Birth of the Commie 64

Subject: General Tech | October 22, 2007 - 08:48 AM |
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Ars Technica carries on in their look at the history of Amiga, this time focusing on the time surrounding the birth of the hugely popular Commodore 64.  The story at that point was more than just the hardware, or even the debacle that was the Commodore Amiga Operating System.  Some of the people that were involved in Commodore and the recently purchased Amiga team were rather interesting individuals.

"The MOS purchase got Commodore into the computer business, starting with the PET, then the low-cost VIC 20, and

finally in 1982 the company released the best-selling personal computer model of all time: the Commodore 64.

The 64 was a huge hit, selling over 22 million machines over its life span and firmly cementing Commodore as one

of the major players in the burgeoning personal computer industry. However, things were not all rosy at the

company."

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Source: Ars Technica
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