Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 18:00 UTC
Amiga & AROS Always wanted to own the IP and trademarks of one of the most innovative computer brands in history? A brand carried by a computer which was easily ten years ahead of its time, capable of multitasking (in colour) with multiple resolutions displayed at the same time, while Windows were still windows and the Mac couldn't hold more than 8 pages in its word processor on its single-tasking monochrome operating system? Yes, Bill McEwen's Amiga, Inc. is selling the Amiga trademark and all associated IP. It's not like the guy was doing anything with it anyway.
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And?
by leech on Wed 3rd Nov 2010 03:12 UTC
leech
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2006-01-10

The problem is that there really is no one who cares anymore. Last I had read, the Amiga IP meant jack, Hyperion won the lawsuit that said they basically own the AmigaOS and can use the Boing Ball.

That's basically all Amiga Inc. has, the trademark, which is still fuzzy.

The coolest thing that I had heard that was announced at Amiwest 2010 was that AmigaOS 4.1 was going to become available to Classic Amigas with PPC. The problem of course is that unless you already have one of these rare items, then you can't use it anyhow. Not to mention finding one for sale.. usually it's in the price range of of the Sam440 boards.

By the way, I still think my A4000D is more enjoyable to tinker around with and use than any Windows machine.

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