by jthomas on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 12:31 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The real history"
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>>Not so in the US, it was a bit player there.
>Are you saying the Amiga was a bit player or the ST? If >you are saying Amiga was a bit player in the US that is >not true. The Amiga in the states was very popular. >There were several Computer shops, including Software >Etc., and EB selling Amiga systems and software in the >day. Far more shops sold Amiga in my city then, then >they do selling Macs in this area today. There were also >quite a large selection of mail order shops too.

several Amigas were used also by "big players" like Wald Disney (a lot), NASA (all telemetric management for the Shuttle and the russian MIR station), all big american TV networks, etc..

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