Amiga Mini wants to relive Commodore glory days

The Amiga brand has been slapped on a high-end gaming PC, which in turn has a whopping $2,495 price tag slapped on it.

Amiga Mini
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Moooo! Grrrrr! Smash! Crash! That's the sound of a curmudgeonly cash-cow being dragged out of retirement to see whether there's a drop or two of milk left in her wizened udders. The name of this cash-cow: Amiga.

Amiga's maker Commodore -- remember them? Congratulations on being as old as me , but bad news: it's not the same company, it just owns the name -- has reintroduced the Amiga brand, slapping it on a high-end gaming PC that looks suspiciously like a Mac Mini .

It's even called the Amiga Mini, so Apple's lawyers are presumably getting ready to fire forth a barrage of cease-and-desist letters claiming it patented smallness.

Read more of " Amiga Mini high-end PC wants to relive Commodore glory days " at Crave UK.

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Natasha Lomas is the Mobile Phones Editor for CNET UK, where she writes reviews, news and features. Previously she was Senior Reporter at Silicon.com, covering mobile technology in the business sphere. She's been covering tech online since 2005.

 

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