Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Dec 2013 00:11 UTC
Morphos

The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the public release of MorphOS 3.4, which introduces faster R300 graphics drivers, improved video playback on G5-based systems, support for non-native display resolutions on various PowerBooks, screen blanker password protection, and numerous bug fixes and other improvements. For an overview of the included changes, please read our release notes.

Some serious improvements in there. Their market is probably small, but they release new versions at a relatively stable pace. One of the very few alternative operating systems that has managed to survive over the years where so many others fell.

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MOS6510
Member since:
2011-05-12

If only, if only, we knew back then it would end some day and we could have enjoyed our Amiga even more.

Computers today lack personality. If you had a computer in the 80's you'd know what that means.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Sure do. My first computer was Timex 2068 around 1985.

Still remember seeing them sold as DYI kit, like the PI nowadays. ;)

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MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

I looked it up, looks very nice and seems like a fun computer!

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Nico57 Member since:
2006-12-18

By that time, my computer was a Zenith Data Systems PC/XT: Intel 8088 8MHz, 640 KB (who needs more...), EGA adapter, 30 MB hard drive.
Due to a really nasty BIOS bug, the hard drive operated really slowly when booted straight away, and I had to floppy-boot MS-DOS in order to have it work at a decent speed.

Totally no personality at all.

Ran King Quest I fine though.

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The123king Member since:
2009-05-28

Being a young-un, my first PC was a PIII IBM Thinkpad T21. That had plenty of personality. If you count memory errors and a dodgy IDE chipset that ate HDD's for breakfast as "personality".

Though I have to say, my favourite computer i've ever owned was an EeePC 901. Beautiful design, (relatively) fast, and wonderfully portable. Supported Haiku like a dream, and definitely stood apart from any other device i've ever owned. Shame i sold it.

Edited 2013-12-18 19:04 UTC

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